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Family court FAQ:

What is joint custody?


What is sole custody?


What is the difference between legal and physical custody?


What are the criteria involved in deciding the best interest of the children?


Will my children be appointed a lawyer to represent them?


Can I relocate with the children out-of-state?


What are the support guidelines calculations in New York?


Is support ordered if we share custody of the children 50 / 50?


What effect does my loss of employment have on my support order?


Are education, daycare and medical bills included in child support?


Who can adopt a child and what is the process?


When can my children have a say regarding whom they reside with?


How long does it take to get into court? Are there filing fees?


Is there a preference for either the mother or the father in custody matters?


What can I do to protect the best interests of the children?


How do I get an Order of Protection?


What constitutes a change in circumstances to modify an existing order?

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