How is Child Support Calculated if There Is Shared Custody?

  • The New York Court of Appeals has stated that the parent who is earning more money is deemed the non-custodial parent, and the non-custodial parent pays Child Support
  • The courts have the discretion to reduce Child Support paid by the non-custodial parent, if it would be unjust or improper for them to order full support
  • The parents will work out how expenses will be paid, which may include a periodic payment to assess the parent who is earning less money

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

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