Category Archives: Child Support
What Is The Child Support Formula In California?
In California, parents are expected to financially support their minor children, even after they get a divorce. For this reason, child support is one of the most common issues in divorce cases that involve children under the age of 18 years old. California uses a statewide formula, also known as a guideline, to determine… Read More »
When Can You Stop Paying Child Support In California?
Under California law, all parents are legally obligated to financially support their children. When two parents get a divorce or are not married, a court may order one parent to pay child support. Some parents find child support to be burdensome and wonder how long they will have to make these payments. In most… Read More »
Enforcing Child Support Orders In Santa Clara County
Raising children is never cheap. When you are trying to raise yours with rising inflation and using just one income after divorce or separation, it can seem impossible. At the time of your divorce, a judge may have issued an order for your former spouse to pay child support. Too many people throughout Santa… Read More »
Can A Parent Reduce Their Child Support Obligation Due To COVID-Related Financial Losses?
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a substantial financial disruption for many California families. Many parents have found their income reduced. But a reduction in income does not automatically mean a reduction in spousal or child support obligations. Under California law, a judge must find there has been a “material change in circumstances” to justify… Read More »