Recent Posts in Child Custody Category

  • I HAVE 50/50 CUSTODY OF MY CHILDREN, SO WHY AM I PAYING CHILD SUPPORT (New York Edition)

    || 16-Nov-2017

    It is becoming increasingly popular for parents to equally share physical custody with one another. However, New York state statutes have yet to be modified to address the issue of how child support should be calculated when parents equally share custody of their children. That said, case law (written court decisions issued by judges) has evolved to address this issue. Generally, when parents earn ...
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  • How Does a Judge Decide Who Gets Custody?

    || 31-Jan-2014

    One of the most disputed matters in any divorce is custody. When the parents split, who gets the children? The process of winning child custody is not a simple one, which means that you need a knowledgeable Staten Island divorce lawyer by your side. The Law Offices of Adelola Sheralynn Dow can provide the counsel and representation that you need in order to protect your rights to custody and ...
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  • How Does the Court Decide Who Gets Custody?

    || 9-May-2013

    There are many aspects that the courts consider when awarding custody to parents in child custody cases. Most courts use the philosophy of deciding what is the "best interests of the child" when dealing with child custody cases. In order to determine the best interests, the court takes many factors into consideration: The age, sex, and health of the child The mental and physical health ...
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