A frequent question that parents have about child custody is what happens if one parent takes the children out of state and never returns. The outcome depends on if there is a custody order or agreement in effect. If there is not, you can still get your children back but the process may be a little more difficult. If there
No one wants to think about divorce, but with almost 50 percent of all first marriages and close to 70% of subsequent marriages in the U.S. ending in divorce, the savvy business owner needs to think about protecting this major asset. If you worked hard to build your business alone, you don’t want to risk losing part of it
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
Summer means more time to spend with your children, especially if you are still adjusting to a shared parenting plan. Keeping your kids entertained this summer without breaking the bank is easy with all the free family friendly activities around NYC this summer. Here are a few of the best free things to do with your kids in NYC during your
One of the most complicated aspects of shared parenting is making pick up and drop off go as smoothly as possible. Emotions can be high for everyone involved, especially in the beginning, and very often this is the time and place that altercations occur. Every family and situation is unique, but there are several things you can do to make
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
This infographic will show you the three steps to getting child support in New York. Do you have more questions about child support in New York? Check out our free child support webinar!
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
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.
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