A major issue that often arises between New York parents who are no longer together is child support payments and making certain they are paid on time and in full. While it is ideal if the parents are on good terms and the payments are made as they should be, for a variety of reasons this does not always happen. The custodial parent who is supposed to be getting child support from the noncustodial parent should be aware of the tactics that can be used for child support enforcement and getting what is owed.
For couples in Buffalo who are considering divorce, the emotional impact and concerns will often come to the forefront as they decide what to do next. This can obscure the basic legal issues that should also be factored in when the decision is made. These issues include deciding what grounds the divorce will be based on.
Buffalo residents who are taking the initiative and preparing for the future by having an estate plan should be aware of certain factors that will affect the process. Knowing the difference in how the estate is classified under the law is one key that should not be ignored. This is especially important with estate planning and probate as it will influence how the case is filed whether there was a will, other estate planning devices and more. Knowing what a small estate is and who will fall into this category is a foundational aspect.
For many people, probate is a subject that is shrouded in mystery. Perhaps the only time they have even heard of it is when an estate planning lawyer is advertising ways to avoid it. In this post, we will give a brief introduction to New York probate.