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Mayor de Blasio Reappoints Judge Bogacz to Family Court

September 14, 2015

NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today reappointed Judge Stephen J. Bogacz to Family Court. As a Family Court judge, Bogacz will be charged with presiding over cases related to New York's children and families.

“Judge Bogacz is a veteran of the court, and I am pleased to reappoint him today to continue serving this great city and the families who call it home,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio. “I have the utmost confidence that Judge Bogacz will remain steadfast in seeking fair, just and compassionate outcomes for children and families across the five boroughs.”

Family Court is part of the New York State Unified Court System. Family Court judges hear cases related to adoption, foster care and guardianship, custody and visitation, domestic violence, and abused or neglected children.

About Judge Stephen Bogacz

Judge Stephen Bogacz has served on the bench for over twenty years. Prior to his appointment in March 1995, he served in the Family Court Division of the New York City Law Department for nearly twenty years, including as First Deputy Chief. Judge Bogacz is a graduate of Fordham College, received his Masters from Fordham Graduate School, and his J.D. from Fordham Law School. He was the Founding Chair of the Juvenile Justice Committee of the Queens County Bar Association.


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