Long Island Child Support Lawyer
Child Custody Attorney in Long Island, New York
Child support is greatly influenced by the determination that the court makes regarding child custody. Once custody has been determined, child support is typically determined by an established formula which calculates child support amounts based off of percentages of the parents' combined total income, after social security and New York City taxes are deducted. The court will most likely get the combined parental income from the most recent tax returns.
In some cases, it is possible that child support could be calculated without the assistance of an attorney. However, even if your child support matter seems as though it could be easily resolved it is still a good idea to at least consult an attorney.
Consulting a Long Island child support attorney regarding your child support matter means that you will have a clear understanding of what may occur and what your rights and obligations are in regards to child support. Working with an attorney in legal proceedings involving child support will mean that your rights will be actively protected and that the outcome has a better chance of working in your favor. After all, the court ruling made regarding child support will affect you and your children's financial situation for years to come.
Long Island Divorce & Child Support Attorney
Whether you are going through a divorce or
legal separation, it is important that you consult a lawyer as soon as possible to discuss matters involving custody,
visitation, child support,
property division, spousal support and
Whether you are seeking child support or may be paying child support, there may be a number of complex issues involved with the court determining the amount. Particularly in high net worth cases or where the combined parental income is over $136,000 the court may approach your case slightly differently. Child support calculations will also usually vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Experienced family law attorney Sari M. Friedman is familiar with these nuances and can still provide effective representation in more complex Long Island child support cases.
Contact Long Island child support lawyer
Sari M. Friedman today to discuss your particular case with an experienced legal professional.