fresh York Becomes 6th State to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage; California Next?

Albany, fresh York.  Last night, in a 33-29 vote, the fresh York Senate passed a same sex marriage bill likely to be signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo.  When of which bill is usually signed by the governor, who lobbied for its passage, fresh York becomes the sixth state to legalize gay marriage. A…

Joint Custody Pioneer Dies in California

James Cook of California, hailed by many divorce professionals as the pioneer of modern “joint custody” arrangements, died of natural causes at his home in California. Following his bitter divorce, Cook lobbied the legislature in Sacramento within the late 1970s to pass a then-novel law that will provided wide discretion to family court judges in…