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Fatherhood and Child Support: Does Dad Always Pay?

Fatherhood and Child Support: Does Dad Always Pay? Both parents have equal rights and responsibilities when it comes to their children, and both parents are required to contribute to the child’s financial and emotional support. However, fathers have unique burdens when it comes to child support and child custody because they sometimes have to prove…
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Child Custody Laws in New York

Child Custody Laws in New York Wondering about cild custody laws in New York? When divorcing parents in New York both petition for custody of their children, family law judges consider the best interests of the child before making their decision. In most cases, this is for children to maintain a close relationship with both…
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Child Support in Syracuse New York

Most are aware that about half of all first marriages end in a divorce. What many may not realize is that the statistics get even higher in second and third marriages. In second marriages, the divorce rate climbs to 67%, and steps up again in third marriages to about 74%. Some speculate the reason for…
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New Yorkers Should Be Thinking About Tax Season and Alimony And Spousal Maintenance

New Yorkers who got divorced in 2019 or had their divorce finalized in 2020 will view tax season differently this year. Indeed, a recent report in USA Today emphasizes that anyone who paid or received alimony and/or spousal maintenance should be prepared. Quote Wizard recently released data showing that divorce rates rose in New York…
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New York Appeals Court Upholds an Out-of-State Child Support Order

              In the Matter of Jagger v. Jagger, the New York Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department court dismissed a father’s appeal of a child support order. The court determined that the support order, which was originally entered in another state, was still enforceable in New York.  The Child Support…
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After Nearly Fifty Years Woman Awarded $150,000 in Child Support

A story out of California made national headlines recently when a single mother won $150,000 in overdue child support for her 52-year-old daughter. As reported by CNN, Toni Anderson, a San Diego, California woman, was initially granted child support for a divorce that took place in the early 1970s. When she got a divorce in…
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Determining Who is a Child’s Primary Caretaker

In New York, couples going through a divorce can seek shared physical and legal custody of a child. Unfortunately, many parents are unable to come to an agreement regarding custody and visitation, as a result of which, a court is forced to step in and award primary physical custody to one of the parties. In…
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Child Support Modifications

The final divorce decree that officially separates you from your spouse is not necessarily the end of a divorce. Depending on your circumstances, this can be either fortunate or unfortunate. Regardless, the flexibility in a divorce decree can impact you or your ex-spouse’s child support obligations, if it can be proven that there has been…
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