Family law is a practice area that encompasses some of the most difficult issues pertaining to couples and/or children. Because these cases are often emotionally-charged and traumatic for the people involved, it’s wise to have a competent attorney on your side when you deal with any family law issue.
In the state of New York, both parents must provide financial support for their children. When the parents live apart or cannot agree on financial issues, formal child support orders ensure that each parent is paying his or her share of the child’s expenses. The amount of child support ordered depends on the parents’ income and the child’s needs.