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Maintenance, child support, child custody, and visitation in New York
Maintenance, child support, child custody, and visitation are essential elements of divorce. Below you will find a brief discussion of each. Contact one of the experienced matrimonial lawyers of Novenstern Fabriani & Gaudio, LLP if you have any questions regarding what you read below.
A court can grant spousal maintenance (formerly referred to as alimony) in New York. In deciding the amount and duration of the award, the court may consider many factors, including the following:
While a divorce is pending, the court can order temporary maintenance.
The best interest of the child standard is used in New York when making custody decisions where the parents are unable to come to an agreement. In custody disputes, the court will consider factors such as the following:
In New York, child support is based on the combined income of the parents and number of children each parent is responsible for supporting. There are statutory guidelines to follow. There is a statutory formula set forth in the Domestic Relations Law. If there is a substantial change in financial circumstances, a New York child support order may be modified.
The experienced family lawyers at Novenstern Fabriani & Gaudio, LLP offer flexible hours and are conveniently located in Northern Westchester, close to Northern Westchester Hospital.