Posts Tagged "Custody / Child Support"

Who Claims The Dependency Exemption On The Tax Return?

Who Gets The Dependency Exemption On The Tax Return? As parents negotiate child custody and support agreements they are faced with many decisions. The biggest decisions usually revolve around custody, visitation, and child support,...

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An Introduction To Custody Forensic Evaluations

If you’re in the middle of a child custody case and have been ordered to participate in a forensic evaluation you probably have a lot of questions about the process. You may even be...

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What Is A Parenting Plan?

During divorce proceedings, most parents have their children’s welfare at the forefront of their minds, but sometimes the emotions involved in divorce cases make it hard for parents to think objectively about the day-to-day...

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Considerations For Divorcing Parents With Special Needs Children

Every child is different. Every family is different. Westchester Matrimonial attorneys are experienced in advocating on behalf of parents and children with special needs. No matter what your child’s and family’s needs, an experienced...

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Different Types Of Child Custody

Child Custody or guardianship varies from state to state, and of course every case is different, but it is helpful to understand the different types of child custody and the general scenarios that couples...

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What Are A Father’s Parental Rights Following A Divorce?

Now more than ever Fathers involved in divorce proceedings are fighting and winning cases regarding parental rights, custody, and child support. It is important to note that whether you are a man or a...

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Grandparents Rights

Custody and Visitation The New York Domestic Relations Law allows grandparents to petition the court for visitation with and/or custody of their grandchildren in limited circumstances. Where either, or both, of the parents of...

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Paternity

When paternity is contested, a Court is empowered to order the mother, child, and the possible father to submit to DNA tests in order to establish paternity. The court may decline to order such...

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Visitation

WHAT IS VISITATION? DO PARENTS HAVE A RIGHT TO VISITATION? In cases where parents are separated or divorced, one parent will generally be deemed the “primary residential parent” or “custodial parent”, meaning that the...

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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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