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Child Support is Non-negotiable!

Recently our office has received some questions regarding negotiations for either settlement agreements or matrimonial distributions.  There seems to be some misconception regarding the rights of custodial parents to receive child support.  Child support  in New York is governed by the Child Support Standards Act (CSSA).  This act sets the amount of child support to be paid based […]

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Modification of a Child Support Order or Agreement

There are an increasing number of modification questions coming into our firm.  Modification of a child support order is slightly different than modification of a child support agreement.  It is more rare that a court will order a modification of a child support agreement because it interferes with parties right to contract.  Child support agreements […]

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