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Custody, Domestic Violence and a Child’s Preference  

Author:  Judith M.  Reichler .; Nancy S.  Erickson.

Source: Volume 08, Number 05, June/July 2003 , pp.65-67(3)

Domestic Violence Report

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The Appellate Division, Second Department, recently decided Wissink v. Wissink, 749 N.Y.S.2d 550 (2d Dept. 2002), which it called “a vexing custody dispute over a teenaged girl who has expressed a clear “preference to live with her father.” The case is discussed here.

Keywords: land mines in interpersonal violence

Affiliations:  1: Family Violence Task Force; 2: Legal Services for New York City.

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