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While no divorce is ever easy when there are children involved, this process can become even more stressful and wrought with emotion. For this reason, it is especially important that you do not hesitate to contact an experienced lawyer as soon as possible. In the terms of a divorce, the court will lay out payment plans that one parent will pay to the other (usually to the primary custody holder) to help cover the care of the child.

How Is Child Support Determined?

There are several different factors that the court will take into consideration when deciding on the child support payment plans, and it is important that you do not waste any time in seeking out the necessary amount of legal representation.

The judge will take into consideration such things as:

  • The parents' finances
  • The ages of the children
  • Any health conditions
  • The children's education

No matter if you are seeking child support from your spouse or you are looking to ensure that you are paying a fair amount, it is important that you do not go without the correct amount of legal support.

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When child support must be determined during the procedures of a divorce, the decision will be made as part of the agreements that are ultimately settled upon in the terms and conditions of the official divorce agreement. Generally, the procedure will require one parent (under the representation of an attorney) to make an appearance before the courthouse or even a local magistrate where an application will be filed for child support. Sometimes, a complaint can be made as well, if it serves the purpose of igniting a child support motion.

General information will need to be collected regarding both parents involved in the divorce in order to determine who should be responsible for making these payments and who will be receiving the payments. You should be prepared to provide identifying information such as your date of birth, social security number, as well as those of your children. You can also expect to be asked about the length of your marriage, the financial aspects involved in the marriage and even provide certificates of birth to prove that each spouse is the birth parent of the children involved.

Need a lawyer for your child custody case in Newport Beach?

When considering child support, the best interests of the child should always be kept at heart. It, however, is also important to ensure that your rights are not being violated and that the terms being laid out are fair. At The Law Offices of Marc E. Mitzner, you can trust that our legal team will do everything in our power to help you reach your desired result.

With years of experience and a complete devotion to client success, you can be confident that we will leave no stone unturned as we fight for your optimum outcome. Our team is committed to providing every client with the exceptional legal services they deserve and the resources they need to make confident decisions for their family's future.

Call a Newport Beach family lawyer today to discuss your case!