Divorce Records Aren't Old Enough to Unseal, Judge Says

, New York Law Journal


A judge has rejected an aspiring biographer's request to unseal the 89-year-old divorce records of a deceased decorated veteran, attorney and state lawmaker, saying the writer's work did not fit exceptions to statutory rules that barred general public access to matrimonial proceedings for 100 years.

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