What are the Consequences of Parental Alienation?

Parental alienation is a tactic used by one parent to turn their child against the other parent. Sometimes you may not even be aware that this is occurring. Parental alienation may take the form of passive verbal jabs about the other parent, outright badmouthing the other parent, and in some extreme cases, pretending to “save” […]

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Terminating Child Support in New York | What to Know

Child support is arguably one of the most important matters to determine when a couple gets divorced. New Your courts take child support very seriously, and once your divorce is finalized, it can be difficult to change your child support arrangement. But, there are circumstances that may allow you to terminate or extend your payments. […]

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How is Custody Determined in New York | What to Know

Divorce can be an incredibly stressful process. Unfortunately, this can be true for all members of the family, especially children. When getting divorced, you will have to make important decisions regarding child custody. Custody is taken very seriously in the state of New York because the goal is to do what is in the child’s […]

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What to Know About Prenuptial Agreements in New York

If you are planning on getting married, you may be wondering about the legal aspects of your union. One thing to consider is the mingling of your assets. In order to protect your important assets, you may want to consider creating a prenuptial agreement. Read on to learn more about prenuptial agreements in New York. […]

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Can I Receive Child Support Even if I Was Not Married to My Child’s Parent?

If you are not married but you share a child with someone, you likely have a lot of questions about the legal aspects of your circumstances. For example, many people wonder how child support works for unmarried parents. Read on for more information regarding child support for unmarried parents in New York and how it […]

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Post-Judgment Modifications in New York

When a couple gets divorced in New York, there are various matters that will need to be determined. Many couples must agree upon child custody, child support, and spousal support. These arrangements are carefully calculated and meticulously planned in order to make sure they are fair to both parties. That being said, circumstances change. In […]

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Frequently Asked Questions: Child Support

Do you have questions about child support? Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about child support in New York. How is child support determined? New York’s Child Support Standards Act (CSSA) is a formula used to equitably calculate a base amount of child support. The greater number of children, the greater the […]

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What Expenses Are Covered By Child Support in New York?

Parents have a legal responsibility to support their children financially until a certain age. In order to ensure that children of divorced parents are adequately supported, child support will likely be awarded. For the most part, child support will be paid to the custodial parent, by the non-custodial parent. This is because the custodial parent […]

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If I Lost My Job, Can I Stop Paying Child Support?

If you have lost your job, you may be wondering if you have to continue paying child support. Read on to learn more about loss of employment and child support in New York. How is Child Support Determined? Child support is incredibly important when it comes to the well-being of a child. Additionally, both parents have […]

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Can My Fiancé’s Parents Force Me to Sign a Prenuptial Agreement?

When it comes to a marriage, two families must come together. For some families, this can be more challenging. Parents and their children do not always agree when it comes to matters of marriage. Parents are often protective over their children, which can mean being protective over their finances as well. For this reason, it […]

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