It’s been more than a decade since their parents divorced, but the adult sons of real estate magnate Elie Hirschfeld, himself the son of famous eccentric Abe Hirschfeld, have come of age and filed suit against their dear old dad. They’re asking for $50 million in damages and alleging that Elie has … [Read more...] about Adult Sons Sue Deadbeat Dad for $50 Million
“Rabbi to the Stars” Back in the News For Skipping Child Support
A rabbi who was once credited with creating the Jewish social scene in the Hamptons, and was then forced from it after too many marriages and divorces, is back in the news. Rabbi Marc Schneier, the founder of the Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton in the early 90s, who was booted from leadership of … [Read more...] about “Rabbi to the Stars” Back in the News For Skipping Child Support
How Can I Make Sure My Child Support Payments Are Being Spent On My Kids In Queens?
Truthfully, there’s no way to audit your former spouse’s spending to ensure that every penny of your payments is spent on child-related things. Further, the court has a very broad view of what those things may be. No judge in New York will ask your child’s other parent to account for whether … [Read more...] about How Can I Make Sure My Child Support Payments Are Being Spent On My Kids In Queens?
Do Men Always End Up Paying Child Support In Divorces In Queens?
No, men do not always end up paying child support in their divorces in Queens. In fact, many fathers successfully petition for custody of their children and win. Gender is not the barrier to custody that it once was, especially in an era where same-sex marriage means that both parents in a … [Read more...] about Do Men Always End Up Paying Child Support In Divorces In Queens?
Who Pays Child Support In A Joint Custody Situation In Queens?
Generally speaking, even when a custody agreement creates a 50/50 arrangement, the court will consider the higher earning spouse to be the non-custodial spouse for purposes of child support. While it is sometimes possible to waive child support, many judges simply won’t allow a custody agreement … [Read more...] about Who Pays Child Support In A Joint Custody Situation In Queens?
My Ex Has Moved In With Someone – Will That Affect My Child Support In Queens County?
It may. When one parent is fully or partly supported by a family member, new romantic partner or spouse, or even a job with extensive perks, judges will typically estimate an amount of “imputed income,” which can reduce the amount of child support that you pay to a spouse in that situation. It’s … [Read more...] about My Ex Has Moved In With Someone – Will That Affect My Child Support In Queens County?