What is the Correct Amount of Child Support?

October 12, 2015 @ 2:09 PM

Often divorce clients wonder why their child support is higher or lower than that of their friends.  This doesn’t seem fair at first glance, but the child support laws are calculated based on the child’s right to have support based on the relative incomes of his or parents.  The most important factors taken into account are the number of children, the gross monthly incomes of the parents, and the percentage of time the children spend with their parents.  Further, whenever any of the factors change, either parent can return to Court to modify the Order at any time.   If you are paying or receiving support, and have questions about whether the amount is correct under California Guidelines, please feel free...

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