May 14, 2020

As you may know, to receive the settlement authority in a special education case, the Department must submit a “Comptroller Memo” to the NYC Office of the Comptroller detailing the legal reason for settlement. The Comptroller then reviews the Comptroller Memo and provi...

March 27, 2020

We understand this is a very challenging time. We will do everything possible to alleviate the additional stress that you may be having regarding your child’s case. Please be safe! Below you will find answers to many of the questions you may have.

May 23, 2018

Here at Ratcliff Law, we get it: the costs of caring for and educating a special needs child are adding up, and even if you don't think the evaluations conducted by your school district are any good,  you simply can't afford to put down any more money to get your own d...

November 11, 2017

For New York City families, resolution meetings often conjure feelings of confusion, and it's no wonder why.  Attorneys often characterize them as "procedural" and only "a formality."  This is because though the NYC DOE is required by law to a hold resolution meeting w...

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