What is Considered Income For Child Support in California?
California law establishes a non-negotiable financial responsibility for parents. Parents must provide for their child’s needs according to their means. California uses a statewide calculator to determine what a parent owes in child support. This calculator accounts for two major factors: the amount of residential time a parent spends with a child and their income. […]More
What Options Do I Have When My Income for Child Support Purposes Includes Bonuses and Overtime?
Determining how much someone pays for child support in Los Angeles, California, can be a complicated matter. For example, perhaps you’ve been ordered to pay child support to your ex. However, you may have your base pay, which is the pay you consistently earn, along with additional earnings. Is it fair for child support to […]More
What Can I Do If My Child Support is Too High?
Being a parent is already a tough job. However, co-parenting with somebody else makes it even more complicated. Adding child support issues can make parenting tasks even more sensitive. Child support calculations are designed as a baseline level of support that can be applied across all cases. However, we understand that no situation can be […]More
When Does Child Support Terminate and Under What Conditions in San Diego for a Paternity, Legal Separation or Divorce Case
Parents are expected to support their children financially. If the parents are not married or do not live together, the court may order one parent to make child support payments to the other parent. There are several ways child support can start. Likewise, several triggers end child support payments. If you are paying or receiving […]More
What Happens to Child Support if I Remarry?
Parents have a legal obligation to financially support their children regardless of custody and visitation rights. When parents remarry, they may wonder how the remarriage will affect an existing child support order. In order to understand the impact, it is important to understand both how child support is calculated and how California law generally views […]More