Whose Fault Is It?

Not long ago, I sat in the hallway of the Nassau County Supreme Court Matrimonial Center and heard a random husband rant at this divorce lawyer, then just out loud, that he wants the Judge to know its all his wife’s parents fault that they are getting a divorce.  He was relentless in his ramblings.  I initially thought he was just a wack-a-do, as did most others who heard him.  Guess what? The Judge does NOT care.  Unless it is “egregious” beyond belief, it does not matter as to the outcome of your divorce case, inclusive of child custody and child support and or spousal maintenance.  Why doesn’t a Judge care? Because the law does not care.  It is not one of the facts to be an element of the law for relief of any kind. Read more