Category Archives: Family Law

6 Common Questions About Custody

6 Common Questions About Custody

Are you going through a divorce and have kids? Read these 6 common questions about custody, then contact our Rochester lawyer to get started. 1) What is Shared Residency? Shared residency is the ability for both parents to spend the same amount of time with their children. Based on the differences in finances for each […]

Roles of a Law Guardian

Roles of a Law Guardian

Are you going through a custody battle and need to understand the roles of a law guardian? Watch this video, then contact our attorney today. Question: What is the Role of a Law Guardian? Answer: Many times as an experienced Rochester Family Law Attorney I am often asked what the role of a law guardian is […]

How To Win Your Custody Claim

How To Win Your Custody Claim

Are you in the divorce process and have questions about how to win your custody claim? Check out our article for guidance, then call us today! Joint vs. Sole Child Custody Often as an experienced Rochester Child Custody Lawyer, I am asked the differences between Joint Custody and Sole Custody in New York. If you have […]

What You Should Know About Child Support

What You Should Know About Child Support

Learn what you should know about child support in this brief article, then give our Rochester attorney a call for a free legal consultation. 1) Child Support Components Along with a percentage of your income, you must also pay part of the amount for any medical care, dental work, vision correction, or any daily child […]

3 Child Support Tips

3 Child Support Tips

Did you recently get a divorce and have questions about child support? Check out these 3 child support tips, then contact our Rochester lawyer today. Determining Child Support The courts base child support on your income and the amount of children you have. You will be generally charged 17% of your gross income for one […]

Visitation with a Substance Abuse Problem

Visitation with a Substance Abuse Problem

Do you have questions about visitation with a substance abuse problem? Watch this video for guidance, then call our Rochester Child Custody Lawyer today. As a Rochester Family Law Attorney, I like to address my clients about the aspect if their spouse has a substance abuse problem when it comes to visitation. If your spouse […]

3 Child Support Questions

3 Child Support Questions

Did you go through a divorce recently and have questions about child support? Read these 3 child support questions, then call our attorney to get started. 1. How Do I Determine Child Support? The courts base child support on your income and the amount of children you have. You will be generally charged 17% of […]

Role of a Law Guardian

Role of a Law Guardian

Are you going through a custody situation and have questions about the role of a law guardian for your child? Watch this video, then call our attorney today. Many times as an experienced Rochester Family Law Attorney I am often asked what the role of a law guardian is for a child. A law guardian for […]

Modifying Child Support

Modifying Child Support

Are you going through separation and have questions about modifying child support? Check out this article, then give our lawyers a call today. Child Support Components Many times as an experienced Rochester Child Support Lawyer, I am asked what is involved when it comes to paying child support. Along with a percentage of your income, you […]

Divorce Mediation Case Timeline

Divorce Mediation Case Timeline

Do you have questions about the divorce mediation case timeline in Rochester? Watch this video, then call Michael Schmitt for a free consultation. Question: How long does the mediation process take? Answer: We had a client ask the other day how long the process would take to get a divorce mediation in Rochester. Generally, it’s […]