Are you currently fighting with your spouse to get the proper amount of child support that you need out of them, or have you been asked to pay more than you think is fair? During the divorce process, any matters which involve your children are often the most argued and stressful. You may want to consider consulting with a Brockton child support attorney at Benzaken & Wood LLP who can assist you to ensure that the subject of child support is handled fairly.
If it is possible, we always recommend trying to sit down and make a decision which is agreeable by both you and your spouse or ex-spouse. However, we know that can be difficult to navigate matters on your own, especially in a contested divorce. Child support is typically calculated by a percentage of the non-custodial parent's income, while taking into account a variety of other factors.
If the decision is put in the judge's hands, they may consider the following factors:
Having an attorney on your side who is knowledgeable about the regulations of child support laws can prove extremely valuable. Your child's life is going to change with a divorce and it is important to stay focused on what is important to you. Our Brockton child support lawyers can help you see that your ability to support your children is protected. Our firm serves clients throughout Brockton, Plymouth County, Norfolk County, Suffolk County, and Barnstable County.
If you would like to schedule an appointment for a free initial consultation with one of our attorneys, please give us a call now at (508) 503-7444.