Attorney Sari Friedman is a Long Island divorce lawyer at Friedman & Friedman, Attorneys at Law whose extensive list of accolades testify to the quality legal counsel she provides. Not only does she have more than 30 years of experience, but she h...
Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody
AV Preeminent Rated and selected to Super Lawyers for 3 straight years, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Probate, Divorce & Separation, Bankruptcy & Debt, Land Use & Zoning
Review: “Elena is my attorney in a complex divorce with custody and financial issues. She is excellent both in and out of the courtroom. I have recommended her to a lot of people and they have all been pleased. I have only positiv...
Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Child Custody, Divorce & Separation, Marriage & Prenuptials
Compromise does not necessarily equate to surrender. All too frequently, I have to remind clients that compromising on an issue means giving in a little on some issues to gain a little on others. The negotiation process is a dance of give and ta...
Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Child Custody, Divorce & Separation, Domestic Violence, Mediation
Review: “I hold this lawyer in the highest regard. My case was complicated and Mrs. Fouche handled it with ease. I also appreciate that she did not sugar coat the process. Best divorce lawyer in my book.”
Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Custody
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If you are a parent and you divorce, the parent the child lives with often receives money (child support) from the parent no longer living with the child. Unlike alimony, which is paid to maintain an ex-spouse's lifestyle, child support pays for the child's physical, emotional, and educational needs. A child support lawyer can help parents negotiate and calculate child support, either by agreement or in court. While national guidelines to calculate child support amounts exist, you or the judge may choose to calculate the amount based on your income and the child's needs. If you believe you are not the father of a child and want to contest a child support claim, a child support lawyer can also help you determine paternity. A child support lawyer can be useful during negotiations to help objectively determine the most appropriate amount of child support for your situation and protect against paternity fraud.