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Tag Archives: child support

Can I Refuse to Pay Child Support If My Ex-Spouse Interferes with My Parenting Time?

When orders are issued in divorce and custody proceedings, they outline requirements that both parents must follow. When one parent violates the terms of an order or an agreement, it can be aggravating for the other parent who was acting responsibly. In this type of situation, it can be tempting for innocent parents to take […]

How to Enforce Child Support Orders

Although obtaining orders from the court, or reaching an agreement with your spouse, is half the battle in divorce, your proceedings may not end there. Long after your divorce is finalized, you and your spouse may need to modify and enforce orders. When one parent refuses to obey a child support order, there are many […]

What Happens in Paternity Hearings

When parents are married, the mother’s husband is generally presumed to be the legal father of their children. But when the parents are unmarried or the mother, the man alleging to be the father, the child or a guardian disputes the assumption, paternity must be established. In New York, parents can voluntarily sign a form […]

Enforcement and Modification of Court Orders after Your Divorce

While your divorce order puts the final stamp on the dissolution of your marriage, the terms of the order often include ongoing obligations that must be met for as long as the order indicates. Should either party fail to abide by the terms of the order, the aggrieved ex-spouse can seek redress in court. For […]

Under NY Law, Who Must Pay Child Support?

Without a doubt, one of the most time-consuming issues in any divorce involving children is going to be deciding the questions of, who pays child support, and how much. In this post, we will provide a brief summary of this important topic, but if you’d like to speak an experienced New York divorce lawyer about […]

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