How does a court calculate child support payments?
There are multiple factors in deciding child support. Speak with an attorney at our office about the facts of your case to assess child support payments.
Are a child's medical bills included in child support or separate?
It depends on the type of medical costs involved. Speak with an attorney at our office about the facts of your case to assess whether medical costs will likely be included in child support payments.
What are arrears and how are they calculated?
Arrears are either child support or spousal support payments, which were due but have not been paid. The court can add interest to the arrears amount.
Can I obtain child support if the parent and I never married?
Normally yes, but the court will need to assess the amount of child support a party must pay. Sometimes, one party will not be ordered to pay any child support. Speak with an attorney at our office to assess child support payments.
If I am a guardian, can I obtain child support?
It depends on the facts of the case. Speak with an attorney to assess whether you have legal custody over a child.
What happens if I fail to pay child support?
It depends on whether you are able to pay or not. The court can severely sanction a party for failing to follow a court order. Speak with an attorney in our office if you have child support issues.