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April 2015 Archives

How is a child support order amount determined?

Seeking child support may seem like a confusing thing. There can certainly be a vast difference in what is ordered and how much is actually needed to fully meet the needs of a child. New York, like most other states, does have very specific guidelines concerning child support; however, special circumstances may call for more or less.

Serve divorce papers through social media? Judge says yes you can

There is generally a lot of controversy regarding the use of social mediand the effects it can have on divorce proceedings. Status updates and pictures can be used in a negative way in order for one spouse, or the other, to get what they want out of the divorce. Earlier this month, however, a judge in New York granted the use of a social media site to assist one woman seeking the dissolution of her marriage from a man whom she has been unable to contact.

New York child custody rights, who has them?

When it comes to child custody cases, most people tend to think the mother has all the rights. Fortunately, for fathers, grandparents and even other relatives, the ability to obtain custody of a child is very much a reality. In New York, custody rights can be extended to both parents, relatives and close family friends -- depending on the circumstances.

Divorce and taxes -- sometimes a messy affair

Working through a divorce will likely bring up a lot of issues, and it is just part of the process for a majority of couples. One issue not always considered has to do with how taxes should be filed before a divorce is finalized. To keep things simple and reduce taxes owed, many couples in New York may choose to file jointly, but is that always the best decision?

Who might need an attorney for a family law matter?

When most people think of needing a family law attorney, they think of divorce. While, true, a family law attorney is the person you will want on your side when seeking a fair divorce settlement, this type of attorney can also help with any family law matter. In fact, there are many reasons why individuals and families in New York may need to utilize family law services.

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