Category Archives: Family Law

Modifying Child Support Payments

Modifying Child Support Payments

If there has been a sudden change in your ability to provide child support, you may be wondering what your options are. Modifying child support payments is possible, but it is not necessarily simple. Here is what you need to know. Can Child Support Payments Change? It’s not uncommon for child support amounts to change […]

Common Worries During Divorce

Common Worries During Divorce

If you are going through a divorce, it’s natural to have a lot on your mind. An experienced family law attorney can help ease your stress. If you are experiencing any of the following common worries during divorce, please contact our office to arrange a consultation. Custody During a Pending Divorce A common worry among […]

Child Support Complications

Child Support Complications

Coming to an agreement about child support can be challenging. Things may be further complicated by unexpected issues such as job loss, or your child moving out. Here are some common child support issues. Child Support Complications | My Child Moved Out Sometimes a child will no longer live with either parent while one parent […]

Obligations as an Unmarried Parent

Obligations as an Unmarried Parent

Do you have questions about your legal rights and obligations as an unmarried parent? Our Rochester family law attorneys can help. If you need an attorney’s advice about your rights and obligations as an unmarried parent, contact experienced Rochester Family Law Attorney Michael D. Schmitt. We advise and represent mothers and fathers on aspects of paternity under […]

Two Types of Protective Orders

Two Types of Protective Orders

Learn about the two types of protective orders in New York State by reading this article. Our Rochester family law attorneys are ready to help. When a toxic relationship goes unchecked, it can sometimes devolve into something dangerous. If you fear for your safety when around a family member or significant other, you need to […]

Changing a Child Support Order

Changing a Child Support Order

Changing a child support order may be tough without the help of an experienced family law attorney on your side. Call our Rochester attorney today. If your life has undergone a change in circumstances that makes it difficult for you to pay child support, please call our office. We can help ease your financial burden […]

Can I Modify My Child Support Payment?

Can I Modify My Child Support Payment

Have you recently seen a change in your financial situation and are wondering, “Can I modify my child support payment?” Contact our lawyer today. If there has been a sudden change in your employment (losing your job, for example), you may be wondering if your child support obligation can be modified to reflect your new […]

Do You Need Help with Child Custody in New York?

Do You Need Help with Child Custody in New York

Do you need help with child custody in New York? Contact Rochester divorce attorney Michael Schmitt today to get the help you and your family deserve. Going through a custody battle can be emotionally taxing and cause family turmoil. Michael D. Schmitt, Esq., Attorney at Law wants to ease the burden and help you come […]

Military Family Law Problems

Military Family Law Problems

Divorcing a spouse who is actively deployed can bring military family law problems that only an experienced attorney can sort out. Contact our attorney now. Most people find divorce to be stressful enough under ordinary civilian conditions. The additional strains of long absences, frequent moves and hazardous deployments can make military family law problems especially […]

Modifications to Child Support

Modifications to Child Support

Are you seeking to make modifications to a child support arrangement in New York State? Contact our family law office today to schedule a free consultation. A post-divorce child support arrangement cannot be changed unless significant changes in your finances or personal life warrant a modification. If you have any questions about which circumstances can […]