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CVA Litigation Update: Defendants File a Consolidated Challenge to Confidentiality Order Entered by the Court

USA - October 27 2020 An important, recent development relating to CVA litigation in New York City will have a significant impact on how these cases are prosecuted. On…

Gershon Akerman

One-Year Extension of CVA Revival Window Signed Into Law

USA - August 4 2020 Yesterday Governor Cuomo signed into law A9036/S7082-2019, a Bill which extends the CVA’s one year “look back window” for another year, until August…

Gershon Akerman

Litigation Developments Regarding Child Victim Act Cases

USA - June 16 2020 On June 16 2020, Hon. George Silver—the Presiding Judge over all pre-trial practice concerning any Child Victim Act (“CVA”) cases filed in New York…

Gershon Akerman

NY Legislature Votes to Extend Child Victims Act Deadline

USA - May 28 2020 Some important news on the CVA front. Yesterday evening the New York State Legislature responded to mounting criticism that Gov. Cuomo exceeded his…

Gershon Akerman

The Window Has Opened and Other Important CVA Developments

USA - May 11 2020 Gov. Cuomo announced during a press conference on Friday that New York State would be extending the CVA one-year “look back window” until January 14…

Gershon Akerman