Recent Posts in Family Court Category

  • What Happens If My Ex-Spouse Won't Pay Child Support?

    || 29-Nov-2013

    In New York State, it is assumed that both parents will support their child until the child becomes emancipated and/or reaches the age of 21. When one parent is ordered to pay child support, they are legally required to do so. In fact, a non-custodial parent could face serious legal consequences if they fail to uphold their end of the bargain—which applies to any facet of a divorce ...
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  • How Do I Modify a Child Custody Order in New York?

    || 27-Nov-2013

    As you may know, life is full of unexpected events. It is for this reason that you may now be faced with the need to modify or alter your current child custody arrangement. Even if you and your spouse had come to an agreement about the terms of your child's upbringing at the time of your divorce, things may have changed, making it necessary to reevaluate the situation. Fortunately, the ...
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  • Mother loses Custody after demeaning her child on Facebook

    || 19-Feb-2013

    A New York State Family Court awarded a father sole custody of the parties’ three children after the mother insulted the oldest child, a 10 year old boy, by calling the child an "asshole" on Facebook. The mother testified without remorse during a Family Court hearing, that she did so because that is what the child is, and that she wanted her friends to know it. This was one of the ...
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