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Can I request Child Support if we have joint custody?

Posted by brian on July 27, 2018

Yes, you can. Joint custody does not mean that the child support obligation is for one parent. If you can meet the obligation, it is important that you apply for it. However, in case of a misunderstanding between the parents in regards to the support, it is vital to consult a Child Support Lawyer. In […]

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What happens if I don’t pay child support?

Posted by brian on May 11, 2018

If you’re a non-custodial parent, you’ll likely be ordered to pay child support. The amount you have to pay will be determined by several factors, with your monthly net income being the most important. A court order will set the amount, and this number can only be modified by another court order. What happens when […]

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Can Child Support Be Modified?

Posted by admin on January 17, 2018

Child support is typically paid until a child reaches the age of 18, but support payments very rarely stay the same throughout the child’s life. Sometimes child support payments are automatically increased when children reach milestone ages, but payments can also go up or down based on changes in the financial circumstances of either parent. […]

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Alimony or Spousal Support?

Posted by admin on September 11, 2017

When couples head towards divorce, they wonder about how alimony might apply to their case. Alimony is also called spousal support. The purpose of alimony is to ease the sudden economic changes that come to a party because of divorce. It’s also to help divorced individuals who might otherwise need public support. Whether you pay […]