ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- Rockland's new Family Court Judge, Rachel Tanguay-McGuane, will be sworn in Tuesday, Jan. 12 at the Rockland County Courthouse.
Tanguay-McGuane has lived in Rockland since 2003. In 2006, she opened my own law practice and became certified to represent children in Family and Supreme courts. She provided services to low-income families with cases in Family Court, as well as pro bono representation for people trying to leave abusive relationships.
Since 2012, I’she's served as the principal law clerk to Judge Sherri Eisenpress of the Rockland County Family Court. In that role, she met with litigants to resolve and settle cases, performed research and drafted decisions and prepared briefings on issues and cases that needed to be settled. She also worked with other government agencies to develop programs and initiatives to aid at-risk juveniles, as well as victims of domestic violence.
She and her husband, Martin, and their two children, Chloe and Aidan, live in New City.
The public is invited to attend and refreshments will be served at the swearing in at 2:30 p.m. The Rockland County Courthouse is at 1 S. Main St., New City.
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