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Child Custody, Visitation and Support in New York
     

Child Custody, Visitation and Support in New York

by Brette McWhorter Sember
 
GUIDE TO CUSTODY, SUPPORT, AND VISITATION RIGHTS IN NEW YORK

Are you having trouble collecting child support? Do you want to get custody of your children? Do you want to seek child support but don't know how? The answers to your questions may lie in this book.

Whether you are divorced, still married and can't afford a divorce right now or have never been married

Overview

GUIDE TO CUSTODY, SUPPORT, AND VISITATION RIGHTS IN NEW YORK

Are you having trouble collecting child support? Do you want to get custody of your children? Do you want to seek child support but don't know how? The answers to your questions may lie in this book.

Whether you are divorced, still married and can't afford a divorce right now or have never been married to the other parent of your children, this book will tell you how to get or modify custody or visitation of your children and how to ask for, defend against, modify and enforce child support. The book contains all the forms you need with easy to follow explanations and also helps guide you through New York's Family Court. The book contains extensive appendices that give you important information such as lists of supervised visitation programs, local bar associations, legal aid associations and family courts, charts to help you easily determine child support and resources to help you cope.

This book explains in simple language:
--getting custody or visitation in New York
--understanding New York court procedure
--modifying a custody, visitation, or support order
--taking action in case of parental kidnapping or abuse
--finding an attorney, even when you cannot afford one
--working with an attorney
--gathering, organizing and presenting evidence
--testifying and calling witnesses
--defending a child support case
--understanding child support calculations in New York
--finding and understanding New York law
--filing a custody suit and presenting it in court
--determining paternity
--getting sole or joint custody
--collecting and enforcing overdue child support
--working with the judge and reaching settlements
--coping with it all
--dealing with interstate law if the other parent is out of state

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572481930
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
06/01/2002
Series:
Legal Survival Guides Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.83(d)

Meet the Author

Brette McWhorter Sember is a former New York state attorney and skilled mediator. She was on the Law Guardian panel in four counties and acted as a volunteer mediator for the Better Business Bureau. Sember is an expert at explaining and simplifying legal concepts. She has written more than 30 books, including File for Divorce in New York, Tenant's Rights in New York, Landlord's Rights in New York, The Complete Legal Guide to Senior Care, The Complete Credit Repair Kit, The Infertility Answer Book, The Adoption Answer Book, How to Parent with Your Ex, Gay & Lesbian Legal Rights, How to Form a Corporation in New York, Child Custody, Visitation, and Support in New York, Seniors' Rights and many more. Her web site is www.BretteSember.com.

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