Category Archives: Child Support Modification
A Few Legal Issues You May Encounter After Divorce
It’s a common misconception that all divorce-related issues will end when a divorce is finalized. While it’s true that the parties can generally start moving on with their lives, will likely live in different residences, and have separate finances, there are still a lot of legal matters that may end up needing to be… Read More »
What Is Temporary Child Support?
Just because two parents decide to get divorced does not mean that they are no longer legally obligated to financially support their children. Doing so, however, can be more complicated when two parents are no longer living together or sharing the same bank account, which is why courts allow parents to ask for temporary… Read More »
Florida Child Support FAQs
When two parents decide to separate or divorce, one of the most important issues they must resolve is who will be responsible for child support and in what amount. To give you a better understanding of what you could be dealing with in your own divorce proceedings, we’ve included answers to some of the… Read More »
Child Support And Medical Expenses
In Florida, all parents have the legal obligation to financially support their children. Doing so, however, can become a bit more complicated when the parents in question are separated or divorced. In these cases, the parties will need to clearly delineate who is responsible for what expenses and in most situations, the non-custodial parent… Read More »
How Does Income Withholding Work?
An income withholding order is a legal order issued by a family law court, obligating someone’s employer to withhold money from a specific person’s paycheck. The amount withheld is then sent to the state, which then disburses the funds as child support on behalf of the person whose paycheck was garnished. There are a… Read More »
What Does Child Support Cover?
Child support is a type of financial support that is paid by one of a child’s parents to the other, often after divorce and continuing until the child reaches the age of majority. These payments are designed to cover a portion of the child’s living expenses, like rent or mortgage, utilities, food, and clothing…. Read More »
How To Calculate Child Support In Florida
Ending a marriage is a painful and difficult time and things can become even more complicated when there are children involved. One of the most contentious issues that parents face when divorcing is how responsibility for the financial support of their children will be shared. Fortunately, Florida uses a specific set of guidelines when… Read More »
Can I Still Be Required To Pay Child Support If I Share Custody?
Although child custody and child support are two different legal issues, they are also dependent on each other for resolution. How much child support a parent is required to pay, for instance, will be dictated not only by that person’s income, but also by how much time he or she spends with the child…. Read More »
3 Things All Parents Should Know About Child Support
If you are divorcing or separated from your child’s co-parent, you may be entitled to child support. On the other hand, you may be obligated to pay it. How much will need to be paid, how those payments are calculated, and what child support is used for are three things that every parent should… Read More »
When Will My Child Support Obligation End?
One common question we hear regularly from divorcing parents is how long they can expect to continue paying child support. In most cases, the answer to this question is dependent on when a child reaches the age of 18 years old. However, a dedicated Clearwater child support modification lawyer can give you a better… Read More »