How Does Payment for Extracurricular Activities Work with Child Support?

  • There are a number of mandatory add-ons to the Child Support payment made by the non-custodial parent, which excludes Extracurricular Activities
  • The mandatory add-ons are health insurance premiums, un-reimbursed medical and dental expenses, and day care expenses
  • Neither parent is mandated to pay for those expense, or to sign the children up for those extracurricular activities
  • If it is important to that parent or both parents, they should find a way to share in the cost of those expenses

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This informational video was provided by Jean Mahserjian, an experienced New York Child Support Attorney.

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