The Sword of Damocles and Custody

December 19, 2011

  • 76D Child Custody
  • 76DIII Incidents and Extent of Custody Award
  • 76Dk100 k. In General.

76D Child CustodyA custody order is not meant to be a Sword of Damocles hanging over the head of a non-custodial parent who makes an emergency decision in good faith.
Pamela R. v. James N., 884 N.Y.S.2d 323 (Fam. Ct. 2009)
Suggested by Ben Frisch, Senior Attorney Editor, Westlaw