Why There Is No Accountability For How Child Support Is Spent

joleenapickett@gmail.com/ July 14, 2016

The number one question I receive about child support is why the child support recipient does not have to account for spending. How Child Support Is Calculated In New York Child support in New York is calculated pursuant to the Child Support Standards Act (“CSSA”) (Domestic Relations Law §240(1-b) and Family Court Act § 413(1)(b)). Support is calculated by multiplying

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The Ultimate Guide To Parenting Plans

joleenapickett@gmail.com/ May 19, 2016

When it comes to child custody in divorce, your parenting plan will be the law that governs co-parenting your children. A well written plan will help keep your children’s lives predictable and aid in minimizing conflict between you and your ex. This guide will help you consider what topics to include in when creating your parenting plan. What Is A

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To Single Moms On Mothers Day

joleenapickett@gmail.com/ May 8, 2016

To the newly divorced mom who won’t be getting a mother’s day gift this year because their children are too young to buy one themselves. To the mom that does the work of two parents but don’t nearly the same appreciation as mothers who do half the work she does. To the mother that makes excuses to her children about

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3 Rules For Making Divorce Easier On Your Children

joleenapickett@gmail.com/ May 5, 2016

Parents separating can be difficult for the entire family. But following these three simple rules can help make divorce easier on your children. Rule 1: Make Divorce Easier On Your Children By Watching What You Say In Front Of Them Even very young children pay attention to what you are saying, especially if they know it’s about the other parent.

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10 Ways Divorce Will Effect Your Taxes

joleenapickett@gmail.com/ April 14, 2016

While most people know that child and spousal support effect taxes, many don’t realize that divorce will effect your taxes in many other ways you never considered. Child Support.  If you pay child support, this amount is not tax deductible. However, if you receive child support, it is not taxable. Make sure your divorce agreement is clear on who claims

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