Divorce: New York

Divorce: New York

Tag Archives: Violation

Unemployment, Alone, Does Not Prove Inability To Pay Child Support

Posted in Child Support (C.S.S.A.), Enforcement of Support and Orders
Unemployment, alone, is not sufficient to avoid incarceration for the willful failure to pay child support. So held the First Department when on April 8, 2014 it affirmed the determination of Bronx County Family Court Judge Sidney Gribetz in Gina C. v. Augusto C. Based upon the fact-finding determination of the Support Magistrate, Judge Gribetz had found … Continue Reading

Without Financial Injury, Divorce Civil Contempt Remedies Are Only Prospective

Posted in Enforcement of Support and Orders
No retroactive fine or suspension of maintenance is to be  imposed against a wife who violated her so-ordered stipulation not to allow her paramour into the marital residence. Instead, suspension of maintenance and a fine would only be imposed prospectively and only until the wife complied with that stipulation. Civil contempt fines are not intended to … Continue Reading