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The Law Offices of Ian S. Mednick, P.C. > Posts tagged "modification"

Child Support Responsibilities and Modifications

Divorce is the legal process that is supposed to act as the final severance between two people. Some ties are too strong, even in the legal system, and a number of divorcees still end up working with each other on several issues. Perhaps the most compelling issue is the matter of child support, as both parents still share natural rights over a child even after divorce.Determining the amountThe non-custodial parent (the parent not living with the child) is obligated by the court to pay an amount for the benefit of the child. As discussed in Section 240, Article 13...

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Controversial Nassau County Long Island Divorce Decision

A Nassau County Matrimonial Judge has issued a long island divorce decision which brings more questions than it answers. The case involved a post judgment downward modification of child support and maintenance based off of the ex-husband's loss of employment. This application was granted and the ex-husband's child support was reduced and his maintenance arrears were vacated. His ex-wife then moved for breach of contract. The ex-husband moved for summary judgment and was denied. The Court ruled that he was still under an obligation based upon contract principles. The Court granted him a reduction in support under the Judgment of Divorce...

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