Jean M. Mahserjian, Esq., is a New York family law and divorce attorney in Albany, Saratoga, and the surrounding areas. For more than 20 years, Jean has maintained her capital region law firm, located on Route 9 in Clifton Park, New York. The practice encompasses all areas of family and matrimonial law, an online uncontested divorce service and various areas of estate planning.

Paying for Extracurricular Activities with Child Support

Paying for Extracurricular Activities with Child Support In New York State, there are a number of mandatory add-ons to the Child Support payment made by the non-custodial parent. Those mandatory add-ons do not include extracurricular expenses. The mandatory add-ons are health insurance premiums, un-reimbursed medical and dental expenses, and day care expenses. Some families have…

Calculating Child Support in a Shared Custody Situation

Calculating Child Support in a Shared Custody Situation We have a number of cases where our client shares custody with the other parent. By sharing custody, the parties have an equal schedule with the children. Under the current New York State Child Support Statute, there is not statutory framework for how child support will be…