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Category Archives: Child Support Modification


Child Support And Wage Garnishment In Florida

By Cairns Law |

In Florida, when courts order child support, they do so based on a number of factors, including the number of children being supported, the parties’ incomes, and how custody is divided. Once ordered, a child support award will become legally enforceable, so non-custodial parents who fail to pay could risk being sanctioned by the… Read More »

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You May Owe Reduced Child Support

By Cairns Law |

While many people think of timesharing and child support as two separate issues, the reality is that these matters are very interconnected. For instance, how much child support a parent owes is largely dictated by how much time he or she spends with that child. Although timesharing agreements are taken into account when child… Read More »

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Emotional and Financial Child Support Modifications

By Cairns Law |

Original child support determinations are based on emotional and financial factors. The guidelines, which are presumptively reasonable, rely exclusively on some common financial and emotional factors. Child support deviations are possible in some cases. At any rate, these factors often change. So, as a rule of thumb, it’s best to legally modify child support… Read More »

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The Magnificent Seven of Child Support Deviation Factors in Florida

By Cairns Law |

The Sunshine State is an income share jurisdiction. As such, Florida child support law includes a complex guideline formula which is presumptively reasonable in all such matters. That includes original determinations and subsequent modifications. However, since families are so diverse, there is no such thing as one-size-fits-all. At best, the guidelines are one-size-fits-most. To… Read More »

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