During a divorce, many issues of contention may arise between the divorcing parties. The subject of child support is often one of the most contested aspects of a divorce because it involves both your children and finances. An experienced San Jose child support attorney, such as ours at F&R Law Group, will guide clients towards a fair and favorable arrangement, one which is beneficial to all children involved.
There are specific legal guidelines used to help establish the amount a parent will pay in child support. It is also possible to have a child support arrangement outside of the court’s guidelines. This will usually require both parents to agree to the terms of the arrangement with some oversight through mediation or similar processes. While coming to an agreement may seem like an insurmountable task for you and your child’s other parent, there are always solutions, even for the worst scenarios imaginable.
The court will typically consider a few factors when determining child support, including: