Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

Tag Archives: Split Custody

Child Support: When One of the Children Switches Homes

Posted in Agreements and Stipulations, Child Support (C.S.S.A.), Modification-agreements-and-stipulations
It is common for a divorce settlement agreement to provide that a child will be emancipated if he or she leaves the residence of the custodial parent. The result is the stated reduction in child support payments to the custodial parent. However, if the child not only leaves the custodial parent, but moves in with… Continue Reading

Applying the Child Support Formula in Shared Parenting Arrangements

Posted in Child Support (C.S.S.A.)
No two custodial arrangements are the same. They are as different as the children and parents themselves. As a result, the application of a presumptive child support award to the “deemed” custodial parent is inherently arbitrary. Take the May 5, 2011 decision of the Third Department in Riemersma v. Riemersma. The issues in the parties’ divorce concerning… Continue Reading