For the most part, that sum is irrelevant on Long Island. I would expect the child support to be calculated based on the full income.
If the case went to trial, I would expect that you would receive maintenance as well. The amount and duration of maintenance would depend on a lengthy list of factors.
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It's not a cap. It's a threshhold amount at which point the income percentage table (17% for one child) no longer counts and an expense based standard enters the picture.
So above a combined $136K, the child's expenses add up to the monthly support amount. This is the rule throughout NY. Parties can stipulate to other amounts.
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