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How Much is Child Support?

I.    HOW MUCH IS CHILD SUPPORT? VIDEO: NY Child Support Basics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4ISK9SmYiQ&feature=youtu.be   Years ago, the New York Legislature passed the Child Support Standards Act ("CSSA") to add consistency to awards of child support.  The CSSA sets forth a formula for calculating orders of child support. DRL § 236-B(7); DRL § 240; FCA § 413. However, there are several components of a support order and it can become fairly complex.     Basic Child Support - Mandatory Support Based off of the Parties' Incomes     Purpose of Basic Child Support The purpose of basic child support is to provide for…

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