How Does a Judge Determine Child Support?

In New York, how does a judge determine child support?

Child support is money that is typically paid from the non-custodial parent to the custodial parent (or, the parent with whom the child lives most of the time) to cover the expenses of caring for the child or children. This can include health insurance and medical/dental costs, education costs, food, clothing and other necessities, and even childcare if the custodial …