For the purposes of basic child support, no, it’s only the parent who is paying. However, for child support add ons such as medical expenses and day care, both parties incomes are considered and the contribution is pro rata based upon your respective incomes. Do you or someone you know have … [Read more...] about Does The Income Of Both Parents Get Included When Calculating Child Support?
While it is not mandatory, it is not uncommon that the other parent would agree to contribute towards the expenses for children’s extracurricular activities. If you or someone you know has questions regarding child support in New York, contact Attorney David Shapiro at 718-523-1111 for a free … [Read more...] about Can I Receive Additional Child Support For The Children’s Extracurricular Activities?
No. The cost of the insurance benefits is not a credit towards the reduction of child support. If you have questions about the law regarding child support in the state of New York, contact the Law Office of Zelenitz, Shapiro, & D’Agostino at 718-523-1111. Let them help answer any questions … [Read more...] about Do I Get A Credit For Child Support For The Payment Of My Children’s Health Insurance?
Yes. In New York, child support is connected to the parent the child resides with. If you or someone you know has questions regarding child support or any other aspect of divorce law, contact Queens Divorce Lawyer David Shapiro at 718-523-1111 for a free consultation. … [Read more...] about Can I Still Receive Child Support If I Agree To Joint Custody?
There are many instances when even though either an agreement was made, or an Order of Support was entered by the Court, the person paying child support to you in Queens either fails to pay and/or does not pay in a timely manner. In an effort to avoid this, there is an agency called the Support … [Read more...] about Do I Have To Wait For A Check Or Can I Have The Child Support Deducted From Their Paycheck?
The Child Support Standards Act is a federal law that is the same in every state and directs that child support be paid based upon the amount of children of the marriage. Here's a breakdown of percentage of income that will be dedicated o child support. 1 child - 17% 2 children - 25% 3 … [Read more...] about What Am I Entitled To For Child Support?