When parents no longer live together, or have never lived together, the New York Courts must determine which parent should have physical custody over the children and if either party gets child support.

Although the formula is complicated, lawyer Nicholas Hicks explains that essentially, each parent’s income is calculated in combination with the number of children involved. Once child support payments are set, it stays the same unless someone asks for a reevaluation. It is extremely common for New York Family Courts to reconsider child support payment amounts in light of changed circumstances.

When one parent loses their job or…

Attorney Nicholas W. Hicks

Graduated form C.C.C, U.B and U.B Law School. Have been in private law practice for over 20 years.

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