Changing circumstances, income fluctuations, and the child’s needs all factor into support payments. Be aware of common child support mistakes.
Post-secondary education is one instance where child support continues past 18, but how long does that obligation last? Is there a cut-off?
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California’s child support formula is calculated with an actual mathematical equation. It gets complicated, so let us break down all the pieces.
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California law provides guidelines for courts to use in determining and setting child support payment amounts.
How long do I have to pay child support? It’s a question we hear often. As is so often the case in family law matters, there’s a quick answer and a more in-depth conversation. And what about post-secondary education? How do you plan for that following divorce? One of our …
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“Is there a statute of limitation on child support or college support? My son is 24 and graduating this year and my ex hasn’t paid a dime in over a decade.”
“I pay child support and recently got remarried. Can my ex come after me for more child support, including my new spouse’s income?”
“I have a 17-year-old stepdaughter who went into a three-year Job Corps program, yet we’re still being told we have to pay child support. Is that true?”
“When they were deciding his child support, my ex got a reduction because he was taking on the debt of the marriage. Then he declared bankruptcy.”
She’s supposed to pay her share for the kids, but she doesn’t contribute anything. What can I do to make her pay her legally obligated share?
Child support payments are important, but expensive. What happens if you lose your job and your ability to pay? Can you get them decreased?
How long do I have to pay child support is a question we get all the time. The answer often depends on the specifics of a particular case.
Divorce doesn’t mean we stop caring for our kids. It certainly doesn’t mean we stop providing for their care. This most often takes the form of child support.
It’s not set in stone, but it’s not far off. Here’s what you need to know about how to modify child support in California.