Disputes over procedural issues are no less common in dissolution proceedings — and with consequences no less important — than in other types of civil litigation. This week’s New York Business Divorce samples a number of recent court decisions highlighting an array of procedural issues that come up in dissolution cases.
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As New York’s Suffolk County continues to grow its population and economy, so too grows the volume and complexity of business litigation in the courts of Suffolk County Supreme Court. This week’s New York Business Divorce focuses on the Suffolk County Commercial Division, with a sampling of three recent decisions of interest by Justices Emerson, Pines and Whelan involving shareholder disputes.
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Justice Thomas Whelan, the newest member of Suffolk County Supreme Court’s Commercial Division, offers some important procedural guidance concerning dismissal motions in dissolution proceedings in a decision last month in Matter of Langella. It’s in this week’s New York Business Divorce.

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