197 A.D.2d 327 (1994)

Woody Allen, Appellant, v. Maria V. Farrow, Also Known as Mia Farrow, Respondent

Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, First Department.

May 12, 1994

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Elkan Abramowitz of counsel (Morvillo, Abramowitz, Grand, Iason & Silberberg [Jamie L. Kogan]; Phillips, Nizer, Benajmin, Krim & Ballon [Sheila Ginsberg Riesel, Julia Perles and Shelly Moroff]; and J. Martin Obten with her on the brief; attorneys), for appellant.

Eleanor B. Alter of counsel (Martin Juvelier, Marguerite Sullivan and Maxine Shapiro with her on the brief; Rosenman & Colin, attorneys), for respondent.

MURPHY, P. J., and SULLIVAN, J., concur with ROSS, J.; CARRO and WALLACH, JJ., dissent in part in an opinion by CARRO, J.


In this special proceeding commenced by petitioner to obtain custody of, or increased visitation with, the infant children Moses Amadeus Farrow, Dylan O'Sullivan Farrow and Satchel Farrow, we are called upon to review the IAS Court's decision which, inter alia, awarded custody of the three children to the respondent, denied the petitioner's requests regarding visitation and awarded counsel fees...


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