Will Bankruptcy Impact My Ability to Obtain Child Support for My Children

Child Support Law Firm Child support is vital to ensuring that children of parents who are no longer in a relationship are provided with the comfort that they are accustomed. Child support helps to meet children’s needs when the non custodial parent makes monthly payments to help cover the cost of food, housing, educational expenses […]

What Can the Government Do to Help me Collect on Child Support?

When two parents are no longer together, they are still legally obligated to support their children. Even if the parents were never married, the law requires the parents provide for their offspring. In the majority of  separated relationships, the mother will be deemed the custodial parent and the father will be deemed the noncustodial parent. […]

What Are the Notice and Due Process Requirements for Child Support-Related Civil Contempt Motions?

What Are the Notice and Due Process Requirements for Child Support-Related Civil Contempt Motions? When a party is ordered to pay child support by a Florida court, willful disobedience and failing to make child support payments can be grounds for contempt. The consequences for civil contempt can range from extensive fines to jail time, but […]

Minor Child Tax Exemption

Who claims the children on their taxes?

What Is Considered Income for Child Support Purposes?

What income is used for child support guidelines?

Suspended License for Failure to Pay Child Support

The federal government can suspend your drivers license for failure to pay court ordered child support. 

Tax Intercept for Past Due Child Support

The Federal Government can intercept your tax return if you owe back child support. 

Child Support Arrearages

Damien discusses child support arrearages and other components of child support. 

How to Calculate Child Support?

Child Support Tips.

How Much of My Paycheck Will Be Garnished for Child Support?

By law, your employer must comply with a child support order to garnish wages. 

Jail Time for Unpaid Child Support

If you do not pay your child support, you could end up behind bars. 

What Are Child Support Arrears?

Courts will use all means necessary, including garnishment, to enforce child support arrears.

How Will a Trump Presidency Impact Obama’s Child Support Regulation?

A last minute child support regulation put forth by Barack Obama could be in jeopardy by the Trump Administration.

Child Support and Private School Tuition

If your child attends a private school, tuition costs may be factored into your child support.

Can the Court Award Child Support After a Child Turns 18?

Even after your child becomes 18, child support obligation might not automatically end.

President Obama’s Recent Hague Convention Ratification Expected to Make International Child Support Collection Less Costly and More Efficient

Recent legislation by the Obama Administration makes international child support collection an easier process. 

Is my Bonus Calculated into Child Support?

Why the court accounts for all sources of income in child support plans.

Who Pays for Travel Expenses?

How your income determines who pays for your child’s visitation costs.   

When it Comes Down to the Dollar: Calculating Child Support for Professional Athletes – Part 1

How child support is weighed when parents make varying incomes.

What is Supervised Time Sharing and a Reunification Plan?

In some child custody cases, alternative measures are taken to provide parents time with their children. 

Alimony and Time Sharing Reform Bill Vetoed

Florida Governor Rick Scott vetoed the contentious Alimony and Time Sharing Reform Bill today. 

Can My Child Be Forced To Attend an Extracurricular Activity?

Make sure your parenting plan is air-tight and thorough. 

Retirement Benefits May Be a Powerful Tool for Child Support Enforcement

An alternative method for collecting unpaid child support. 

Is Overseas Housing Allowance (OHA) included as income for Child Support payment calculations?

Even if the funds are from the government, these funds play a factor in your child support. 

How to Calculate Child Support when One Parent is Unemployed

If one parent is currently out of a job, child support becomes a difficult to allocate. 

Paying your child’s college expenses and how it relates to divorce.

Along with alimony and division of property, your child’s pursuit for higher education should be thoroughly discussed. 

Will the judge speak to my children in a custody case?

A child’s testimony may not be necessary. 

We cannot decide where to send our child to school, what do we do?

Decisions on where your child attends school require a mutual agreement. 

I want to move with my children, how far away can I move?

Relocating your child without permission could lead to serious charges. 

Was your Child Support Hearing Transcribed?

A recent Florida decision is yet another reminder of how important the transcription of your case may be.

Relocation of a Minor Child

Take the necessary steps and precautions needed to move your child. 

Common Questions Regarding Family Law

The most frequently asked questions on family law. 

Handling child support from a previous relationship

Child support becomes tricky when it is received from a past relationship. 

Tips and advice for custody disputes

These methods will help ease the burden of a custody battle.  

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The Legal Complexity of Interpreting Emojis

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What Are the Notice and Due Process Requirements for Child Support-Related Civil Contempt Motions?

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What Is Considered Income for Child Support Purposes?

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The federal government can suspend your drivers license for failure to pay court ordered child support. 

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Health Insurance After Divorce

What happens to your health insurance after you divorce? 

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The Federal Government can intercept your tax return if you owe back child support. 

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