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…

Can My Spouse Move Out of State with Our Daughter Without Consent if Custody is Shared?

Can My Spouse Move Out of State with Our Daughter Without Consent if Custody is Shared? Question: We got divorced two years ago by mutual agreement. We did our documents through “we the people” and chose to do the visits with my oldest daughter and our younger daughter one week with him and one with…

Does Child Support Automatically Stop When My Daughter Turns 21?

Does Child Support Automatically Stop When My Daughter Turns 21? Question: My daughter turns 21 on August 10th and I am simply wondering if I need to file any paperwork in regards to the payments automatically taken out of my paycheck through the SCU. Download Our Free Divorce Guide Answer: Wage deduction does not always…