Bayonne, NJ asked in Child Support and Divorce for New York

Q: Hi, can you please let me know what best and worst case scinerios are for child support and spousal support in New York?

We live in New York and have 2 kids. His base salary: 185k, bonus: 150k. My salary: 100k. We have been married 8 years. I will have full custody.

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Christine Moccia
Christine Moccia
  • Rye Brook, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Under New York law (I noticed you sent your question from New Jersey), there is a statute that guides the courts in fixing child support. If you are the custodial parent, you will receive basic support based on those guidelines and child support add-ons based on the pro rata division between you and your spouse.

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