My Spouse Received a Bonus, How Does That Calculate with Child Support?

  • Some courts will assess Child Support based on the base income alone, and will add a prevision each time a bonus is made
  • Other courts will simply assess child support based upon the entire income from the prior year, or an average of the last 2 or 3 years
  • The party that receives the bonus is paying support on all income, including anticipated bonuses, which may not be fair

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

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