A common concern of divorcing parents is what expenses are covered by child support. New York provides for basic child support and add-on child support expenses. Basic child support encompasses food, clothing and shelter and the amount is determined by a statutory formula. Everything else is an … [Read more...] about What Additional Expenses Are Covered by Child Support?
Many people are surprised that issues like the U.S. economy and politics can affect divorce rates. Couples become concerned about their financial situation when there is uncertainty of this nature and, consequently, tend to delay divorce. For example, the elections, economy and tax cut law had an … [Read more...] about Don’t Stay Married Waiting for a Better Economy
Health and life insurance are costly and the obligation to pay for it can be an issue in divorce. Under New York law, the provisions for insurance differ from other expenses encompassed within child support and spousal support. As a result, couples should be aware of their obligations and their … [Read more...] about Does Child Support and Spousal Support Cover the Cost of Insurance?
In a divorce and afterwards, you may experience heightened concerns about your spouse’s parenting abilities. Courts utilize a best interests of the child standard in deciding which parent should have custody. To the court, the most important factor will be “[e]ach parent’s ability to cooperate with … [Read more...] about Think Your Ex is a Bad Parent? Be Careful How You Handle It
When you are considering divorce, you must have good legal representation. Even if the divorce is amicable, it is essential to get accurate legal advice to help you make well-informed decisions. There are several factors involved in choosing the right divorce attorney, some obvious, but others less … [Read more...] about How to Choose the Right Divorce Attorney
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