Spousal And Child Support
Our attorneys have extensive experience handling a wide range of spousal and child support arrangements, including in cases where one or both spouses are considered high-earners. Support may be ordered to be paid by either or both parties, and is decided based on a comparison of their net income. Child support is determined based on the best interests of the child or children, and generally lasts until the age of 18. Child support is calculated based on:
- The earning capacity of each parent
- The number of children
- How much time the children spend with each parent
- Medical, education, and other expenses
The parents can also agree on a different amount not based on the guideline; the court will generally approve if the agreement is in the best interests of the children.