In the State of Florida, nearly all family law cases which involve children under the age of 18 will involve the topic of child support. Child support payments can drastically alter your lifestyle, budget, and quality of life.
You do not need a lawyer to file for child support in Florida. However, hiring a lawyer can help you understand the child support laws, gather the necessary paperwork, negotiate a fair child support agreement, and represent you in family court.
Having an experienced and accomplished Altamonte Springs divorce attorney can help you obtain a fair child support arrangement that is beneficial for you and your children. At the Law Office of Russell S. Hershkowitz, LLC, we have helped many clients successfully have a reasonable child support payments.
There is a mathematical formula that is used to determine child support payments in Florida. The net incomes of both parents will be taken into consideration along with the cost it will take to raise each child.
Other contributing factors associated that are considered include insurance, child care expenses, time sharing of child custody, and other deviations from the formula the Court might determine to be necessary.
Yes, Florida has strict child support laws to ensure that a parent pays their required amount of child support. A parent may seek help from Florida's Department of Revenue or a private child support law firm.
A parent also has many various sanctions when enforcing a child support schedule.
He can provide representation for you to make sure your child support payments are calculated properly and advocate on your behalf if the other parent is not willing to comply with the Court’s demands.
The Law Office of Russell S. Hershkowitz, LLC is able to use all of the tools at our disposal to provide effective and detailed representation.