Child support can be modified by agreement or by a court in Rochester, New York. A party may resist negotiating to change child support unless there is a basis for a court to change child support. So, whether you are trying to negotiate a change in child support, it is helpful to have an understanding of the law for modifying child support orders.A court will not consider modifying child … [Read more...]
How Is Child Support Determined in New York?
Child support is based upon a formula set forth in the Child Support Standards Act (“CSSA”). Generally speaking, up to the CSSA cap, the non-residential parent will be paying a percentage of his or her income to the other parent as basic child support. This basic amount is in addition to sharing day care, the cost to provide health insurance and uncovered medical expenses in proportion to income. … [Read more...]