Westchester Mat Law Blog

Child Support – What Is It?

Parents are charged with the obligation to support their children. The Child Support Standards Act (CSSA) provides a formula by which parents’ presumptive child support obligations can be determined. Child support obligations may be...

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What Is Equitable Distribution?

Marital versus separate property Marital New York State Domestic Relations Law defines marital property “as all property acquired by either or both spouses during the marriage and before the execution of a separation agreement...

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Parental Rights vs. Non Parental Rights

Do parents have superior rights to custody over non parents? Under normal circumstances, only parents have the right to seek custody and have superior custody rights to any non parent. For a non parent...

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