Leonard Rodarte Siegel - Family Law Blog

How Is Child Support Determined?

gavel and refrigerator magnet letters spelling "child support" atop hundred dollar bills

Different methods and formulas are used to determine the right amount of child support payments. Some courts will move away from a specific formula and impose another relatively fair amount while others might impose support obligations for a more extended period than what is required by law. Judges typically consider many aspects when deciding what the ideal amount of child … Read More