Blog Categories: Child support

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Emergency Rule 13: Modifying Support Orders

For those who have support orders, a new rule, called Rule 13, is going to play a role in the outcome of many situations. The rule, which is likely to come down from the Superior Court of California and will...

April 23, 2020
Child Support Attorney

Know when to file for a modification of child support

The "right" amount of child support can change over the years. A job loss, a promotion, medical expenses and more children are just a few reasons why a previously reasonable sum may no longer be fair to all parties. Fortunately,...

January 17, 2019
Grandparents Visitation Rights

Parents who owe back child support may be denied passports

Summer is coming up—it’s the perfect time for a vacation. But you might have to keep your travels local if you owe back child support. This is because parents who have a certain amount of unpaid child support may be...

May 4, 2018
Grandparents Visitation Rights

Is it possible to modify a child support order?

You and your ex have gone through the length, exhausting process of divorce and child custody. The court has finally issued a child support order. It is not perfect, but you feel that, for now, it will have to do....

April 2, 2018
Grandparents Visitation Rights

Three things you may not know are covered by child support

Raising children is expensive. Paying for a child’s everyday necessities like food, clothing and medical care adds up quickly. And then there are extraneous expenses—things that are not essential for survival, but are nonetheless important for a child’s development and...

February 14, 2018
Grandparents Visitation Rights

Splitting parenting costs? Consider these tips

Some couples who divorce and don’t have children choose to make a clean, permanent break from each other’s lives. But if you are a divorced parent, you and your ex are probably still involved in each other’s lives in some...

December 5, 2017
Expert Vitness in Divorce

Child support: Understanding the basics

Child support is a frequent component of many divorces. With nearly half of all marriages in the United States ending in divorce, and nearly one-fourth of all children born to parents who are unmarried, many parents will have to deal...

November 13, 2017
Family Law

The financial challenges parents of high school seniors can face

What costs come before a parent in relation to their children depends on many things. This includes the ages of their kids. Children of different ages can have different needs and expenses. Some times of a kid’s life can give...

August 15, 2017
Grandparents Visitation Rights

What will happen if I don’t pay child support?

As a parent, you have a number of obligations to your children. And these obligations do not end just because you get divorced from the other parent or if you do not have custody of your kids. You can still...

July 27, 2017
Family Law

Post-divorce changes and child support

Divorce typically brings a great deal of changes with it. However, a divorce finally being in the rearview mirror for a person certainly doesn't mean their life suddenly won't be changing much. There are all sorts of non-divorce-related life-changing circumstances...

June 23, 2017