Spouses who separate after having children may be confused about how child support in the Empire State.

Former head of the matrimonial department for Smith, Buss & Jacobs LLP, Gordon Burrows is a White Plains, New York, attorney in solo practice. Since his first legal role as assistant district attorney for the Westchester County Attorney’s office, Gordon Burrows has focused primarily on matrimonial and family law, and today supports clients as they navigate emotionally difficult legal issues, including child support.

Spouses who separate after having children may be confused about how child support in the Empire State. Listed below are three facts about New York’s child support laws.

1. The state court applies standard guidelines to determine…


A New York-based attorney focused on matrimonial and family law, Gordon Burrows has worked in the legal field for more than 30 years. Alongside his activities as an attorney in White Plains, Gordon Burrows serves as minority whip on the Westchester County Board of Legislators, a position he has held for more than six years.

Members of the Westchester County Board of Legislators recently unanimously approved changes to an agreement that gives the county control over the renovation of Memorial Field in the City of Mount Vernon. …


Gordon Burrows is an attorney in White Plains, New York, where he focuses on family law, especially in cases involving divorce and child support. In addition, he serves as a county legislator for the 15th District (Yonkers, Bronxville) after winning a 2005 election. Gordon Burrows is a member of the American Bar Association, the Westchester County Bar Association, and the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).

The NYSBA recently reported details of a $10,000 gift to the New York Bar Foundation from the Family Law Section of the NYSBA to support grants related to family law. The Family Law Section


For more than three decades, Gordon Burrows has practiced family and matrimonial law in New York. Currently practicing in White Plains, Gordon Burrows helps clients navigate complicated issues surrounding child support, divorce, and visitation.

The five main types of visitation recognized in the State of New York are:

1. Unsupervised. Most cases of child custody involve unsupervised visitation. Parents with this type of visitation are free to take their child with them overnight, to their homes, or on a trip without having another person present.

2. Supervised. The court may order supervised visitation when it believes the parent without custody…


A lawyer since 1986, St. John’s University School of Law graduate Gordon Burrows has worked as an independent attorney in the White Plains, New York, region since 2004. In this role, Gordon Burrows draws on his three decades of experience to excel as a practitioner of matrimonial and family law.

Individuals in New York can begin divorce proceedings on the grounds that their relationship is irretrievably damaged, as is customary in a no-fault divorce state. However, in some cases spouses may be eligible for an annulment, and in fact there are certain scenarios in which an annulment may be legally…


A graduate of St. John’s University School of Law, Gordon Burrows is a family law attorney with his own firm in White Plains, New York. In his work, Gordon Burrows handles cases involving all aspects of family law with a focus on coming to a quick and amicable solution.

Legal matters are often stressful, but family law cases can be especially emotional, making it even more important to choose the right lawyer. Clients seeking an attorney for family law matters may benefit from the following tips.

1. Do research and seek referrals. Conduct research on family law attorneys in your…


From his practice in White Plains, New York, Gordon Burrows leverages more than three decades of experience in matrimonial and family law to work with clients in matters involving custody, divorce, and child support. Gordon Burrows networks with his peers and keeps up with trends in the legal profession through membership in the American Bar Association.

With research now linking domestic abuse with animal abuse, organizations like the American Bar Association and the British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals are forming partnerships to provide help to women and animals in dangerous situations. …


For more than 30 years, Gordon Burrows has practiced family law and is most well known in recent times for his case law work involving social media disclosure and its impact on custody proceedings. Beyond litigating cases, Gordon Burrows maintains active membership in the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).

The role of the court in the execution of justice and equal protection of rights for New York’s citizens cannot be overstated. Yet all across the country, funding for the court system is always a hot topic of discussion, especially in cash-strapped states that are looking for ways to trim…


With a legal career spanning more than 30 years, Gordon Burrows is an accomplished attorney practicing in White Plains, New York. Gordon Burrows is experienced in all aspects of family law and has successfully litigated numerous divorce, annulment, child custody, and support cases.

Simply put, family law involves working with clients to resolve family-related matters. Clients often seek out an attorney to manage divorce proceedings, work which involves helping clients to prepare for the legal aspects of divorce and ensuring a parting couple’s assets are divided fairly and equitably as defined by the law.

A family law attorney can assist…


A divorce and child-custody attorney with more than 30 years’ experience, Gordon Burrows also serves as a county legislator in Westchester County, New York. With a practice based in White Plains, Gordon Burrows maintains membership in the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.

The New York State Bar has traditionally contributed thoughtful legal and political analysis to support the public interest. In the wake of the tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas, the New York bar released a statement on the polarizing issue of gun control in an effort to find ways to reduce gun violence.

Gordon Burrows

An experienced attorney, Gordon Burrows serves as a distinguished member of the New York State Bar Association, the Westchester County Bar Association.

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