New York City Family Courts have experienced a rise in the number of family law cases that it handles yearly.  As a result, the New York City Family Courts want to make some information readily accessible to the general public so that the public can become educated on certain matters as well as stay informed as to how certain proceedings are held.

Since the court has seen a great increase in the number of “juvenile delinquency prosecution and interstate child support matters,” the Family Court has created the website nyc.gov/LawDepartmentFC, as reported by the New York Law Journal in an August 16, 2013 news article. This website allows one to obtain basic information pertaining to these subject areas and provides forms that one might need. For instance, the interstate child support tab explains what that is, how to commence that type of case, how someone can show that they are the parent, how to obtain, change or enforce child support orders, and forms that one might need to fill out. Moreover, the site even has a frequently asked question section, and it provides additional information that custodial and noncustodial parents might need. Then there is the juvenile delinquency tab which provides a breakdown of the proceeding. There is other helpful and useful information provided on this website, and it is not limited to what was indicated above. Reviewing this site might put one at ease. Additionally, he or she might be able to figure out what the next steps are if they think they have an issue dealing with these areas.

If you are seeking child custody or a child support order, then you should contact an experienced lawyer. Jayson Lutzky handles divorce and family court matters. He has over 30 years of practicing law in New York State. His Bronx office is conveniently located one block from the 4 train. Mr. Lutzky offers free in office consultations, so to set up an appointment, call 718-514-6619 or visit www.MyNewYorkCityLawyer.com for further information.