Child Support

What is child support?

Many people know what child support is; it is the money you are forced to pay your ex every month.  However, there is a bit more to child support than that. Child support is financial support that is paid between the parents so the children can live a lifestyle commensurate …

Retroactive Child Support: Payor Beware!

In 1996, the Federal Government introduced the Federal Child Support Guidelines (the “Guidelines”). The purpose of the Guidelines was to promote consistency and fairness in child support payments. The Guidelines provide for two classes of payment. First is “Section 3” child support, which is based on the payor’s income as …

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Child Support & Spousal Support “Calculators”

A determination of entitlement to child and/or spousal support logically leads to an analysis of the appropriate amount. With increasing demand, the general public is seeking immediately available and reliable resources for “child support calculators” and “spousal support calculators”. CHILD SUPPORT “CALCULATORS” The Federal Child Support Guideline tables make the calculation of …

Child Support Payable when Payor Makes Over $150,000

By Suzanne Fleming of Kirk Montoute LLP posted in Child Support on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. If you or your former spouse are high income earners and share children, the following scenarios may be familiar when calculating child support: Scenario 1: You and your spouse have recently separated and share …