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Faced 5+ Years in Prison

People Vs Joseph Amico

Covered by NYDaily News. Las Vegas man accused of threatening a prominent attorney and making vile remarks.

Faced 10+ Years in Prison

People Vs. Anna Sorokin

Covered by New York Times, and other outlets. Fake heiress accused of conning the city’s wealthy, and has an HBO special being made about her.

Faced 3+ Years in Prison

People Vs. Genevieve Sabourin

Accused of stalking Alec Baldwin. The case garnered nationwide attention, with USAToday, NYPost, and other media outlets following it closely.

Faced Potential Charges

Ghislaine Maxwell Juror

Juror who prompted calls for new Ghislaine Maxwell trial turns to lawyer who defended Anna Sorokin.

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Meet Todd Spodek


The Spodek Law Group understands how delicate high-profile cases can be, and has a strong track record of getting positive outcomes. Our lawyers service a clientele that is nationwide. With offices in both LA and NYC, and cases all across the country - Spodek Law Group is a top tier law firm.

Todd Spodek is a second generation attorney with immense experience. He has many years of experience handling 100’s of tough and hard to win trials. He’s been featured on major news outlets, such as New York Post, Newsweek, Fox 5 New York, South China Morning Post, Insider.com, and many others.

In 2022, Netflix released a series about one of Todd’s clients: Anna Delvey/Anna Sorokin.

Why Clients Choose Spodek Law Group

The reason is simple: clients want white glove service, and lawyers who can win. Every single client who works with the Spodek Law Group is aware that the attorney they hire could drastically change the outcome of their case. Hiring the Spodek Law Group means you’re taking your future seriously. Our lawyers handle cases nationwide, ranging from NYC to LA. Our philosophy is fair and simple: our nyc criminal lawyers only take on clients who we know will benefit from our services.

We’re selective about the clients we work with, and only take on cases we know align with our experience – and where we can make a difference. This is different from other law firms who are not invested in your success nor care about your outcome.

If you have a legal issue, call us for a consultation.
We are available 24/7, to help you with any – and all, challenges you face.

New York City Child Support Lawyers

Child Support Laws in New York
According to New York State Law, it is the responsibility of both parents to financially support their children until they are 21 years old. In addition, child support also requires parents provide their children with health insurance until the child is 21 years old. However, if the child is under 21 years of age and married, in the military, or is self-supporting, the parents are no longer responsible for supporting the child because the Court will see the child as emancipated.

Typically, a noncustodial parent will pay child support to a custodial parent. If the parents were never married to each other, an Acknowledgement of Paternity or Order of Filiation to determine paternity will be required to proceed with a request for child support. It is important to note that even if custodial parents are able to support their children on their own, they can still get child support payments.

If two parents are coexisting with a child, one parent can still request child support if the other parent doesn’t contribute financially to support the child. When the child is in foster care, it is the responsibility of both parents to pay child support.

There are two ways child support can be put in order, which are by a written agreement or a support petition that is filed in Family Court. When two parents sign a written agreement that determines child support, there are a few requirements that must be completed before the court will recognize the agreement.

When an individual doesn’t have a child support order, he or she may file a support petition in Family Court. When an individual already has the child support petition and the other parent will not make payments, a petition can be filed to enforce the payment.

If an individual already has a child support order and wants to alter it, he or she can file a petition in Family Court to amend the order.

How Much Does a Parent Have to Pay for Child Support?
To ensure child support payments are fair, a standard guideline is used to determine how much an individual should pay, which is based on the amount of money an individual earns in a year. An individual will not be ordered to make a payment that is unfair under New York law.

Aside from child support payments, an individual may also have to pay support from the time the child was born. In addition, an individual may also have to pay for medical costs, child care expenses, educational expenses, and more. When an individual’s employer offers health insurance to his or her child, he or she may also be required to provide the child with health insurance coverage if the cost of the insurance is affordable.

The standard guideline that is used to calculate what an individual will pay is based on his or her adjusted gross income and the children that will receive payment. The court will take an individual’s gross adjusted income and apply deductions, such as Social Security, New York City tax, and Medicare, and determine the adjusted gross income. After the court determines an individual’s adjusted gross income, the income will be multiplied by the standard guideline for the number of children receiving payments. The percentages include:
17% for one child
25% for two children
29% for three children
31% for four children
35% or more for five or more children.

If you need help with child support payments in New York, see guidance from an experienced legal expert. An experienced family lawyer can provide individuals with legal expertise and help make the process easier.

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