CHILD SUPPORT ARTICLES

Child support cases can be tricky and complicated. They often require extensive legal research and extensive pretrial discovery. In high income cases,  parties may even have to be deposed.

Many cases, especially high net worth cases require careful preparation.

child support cases are presided over by support magistrates, but either party can challenge the magistrate final orders by submitting written objections. These are decided by a Family Court judge.

when hiring a lawyer for a child support case, it is best to choose one who has appeared in the Family Court where your case will be heard. So, if you have a Child Support Case in Staten Island you should look for a lawyer in Staten island, or who appears in Staten Island Family Court on a regular basis, if your  child support case is in Manhattan, you should choose a  Manhattan child support lawyer, and if your case is in the Brooklyn Family Court, you should choose a Brooklyn child support lawyer, or a lawyer who appears regularly in Brooklyn.

Understanding Upward Modification Child Support Cases- Article by Child Support Lawyer

The issue of when a court will increase the amount of child support from the amount set in a prior support order is, unfortunately, quite complex. This is because the rules for child support modifications vary depending upon various factors, including the year of the last order, whether the order to be modified was based …

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Understanding Child Support Modification Cases- Article By Family Law Attorney

Getting your New York child support order lowered can often times be quite difficult, especially when the last order was entered before October 13, 2020, when the law was changed . On that date, a “new” law was passed which made it easier for a noncustodial parent (sometimes called “obligor”) , as well as for …

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Understanding Child Support Enforcement- Guide By Child Support Lawyer.

In New York, child support orders can be enforced either by administrative action or by court action. These methods are not exclusive, and in fact, it is common for the local child support enforcement agency to seize income tax refunds, suspend driver’s licenses, and take other action even while a child support action is pending …

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