Did you know that one in four women on campus will suffer the violence of sexual assault? Why is the incidence of rape and sexual assault so high on university property? Because the administrators of the college elite have prioritized university reputation above safety and well-being of its women students.
Separating and starting a new life is a very emotional, difficult life-changing event. If you and your spouse are fortunate enough to be able to agree on many of the issues to start new lives, then collaborative divorce may be the best option for you. Why?
I have practiced in many family and criminal courts over the past 25 years in New York State. An issue of significant importance which we must guard against happening in the courts of our state, is the prosecution of women in criminal or family court under the state’s penal and child abuse laws, respectively, for using drugs or alcohol during pregnancy. Eighteen states prosecute pregnant women for child abuse for using drugs during pregnancy and 18 states require health care professionals to report suspected drug abuse.