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Category Archives: child support

Frequently Asked Questions About Child Support Payments

Here are a few examples of some of the most frequently asked questions our attorneys receive about child support. Q: If my ex prevents me from seeing my kids, am I still responsible for paying child support? Yes. Child support is a right of the child—it has nothing to do with the relationship between the… Read More »

What to Know About Enforcing Child Support

Once a child support order has been established by a court, all parties to the order must obey its instructions, particularly the paying spouse. If the paying spouse fails to live up to their requirements in a child support arrangement, it is important for the custodial parent to get in touch with their attorney or… Read More »

How to Calculate Child Support if the Paying Spouse is in the Military

There are always some extra complications in the divorce process when one or both spouses actively serves in the military. Among the various elements of the divorce that could be affected is the child support arrangement you develop. To start with, you can use the child support guidelines for your state. However, if you and… Read More »

How to Enforce a Child Support Order in New York

When parents get divorced, they are both required to continue supporting their children financially. For the parent that does not have primary or physical custody of the child, this means making monthly child support payments. However, there is a widespread problem the United States when it comes to parents who do not pay the child… Read More »

What to Keep in Mind About Child Support During Your Divorce Process

Divorce can be a complicated and emotional process, especially if you have children. You will need to navigate some important issues, ranging from asset division to child support. Calculating child support can be slightly complex, as each situation is unique and there is not a one-size-fits-all solution you can use to determine the appropriate child… Read More »

Frequently Asked Questions About Child Visitation

As a part of your child custody negotiations, you will need to create a child visitation schedule. In most cases, the noncustodial parent will have the right to reasonable visitation with his or her kids. Below are a few of the most frequently asked questions we receive on child visitation: Q: What qualifies as ‘reasonable… Read More »

How Should Divorced Parents Approach Their Children’s College Tuition?

After parents divorce, they have to make many adjustments to their finances. Money doesn’t go as far, because rather than one household to support, now there are two. Supporting parents can feel unduly burdened, and college expenses can seem like the final straw. Negotiating a college payment plan during or after divorce can be difficult,… Read More »

Most Recent Statistics Show Problems with Unpaid Child Support

According to information from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, there were nearly 15.6 million open child support cases in the United States as of 2013, the most recent year for which there’s complete data available. In those cases, approximately 17 million children needed intervention from the state to get one of their… Read More »