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Getting Through the Challenge of Divorce

Divorce

New York has both fault and no fault divorce; very rarely is necessary or appropriate to raise the issue of fault. To obtain a no fault divorce requires a party to represent that the marriage has irretrievably broken down for six months or more and that all the ancillary issues, custody, support, distribution of assets has been provided for, whether by an agreement or after a trial on those issues.

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Child Custody

Child support in New York
Child support in New York, at least for the first $136,000 of combined parental income, is based upon a formula and percentages and is governed by the Child Support Standards Act(“CSSA”), which has been in effect for almost 25 years. To calculate child support, first you need the gross income of each parent; less social security and medicare taxes;

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Child support

Child support in New York, at least for the first $136,000 of combined parental income, is based upon a formula and percentages and is governed by the Child Support Standards Act(“CSSA”), which has been in effect for almost 25 years.
To calculate child support, first you need the gross income of each parent; less social security and medicare taxes; less New York City …

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Spousal support

Spousal support had traditionally been called alimony; in New York, this changed with the enactment of the Equitable Distribution Law in 1980. Previously, it was a reward to an innocent spouse and punishment(payments by)to the guilty spouse; if guilty of marital fault, it barred any support award. That was changed in 1980; now it is for the spouse unable to support him …

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Barton R. Resnicoff: Divorce Lawyer in Long Island

Barton R. Resnicoff handles all your matrimonial and family law needs. The practice is backed by 35 years of experience, making it a premier provider of Long Island divorce lawyer service.

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