Child Support is payment from one spouse to another for the support of a child after a divorce, separation, or in the aftermath of a break-up. Normally, child support stops when a child turns 18 years old, unless the child is still a full-time student. Child support cannot be discharged in a bankruptcy, and is not considered as income by the receiving parent or as a tax deduction by the paying parent.
The duty of your child support attorney or lawyer is to represent your legal rights in an effort to effectively have child support court orders enforced, or in the case of child support modification litigation, aggressively represent your legal rights and goals.
The federal government requires all states to adopt child support guidelines. The formula takes into consideration:
In addition to child support enforcement issues, after a specified period of time, if the financial standing of either parent significantly changes, child support modification matters may also need addressed.
When it comes to child support or other marital & family law legal needs, Mr. Hizer has the experience and resources to effectively guide you through the legal process.
If you require experienced legal advice and representation from a qualified Child Support, and Divorce and Family Law attorney (lawyer), please call Attorney Brian Hizer to schedule a confidential legal consultation.