Category Archives: Child Support
Frequently Asked Questions About Child Support In Suffolk County
All parents are expected to provide for their children financially but disputes often arise about child support during divorce or after paternity is established. Child support is a fairly straightforward concept, but there are many legal issues surrounding it that are largely misunderstood. Below, our Suffolk County child support lawyer outlines the most frequently… Read More »
How To Enforce Child Support Orders In Long Island
It is a very frustrating situation when a court has ordered your former spouse to pay child support and they still refuse to make payments. You may think there is little you can do and you may even consider withholding visitation from your child’s other parent. This is a mistake and will only result… Read More »
How Long Must You Pay Child Support?
All parents in New York are legally required to financially support their children. This remains true even when the two parents were never married, or after they get a divorce. When parents are not married, at least one can be ordered by the court to pay child support. After a divorce, one parent may… Read More »
Are Spousal Support Payments Tax Deductible In New York?
There are many factors that determine whether someone will obtain spousal support during or after a divorce, and the amount of those payments. One of the factors that impacts how these decisions are made are the federal and state tax laws. People who pay spousal support often want to know if they can deduct… Read More »
When Should You Modify A Child Support Order?
Child support is one of many terms that must be decided on during a divorce. Child support orders are issued by Supreme Court or Family Court judges and they are final and legally binding. Violating any court order, including those pertaining to child support, is a very serious matter and can result in harsh… Read More »
Can You Deny Visitation If Your Ex Does Not Pay Child Support?
All parents in Suffolk County, and throughout New York, are required to financially support their children until they are no longer a minor. When two parents are married and then get a divorce, it is usually the parent who spends less time with the child that is ordered to pay child support. Child support… Read More »
How To Enforce A Child Support Order On Long Island
During a divorce, one party is often ordered to pay child support to the other. In most cases, it is the non-custodial parent that is ordered to pay child support. Child support orders, like any orders issued during a divorce, are legally binding. Still, that does not mean everyone complies with them all the… Read More »