New York Child Custody & Visitation
Lenard Leeds has been involved in numerous matrimonial and child custody proceedings over the years in all the Family and Supreme Courts in the New York metropolitan area. Child custody is determined by "the best interests of the child' and requires work with experts such as psychologists and psychiatrists to determine which parent will be the best custodial parent for the children. Often the courts require full forensic evaluations of all the participants including the children and this process takes approximately eight weeks to complete.
You need an lawyer who will protect your rights in caring for your children. Attorneys at Leeds Brown Law, PC, represents you during this very painful time.
Child Support is dependent on various factors but generally the courts apply a numeric formula to make its determination. As a child matures, his or her wishes are considered by the court, and often the judge will speak to a mature child in chambers and consider their wishes. Joint custody has become much more popular and many parties settles along those terms and therefore share in the decision making process. Obviously courts seek to resolve disputes amicably, but often this is not possible and therefore significant litigation is required.
Every Child deserves to enjoy the same lifestyle they had when their parents were married. Child support orders attempt to make this possible. Just because two adults decide to divorce, your children should not suffer because your marriage ended. No matter what type of dispute you're involved in, you deserve an attorney who will advocate for your rights. Contact Child Support Attorney Lenard Leeds at Leeds Brown Law, PC. 516-873-9550
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Contact Leeds Brown Law, PC 516-873-9550
With its principal office in Nassau County and additional office locations in New York City, Leeds Brown Law, P.C. offers high-quality legal services and representation to clients throughout Nassau County, Suffolk County, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island. Our representation has extended clients across New York state and the country, whether from the North Shore and the South Shore of Long Island, including towns such as Garden City, Carle Place, Hempstead, Mineola, Melville, Westbury, Hicksville, Levittown, Freeport, Massapequa, Valley Stream, Long Beach, Glen Cove, Syosset, Huntington, Bayside, Manhasset, Commack, Brentwood, or from the East end of Long Island, The Hamptons, and Riverhead.