New York Juvenile Law Lawyer, New York
Divorce & Family Law, Juvenile Law, Child Custody, Family Law, Child Support
Former Family Court Prosecutor
Attorney David Bliven graduated with honors from Syracuse University in 1993 with a B.A. in Sociology. He went on to serve as a judicial intern and s... (more)
SAMPLE LEGAL CASES
... Although Family Court issued letters of guardianship to the aunt, it refused to make the factual findings that would enable appellant to apply for special immigrant juvenile status, ie, that she was eligible for long-term foster care due to abuse, neglect or abandonment, and that it ...
... Important to this case is that, in those types of cases, the Legislature, strongly prompted by the United States Supreme Court, has instructed that a juvenile has the constitutional right to be in court to be heard. ... The juvenile is now a leader. ...
... or abandonment, and that it would not be in his best interest to be returned to his previous country of nationality or last habitual residence, so as to enable him to petition the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services for special immigrant juvenile status pursuant to 8 ...