Westchester County Family Court
In Westchester County all
child support matters are heard before Support Magistrates. The
Family Court in White Plains is located at 111 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. on
the second floor of the courthouse. There are also family courthouses
located in New Rochelle and Yonkers.
A Support Magistrate can, among other things, set child support and rule
on upward or downward
modifications of child support.
Mother (custodial parent) Denied an increase in Child Support
Recently, in Westchester County Family Court in White Plains a client of
Riebling, Proto & Sachs, successfully had the mother's petition for an increase of child support
dismissed. The mother's petition was dismissed because she failed
to present necessary proof at a hearing to warrant an increase in child
support. The Mother's application to receive payment for child care
expenses was also dismissed.
Child Support Lawyer
It is very important to have a
lawyer during any court proceeding. In Family Court, especially in a child support
proceeding, the case can move very quickly and without a knowledgeable
lawyer there can be long lasting consequences. The attorneys at Riebling,
Proto & Sachs always prepare for every court appearance and more importantly
help their clients prepare not only for court but provide advice to help
protect their rights for the long term. For example, if we were representing
the Father or Mother we can provide advice that is useful for years. Many
of our clients call us years later to keep in touch and ask for advice
as new issues develop.
In the above example the Mother's petition was dismissed because she
did not have an aggressive and prepared attorney. At Riebling, Proto &
Sachs we help our client's prepare so their rights will always be
If you or someone you love has a child support issue or is always being
taken to court for support, custody, family offenses, visitation or other matter
call Riebling, Proto & Sachs for a Free Consultation.