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Ryan Suser Wins On Appeal

March 23, 2021
Ryan S. Suser, a Member and Litigation Attorney, recently won an appeal before the New York State Appellate Division for the Third Department.  The win affirms a decision favoring Ryan's client.  It allows the sale of an interest in vacation property over another party's objection.  The question before the Court was whether the property's owner Read More »

Ryan Suser Wins Motion to Vacate

September 11, 2020
Ryan S. Suser, a Member and Litigation Attorney, obtained a decision vacating a court's prior order in the Onondaga County Family Court.  The order was previously entered on default.  Arguing that the default was improperly granted, and after filing an objection from an adverse finding by a trial Referee, Ryan was able to have the Read More »

Ryan Suser Defeats Motion for Summary Judgement

July 31, 2020
Ryan S. Suser, a Member and Litigation Attorney, recently defeated a motion for summary judgment before the Cayuga County Supreme Court.  His clients are pursuing a case against a local Town alleging, among other things, that the Town inappropriately encroached on their property in constructing a local road.  The lawsuit seeks to return the property Read More »

Financial Pitfalls When Navigating a Divorce During a Period of Financial Turbulence – FAQs

May 04, 2020
A centerpiece of divorce settlement is the equitable division of the assets and debts of the marriage and the proper allocation of cash flow through child support and a period of spousal maintenance.  In a time where the economy, and perhaps even one's  own career outlook face instability, caution must be used to avoid self-inflicted pain Read More »

Ryan Suser Defeats Motion For Summary Judgment

April 01, 2020
Ryan Suser, a Member and Litigation Attorney in the firm’s Trust's and Estates / Elder Law Practice, defeated a motion for summary judgment against several individual clients.  The case is brought by a nursing home against several relatives of the nursing home's resident, who recently passed away.  Among other things, the complaint seeks to "claw Read More »

Ryan Suser Perfects Appeal

September 10, 2019
Ryan Suser, a Member and Litigation Attorney in the firm’s Family Law / LGBTQ+ practice, has perfected an appeal in the Appellate Division for the Fourth Department.  The appeal, which will be argued on November 20, 2019 in Rochester, concerns the ability of a "non-biological" parent to obtain standing to seek visitation or custody with Read More »

Ryan Suser Wins at Trial

August 02, 2019
Ryan Suser, a Member and Litigation Attorney in the firm's Trusts and Estates Practice, has obtained a decision in his client's favor following two days of trial in the Onondaga County Surrogate's Court.  Suser successfully proved that the opposing party had "abandoned" the decedent under the New York State EPTL, resulting in forfeiture of that Read More »

Ryan Suser Obtains Dismissal of Intra-State Custody Matter

June 04, 2019
Ryan Suser, a Member and Litigation Attorney in the firm's Matrimonial and Family Law Practice, obtained a dismissal of a matter involving the intra-state movement of children.  Following a trial and appeal in the United Kingdom, the father had relocated to California and filed a new custody matter there.  The mother, in possession of the Read More »

Ryan Suser Obtains Dismissal After Trial

June 04, 2019
Ryan Suser, a Member and Litigation Attorney in the firm's Matrimonial and Family Law Practice, obtained a dismissal of a child custody enforcement matter after two days of trial in the Onondaga County Family Court.  At issue, among other things, was whether an alleged violation of a prior order by Suser's client warranted a change Read More »

Ryan Suser Obtains Emergency Stay Involving Intra-State Movement of Children

April 08, 2019
Ryan Suser,  a Member and Litigation Attorney in the firm's Matrimonial and Family Law Practice, successfully obtained an emergency stay in a matter involving the intra-state movement of children.  Suser's client relocated with the children to another state, alleging domestic violence.  A New York Family Court ordered that she return to this State.  Suser brought Read More »