In Need of Child Support? Let us help you achieve results you deserve.

Suffolk County Child Support Attorneys: Enforcement

Child Support Enforcement in NY

Child support is an absolutely essential element when raising a child after a divorce.

Raising a child requires a considerable amount of money for:

  • Clothing
  • Food
  • Housing
  • And educational costs

After a divorce, the parent who receives physical custody of the child must take on the full responsibility for raising the child. Stay at home parents may not have the financial resources to afford to care for their child without the financial assistance of child support.

Your initial case evaluation with one of our Suffolk County child support enforcement lawyers is free. Contact us online or call our firm at (631) 629-6874 today!

For whatever reason, if your former spouse refuses or neglects to pay the court ordered amount to help support your child it is very important that you speak with a Suffolk County divorce attorney about taking legal action to enforce child support.

The Consequences of Failing to Pay Child Support in Suffolk County

Failure to pay child support is a punishable offense. An individual can take a number of actions against a former spouse or partner in order to secure child support payments.

If the paternity of your child is in question, it is important to establish the legal fatherhood of the child. Establishing paternity or legal fatherhood unquestionably ties the child's father to making child support payments.

In order to enforce child support payments, legal action can be taken to:

  • Garnish an individual's wages
  • Offset the individual's income tax refund
  • Seize assets
  • Place liens on property
  • And suspend an individual's driving privileges or professional licenses

If the individual still does not pay the required amount, actions can be taken to imprison them for up to six months.

Related Reading:

How Our Firm Can Help

At the office of Kuhn & Sandler, PLLC, our team has a firm grasp on the legal actions that need to be taken in order to enforce a child support order. With over 30 years of combined experience handling child support enforcement cases, we will do everything in our power to ensure that your child receives the adequate support he or she needs until emancipated.

Contact a Suffolk County child support enforcement attorney if you would like to take legal action to secure child support payments.

Our Clients Tell Their Stories

When they needed support Kuhn & Sandler, PLLC, Attorneys at Law were there
  • “He always gave me his honest assessment of our likelihood of success.”

    Cyndi N.

  • “Truly the best divorce lawyers!!!”

    Robert Federico

  • “If you are looking for a kind, compassionate yet totally competent divorce lawyer, look no further.”

    Sue R.

  • “I was so glad that I had him to help me with my divorce.”

    Randee S.

  • “I would highly recommend their services!”

    Dr. C.

  • “I would strongly recommend him for his ability to competently and professionally handle complex divorce issues.”

    Al S.

  • “I highly recommend this law firm.”

    Michael C.

  • “I am pleased to recommend this law firm enthusiastically.”

    Stephen K.

  • “I highly recommend this firm, you will not be disappointed with the results.”

    Denyse D

  • “I never had to wait any length of time for a call back.”

    Mark C.

  • “I can only hope my clients think as well of me and my representation of them as I do of this firm.”

    Jane K.

  • “I knew I was in good hands. I would definitely recommend him.”

    Brian F.

  • “Thank you for allowing me and my children to move on with our new lives”

    Aimee R.

  • “Tough, agile and diligent negotiators.”

    Christine E.

  • “Forever indebted for their advice.”

    Linda O.