This website is written by Joel R. Brandes, of the New York Bar. Mr. Brandes is an acknowledged expert and authority on New York divorce and family law. He is the author of the treatise Law and the Family New York, 2d (6 volumes), Law and The Family New York, 2d Revised (9 volumes),Law and the Family New York Forms (4 volumes), Law and the Family New York Forms 2d Edition, and Law and the Family New York Forms 2019 Edition. (Thomson Reuters) and The New York Matrimonial Trial Handbook (Bookbaby). He wrote Digest of Equitable Distribution Cases and Equitable Distribution Case Law, both published by the New York State Bar Association, and has been a contributor to several law books. Mr Brandes has written and lectured extensively on family law and international child abduction. He has authored more than 500 published articles that have appeared in legal journals. From 1988 to 2002 he authored “Law and the Family”, a regular monthly column in the New York Law Journal. During that time, he cochaired the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section. In that capacity he moderated and participated in more than 150 seminars. From 1977 to 2002 he wrote a quarterly column, entitled "Recent Decisions, Trends and Legislation," in the New York State Bar Association, Family Law Review. Since 2003 he has written Bits and Bytes, ™ a bi-monthly electronic newsletter, a website, New York Divorce and Family Law ( www.nysdivorce.com), and two blogs, “New York Divorce and Family Law” (https://brandeslaw.blogspot.com/) and “A Child is Missing: The International Child Abduction Blog”( https://joelbrandes.blogspot.com/). Mr. Brandes was counsel in the landmark Court of Appeals cases of Morone v Morone, Tucker v Tucker and McSparron v McSparron, and has more than 120 reported New York trial or appellate decisions. He earned his J.D. at Brooklyn Law School and his LL.M. at New York University.
Bari Brandes Corbin, a member of the New York Bar, and Evan B. Brandes a member of the New York and Massachusetts Bars are regular contributors to this website. Bari Brandes Corbin, a member of the New York Bar, maintains her office for the practice of law in Laurel Hollow, New York. Evan B. Brandes is a member of the New York and Massachusetts Bars and a Solicitor in New South Wales, Australia. He is experienced in Family law and Real Estate law. He can be reached by clicking on this link, or by telephone 011 61 431 314 948, or email to:firstname.lastname@example.org.
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