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Child Support and Spousal Maintenance Updates

Posted by Sara Stout Ashcraft | Jun 08, 2022 | 0 Comments

Sara Stout Ashcraft, Esq. Daily Record After things going fairly slow in family legal matters due to the effects of the pandemic, there are several things happening in family law and the courts this spring, including: Child Support Calculations The biennial update of the calculations used t...

Court Rejects Child Support Offsets

Posted by Sara Stout Ashcraft | Jun 08, 2022 | 0 Comments

Fourth Department Rejects Child Support Offsets Sara Stout Ashcraft Daily Record, May 2022           In a recent Decision, the Fourth Department Appellate Division addressed an issue that has been lurking around child support calculations for many years.  Livingston Co. Support Collection Un...

Agreements and the Unmarried Couple

Posted by Sara Stout Ashcraft | Jul 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

In December 2018, the Second Department Appellate Division addressed issues involving a longstanding, but non-marital, relationship between a man and a woman in Suffolk County.  [Baron v. Suissa, 2018 NY Slip Op 08453].  As New York family lawyers know, our state does not recognize “palimony” cla...