The law relating to family disputes and obligations has grown dramatically since the 1970s, as legislators and judges have reexamined and redefined legal relationships surrounding Divorce, Child Custody, and Child Support. Family law has become entwined with national debates over the structure of the family, gender bias, and morality. Despite many changes made by state and federal legislators, family law remains a contentious area of U.S. law, generating strong emotions from those who have had to enter the legal process.
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2017-06-26T20:56:26+00:00By Harriette Steinberg|The Divorce Sherpa Blog: Matrimonial & Family Law|
About the Author: Harriette Steinberg
HARRIETTE M. STEINBERG received her Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University in 1981 and has been admitted to practice before the U. S Supreme Court, Courts of the State of New York, U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Southern districts of New York. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association; New York State Woman’s Bar Association; Nassau County Bar Association and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. She is a past Director of the Nassau County Bar Association, where she chaired the Elder Law, Social Services, and Health Advocacy Committee for the 1992 and 1993 terms and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee for 1999 and 2000 terms. Harriette has also served as chair of the General Practice Section of the New York State Bar Association (2007 and 2008 terms).