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How to Provide Child Support for a Special Needs Child

{3:30 minutes to read} Remember my article on Parents of Special Needs Children are Special, Too? This is a follow-up [...]

I’m Paying Child Support, Do I Still Have to Pay Half of the Mortgage, Too?

{3:06 minutes to read} I get asked this question at least once a week. The answer is, basic child support [...]

Is Child Support Just 25% for 2 Kids?

{2:03 minutes to read} I have 2 kids, so all I have to pay is 25% for child support, right? OK, so [...]

The Kid’s Living at College. Why Do I Have to Pay for Housing at Home?

A dollar-for-dollar credit against your child support obligation for room and board at college - we have all heard about [...]

Prepaid Child Support – Is it a Myth?

A few times a year, the question of prepaid child support comes up. Though not that common, it is not [...]

Why Do I Need Life Insurance? I Feel Fine, I Just Want a Divorce!

Life insurance is usually for the purpose of protecting your family in the event of your unexpected death. In Separation/Divorce, [...]

My Income Has Changed. Does the Child Support Change?

What happens if you already have an Agreement in place, where support levels were based on previous earnings, but those [...]

I’m Not Earning Any Money. Do I Still Have To Pay Support?

Couples are often under the impression that when we write their divorce agreement, I just bring out a form, plug [...]

If Child Support Ends at 21, Why Are the Kids Still in the House?

As long as I’ve been a mediator, clients have had the misconception that Settlement Agreements are pre-printed so we just [...]

Child Support Calculations in New York

Many new clients have done a little research on the Internet regarding child support and have seen the formulas according [...]