Wisselman & Associates Articles Child Custody Issues Emerge in Kennedy Divorce Case

Child Custody Issues Emerge in Kennedy Divorce Case

By Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C.  Jun. 12, 2012 11:15a

According to information allegedly obtained from a legal affidavit that was part of the Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Mary Kennedy divorce case, instances of abusive behavior toward Mary's step children had spurred RFK, Jr. to seek custody of the four children the couple had together. In yet another tragedy involving the Kennedy family, Mary Kennedy committed suicide last month at a New York estate. RFK, Jr. had filed for divorce about two years ago and the proceedings were still ongoing at the time of her suicide. The report states information from the affidavit that describes several instances of taking things belonging to Mr. Kennedy's daughter from a previous marriage and attempts at parental alienation. He was allegedly seeking a protective order against Mary on the basis her erratic behavior in front of the couple's children including intoxication and threatening suicide. It was also described how she would show up on trips uninvited, take his property and physically attack him. According to the report RFK, Jr. was asking the court for child custody and a court order stating that Mary was forbidden from certain behaviors and actions in front of their children. If you have a custody matter in Nassau County, Queens County, Suffolk County or in one of the surrounding areas then speak with a Long Island child custody lawyer today.

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When you have a legal issue involving children in the Long Island area then you shouldn't hesitate to get skilled representation by a child custody attorney. A child custody lawyer with us at Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, P.C. has been helping clients for over 30 years achieve their family law goals. We fully understand the strain that these cases can put on a family and on the relationship between parent and child in particular. That is why we listen carefully to what our client wants to achieve and then work dedicatedly to obtain that goal as swiftly as possible. We do our best to alleviate the stress and complication that these cases can cause. An attorney with us has represented clients in cases involving child custody, child support, state custody, visitation rights, long distance visitation, modifications, grandparents' rights, stepparents' rights, parental alienation and other family law matters. Don't hesitate to contact our office today to schedule an initial consultation. We have been rated as one of Long Island's top matrimonial law firms and it is due to the level of dedication and care we offer to every one of our clients.

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