Primarily servicing the greater New York City metropolitan area



LEONARD M.WEINER, ESQ, Ph.D.
DIVORCE SOLUTIONS
206 East 38th Street
New York, N.Y. 10016
(212) 370-1660

CHILD CUSTODY & CHILD SUPPORT

Question #23:


I am currently considering a separation from my husband. I earn substantially more than he does ($70M vs. $40M). If I retain custody of the children am I still entitled to child support and how is child support calculated?


Answer:



Answer:


Child support is calculated based on a percentage of the total

incomes of both parties; the percentage varies depending on the

number of children. You could agree to a different amount for

child support through a mediated Separation.


The resident parent receives the child support payments from

the non-resident parent regardless of the resident parent's income.


Please call me at 212-370-1660 to discuss mediation. I can help.


Leonard M. Weiner, Esq.Divorce Solutions
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