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

The Connection Between Visitation and Child Support

What is the connection between visitation and child support? In a nutshell, the more time a parent spends with his/her child, the less financial contribution they will need to provide to the other parent. On the other hand, the more time a parent spends away from his/her child, the more financial support he/she will need to provide to the other parent.

By |2019-05-12T09:19:41-07:00August 4th, 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|0 Comments

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

What is Guideline Child Support in California?

Child support is an ongoing monetary payment made to the custodial parent to cover a child’s living and medical expenses.  If you file a petition requesting child support in California, you will come across the term California Child Support Guideline. Interestingly, U.S. federal law requires all states that receive certain federal funds to set up [...]

By |2018-01-18T15:46:45-08:00July 6th, 2016|Family Law|Comments Off on What is Guideline Child Support in California?