California Family Support Order in Divorce

If you're considering requesting court orders for child or spousal support during your California divorce, you may instead benefit from family support orders! These special orders combine child and spousal support into one payment. Plus, they come with tax benefits for the paying and receiving spouse. Read on to learn more to determine whether family support orders are right for you.

By |2020-08-28T13:52:41-07:00August 28th, 2020|Family Law|2 Comments

How To Collect Child Support Arrears

Collecting child support arrears, or child support owed to you, is often a complicated and lengthy process. Thankfully, you have several options available to help you. For example, the Department of Child Support Services is available in the state of California. However, for a faster option, consider working with a registered legal document assistant like A People's Choice.

By |2020-05-27T09:58:47-07:00May 27th, 2020|Family Law|2 Comments

Get an Earnings Withholding Order to Collect Support

What can you do when you have an order for child support but the other parent refuses to pay? An earnings withholding order to collect support requires an employer to deduct a specified amount from the employee parent's paycheck automatically. Courts often issue withholding orders when a person refuses to pay a child or spousal support order voluntarily.

By |2019-05-12T09:17:15-07:00September 2nd, 2018|Family Law|0 Comments

How is Child Support Calculated in California?

Many couples going through divorce ask us "how is child support calculated in California?" In order to understand how child support is calculated in California, you must keep in focus that California requires both parents to be mutually responsible for the financial support of their child. A parent is obligated to provide financial support to [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:46:06-08:00September 13th, 2017|Family Law|Comments Off on How is Child Support Calculated in California?

Child Support For Special Needs Children

Child support for special needs children - not a topic that most families are faced having to discuss, however approximately 20% of couples have at least one special needs child. California courts require parents to financially support their special needs child (regardless of their age). An order of child support for special needs children may [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:46:28-08:00January 20th, 2017|Conservatorship, Family Law|Comments Off on Child Support For Special Needs Children