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Child support – are you paying or receiving the right amount?

You would think that when a court makes orders regarding child support that it will automatically be calculated correctly.  And, in most cases it probably is, but in some it’s not. I’ve come across far too many cases lately that have miscalculated child support and the person paying or receiving [...]

How to Prove Child Support Payments : 7 proactive things you can do

When a child is born, both parents have a financial responsibility for that child. It’s not uncommon, once the parents separate, for both parents to contribute to the daily needs of the child; they share time with the child, school expenses, extracurricular activity expenses, purchase clothes, and in many [...]

Child Support: Why You May Have To Pay For a Child That Isn’t Yours

When a child is born, both parents have a legal duty to support that child until the child is 18 years old. Because there are many different types of families, one thing that many parents are confused about is which children they are obligated to support.  While it’s usually [...]

Child Support: What Happens if You Don’t Pay?

What happens if you don't pay child support? When a child is born, both parents have a legal duty to support that child.  However, the exact amount of support that is required from each parent will be legally established when one parent requests an official child support order. Generally, [...]

Child Support: Double Standard Based on Gender?

When it comes to child custody and support, it's pretty much undisputed that more often than not, for many different reasons, moms often have custody of their children and fathers have to pay support. However, I'm a firm believer that the above is not ALWAYS the case, as all [...]