By Randy S. Margulis | Published January 13, 2014 | | |
Technically, child support belongs to the child it is intended to support. Realistically, most children are not capable of managing their own finances, so one parent acts as the child’s financial manager and receives the support on his or her behalf. Some parents may want to know if they can bypass the custodial parent and Read MoreRead More
Federal law requires all parents to contribute to the financial support of their children until the age of majority. When parents divorce, the obligation to support the children of the marriage is shared between parents. In most cases, one parent serves as the primary custodian and one parent supplements the income of the children by Read MoreRead More
In the days before DNA testing was widely available, the husband of a child’s mother was presumed to be the father of the child. Today we can establish with total certainty who the biological father of a child is. There are reasons to wish to establish that one man is the father and another is Read MoreRead More
In the state of New York every parent has an obligation to provide support for his or her children until the age of 18. The definition of support includes basic needs such as food, shelter, medical care, education and clothing. When a family has a child with special needs, this definition expands to include the Read MoreRead More
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