Recent Posts in Child Support Category

  • Check Out Our New Pages On Our Website And Our Office New Location

    || 6-Feb-2014

    In this blog post, I just wanted to provide all our followers and readers a little information about our firm. We recently relocated to 40 Garden Street Poughkeepsie, New York and we are very excited to be in our new building. We have an outstanding new office space right of the arterial in Poughkeepsie and are very happy in our new digs. Come by and pay us a visit if you are in teh neighborhood. ...
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  • Happy Holidays to All Our Readers and Our Family of Clients

    || 24-Dec-2013

    From all of us at KVA, we would like to wish everyone a happy and joyous holiday season and a Merry Christmas. Enjoy the holidays, your family and friends. At times like these I like to reflect on what has transpired over the past year and to evaluate where we were a year ago and how far we have come. We have seen a few changes here at KVA with the introduction of our new website, the addition of ...
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  • New York child support: One state has new way to motivate parents

    || 1-May-2013

    There are many non-custodial parents in New York that are struggling to make their child support payments. Unfortunately, there may be just as many that could make their payments, but choose not to do so. For those parents, one mid-western state has passed a unique law they think will help motivate those parents to pay their child support. The law allows judges to sentence parents to community ...
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  • Facebook leads authorities to dad that owes back child support

    || 5-Apr-2013

    Most everyone in New York knows that social media sites like Facebook have become increasingly popular over the past few years. As a matter of fact, their popularity has led child support enforcement agencies and district attorneys to monitor Facebook pages to locate and gather information on non-custodial parents that are behind in their payments. One such father is facing three felony charges as ...
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  • Michael Jordan says paternity suit is false

    || 22-Mar-2013

    Michael Jordan fans in New York may have already heard about the paternity suit filed against him. Jordan denies the allegation that he is the father of a woman's 16-year-old son and is fighting the paternity suit. He has filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit and is countersuing the woman for making false accusations. The interesting thing about the woman's allegations is that public ...
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  • New York child support: Casinos down south are helping parents

    || 16-Feb-2013

    Single parents in New York may be interested to know about a relatively new way that another state is collecting child support from non-custodial parents. With so many single parents struggling to make ends meet without the benefit of receiving payments from the non-custodial parent, any method a state can use to collect back child support would be welcome. Perhaps the method being used by this ...
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  • New York child support: sperm donor sought for child support

    || 7-Jan-2013

    People in New York may not have heard about the sperm donor that's being sought to pay child support in another state. The state is demanding the man pay child support for a 3-year-old girl of a lesbian couple. The donor is fighting what many see as a dangerous precedent. The man signed an agreement with the couple back in 2009 indicating that in exchange for his donation, he would not be held ...
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  • New York child support: Dominic Raiola faces court action

    || 24-Dec-2012

    New York sports fans may be familiar with NFL center Dominic Raiola. What few may know is that he faces claims in court documents that he is is behind on his child support payments. According to those court documents, the NFL player is two months past due. Back in Feb. 2007, Dominic Raiola's wife was pregnant with the couple's third child. At the same time, Raiola became the father of ...
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  • New York child support: What do to if you aren't the father

    || 2-Nov-2012

    Child support enforcement agencies are not infallible. Mistakes in identity of fathers are made all over the country, including in New York. Sometimes, when a child support case is initiated, the agency identifies the wrong man. This is just what happened to one man that received a letter from the Child Support Enforcement Agency in his county indicating that he had been identified by a woman as ...
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  • New York child support: Parents concerned about supporting kids

    || 10-Oct-2012

    These days, there are thousands of families struggling all over the country, including in New York. With the rising cost of just about everything and the continued high rate of joblessness, many parents are concerned with how they are going to support their children. When a couple gets divorced, the custodial parent may be concerned that the non-custodial parent may not be able to pay their child ...
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  • Jon Gosselin faces jail time for not paying child support

    || 16-Aug-2012

    Former reality television star Jon Gosselin is facing jail time for not paying his child support. Gosselin says that he is in the position of either paying his rent or his child support. Many New York residents are probably familiar with this predicament considering today's economy. It's hard enough making ends meet when there are two parents in the household. Being a single parent either ...
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  • Child support: What it costs to raise a New York child

    || 27-Jun-2012

    New York couples don't typically reach for the calculator the moment they decide they want to start a family. For most, the costs that are associated with raising a child are a price they are willing to pay for that delicate bundle of joy. However, when parents get divorced, those costs are quickly considered because child support is calculated based on how much it costs to raise a child as ...
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  • New York man with school board job faces criticism for unpaid child support

    || 2-May-2012

    Child support is often an issue that many people would hope could be resolved behind closed doors. Unfortunately, if you are serving in a very public job, word can easily get out when there is an issue of child support in New York. As one member of a school board in New York found out this week, publicity of child support issues can definitely have an impact on a person's work. The man's ...
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  • Child support might leave some New York men broke under new policy

    || 1-Mar-2012

    A new policy that will be implemented next spring is meant to reduce costs to the federal government, but this new policy may cost some men their entire income. The police would eliminate the use of paper checks for payment of federal benefits, such as disability. Those who have owed child support, including men in New York, who have their bank accounts frozen because of the owed support, will ...
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  • Feds go after child support violators, may help New York parents

    || 24-Jan-2012

    Child support is often a crucial need for parents who have sole custody of their children. Sometimes, the non-custodial parent will refuse to make child support payments, neglecting their children in the process. Families in New York who have not been receiving the child support may now be getting some help from a new federal government website. The site is used to post pictures and information ...
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