Part 1 Jurisdiction and Duties of Support
Part 2 Venue and Preliminary Procedure
Part 3 Hearing
Part 4 Orders
Part 5 Compliance With Orders
Part 6 Effect of Action for Separation, Divorce or Annulment
Part 7 Undertaking

Terms Used In New York Laws > Family Court > Article 4

  • Adopter: means any faculty member or academic department at institutions of higher learning responsible for considering and choosing textbooks and/or supplemental materials to be utilized in connection with the accredited courses taught at institutions of higher education. See
  • Annual percentage rate: The cost of credit at a yearly rate. It is calculated in a standard way, taking the average compound interest rate over the term of the loan so borrowers can compare loans. Lenders are required by law to disclose a card account's APR. Source: FDIC
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • conventional mortgage: as used in this article four-a, shall mean (a) any single bond and mortgage or note and mortgage constituting a first lien upon real estate (including leasehold estates), not insured by the federal housing administrator or any of his successors in office or guaranteed by the United States under the provisions of the national housing act, as amended or supplemented, (b) first mortgage bonds issued under an indenture of mortgage and deed of trust, constituting a first lien upon real estate (including leasehold estates), and issued to a corporate trustee authorized to act as such in this state and approved by the fund. See N.Y. Retirement and Social Security Law 176
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • former employer: means the state or a political subdivision, public corporation, school district, board of cooperative educational services, county vocational education and extension board, or an agency or organization which contributes as a participating employer in a retirement system or pension plan administered by the state or any of its civil divisions, which directly paid the salary or compensation of a retired person at any time during the two years immediately preceding his retirement and who paid the salary on which the retiree's retirement allowance is based. See N.Y. Retirement and Social Security Law 210
  • fund: as used in this article four-a, shall mean any public retirement system or pension fund which grants retirement or pension benefits to employees of the city of New York, employees of the state of New York, employees of any department or agency of the city of New York or the state of New York, and employees of any municipality or other participating employer participating in the New York state and local employees' retirement system or the New York state and local police and fire retirement system. See N.Y. Retirement and Social Security Law 176
  • fund: shall mean any public retirement system or pension fund which grants retirement or pension benefits to employees of the city of New York, employees of the state of New York, employees of any department or agency of the city of New York or of the state of New York, employees of any municipality or other participating employer participating in the New York state and local employees' retirement system or the New York state and local police and fire retirement system, and employees of school districts participating in the New York state teachers' retirement system. See N.Y. Retirement and Social Security Law 185
  • insured mortgage: as used in this article four-a, shall mean any single bond and mortgage or note and mortgage constituting a first lien upon real estate (including leasehold estates), insured by the federal housing administrator or any of his successors in office and guaranteed by the United States under the provisions of the national housing act, as amended or supplemented. See N.Y. Retirement and Social Security Law 176
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • net worth: shall mean the amount by which total assets including income exceed total liabilities including fixed financial obligations. See N.Y. Family Court Law 424-A
  • public service: means the service of the state or any political division thereof, including a special district, district corporation, school district, board of cooperative educational services or county vocational education and extension board, or the service of a public benefit corporation or public authority created by or pursuant to laws of the state of New York, or the service of any agency or organization which contributes as a participating employer in a retirement system or pension plan administered by the state or any of its political subdivisions. See N.Y. Retirement and Social Security Law 210
  • Publisher: means any publishing house, publishing firm, or publishing company that publishes textbooks and supplemental materials. See
  • retired person: means a retired member of a retirement system or pension plan administered by the state or any of its political subdivisions who is receiving a retirement allowance for other than physical disability. See N.Y. Retirement and Social Security Law 210
  • retirement allowance: means the total amount payable to a retired person, whether in the form of pension or annuity, or both, from a retirement system or systems or pension plan or plans administered by the state or any of its political subdivisions. See N.Y. Retirement and Social Security Law 210
  • Supplemental materials: means materials that supplement the primary textbook or textbooks that come in the form of another book, online technologies, a workbook, CD-ROM, or any other format, and that can be used by a faculty member or a student during the teaching of a course. See
  • Textbook: means any textbook that is adopted for a course, as determined by the faculty member or members or entity charged with choosing that textbook. See