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Child Support Guidelines
Links to the formulas that each state uses to determine child support payments
Divorce Laws of the Fifty States
Divorce laws of the states and tables summarizing some of their salient points
Guardian Assisance Network
The Guardian Assistance Network helps families or friends who have been appointed by the court under Article 81 of the New York State Mental Hygiene Law to serve as guardians. GAN offers support, practical advice and training in carrying out guardianship responsibilities.
Matrimonial Matters Glossary
Glossary defining over 100 legal words and terms used in matrimonial matters
New York Courthelp Family Law
This site has useful information about family law including forms.
Parent Education and Awareness Program
The New York State Parent Education and Awareness Program is designed to educate divorcing or separating parents about the impact of their breakup on their children. The primary goal is to teach parents ways they can reduce the stress of family changes and protect their children from the negative effects of ongoing parental conflict.
Information about obtaining an Order of Protection in Family Court
Family Court FAQs
Look for answers to your questions here.
Family Court Forms
These are the official forms for use in Family Court proceedings.
Suffolk County Family Court Information
The Suffolk County Family Court is located in Central Islip, New York, and maintains a facility in Riverhead, New York. Case assignment is dependant upon the geographical location of the parties.
Uniform Rules for the Family Court
All courts have rules. Here are rules for Family Court in New York
WebFamily provides online access to information about Family Court cases with future appearance dates in all Family Courts and Integrated Domestic Violence (IDV) Courts in New York State. You may search for cases by file number or case docket number, look up cases by attorney or firm name, and view calendars for each court. Please note that no names of parties or other personal identification information is available here.
Request books about divorce law from Suffolk County Libraries.