Paul Matthews

Paul W. Matthews, J.D., M.B.A., has been a trial lawyer and appellate lawyer for over 25 years. He currently resides in New York City.

Mediation In NY Family & Divorce Courts- Comprehensive Overview

Mediation is a collaborative and effective process that can help parties in conflict resolve disputes related to family law and divorce. The process involves the use of a professional mediator who facilitates communication and negotiation between the parties with the goal of reaching a resolution. In recent years, mediation has become an increasingly popular form …

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Outcomes And Impacts Of Orders Of Protection From NY Family Courts

Orders of protection, also known as restraining orders, are a crucial tool used in New York’s Family Court to protect individuals and families from domestic violence, abuse, neglect, and other forms of harm. These legal documents have a significant impact on the safety and well-being of individuals and children involved in family disputes, and can …

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Special Immigrant Status Cases vs DACA- Interplay With The Family Court/

The United States immigration system is complex and multi-faceted, encompassing a wide range of legal mechanisms and provisions that cater to the needs and circumstances of different individuals. Two such provisions are the Special Immigrant Status (SIS) and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). While both provisions offer important protections and benefits to eligible …

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