If you lost your job and have child support to pay, seek legal help right away. Your attorney will help you notify your co-parent, the office of child support, and the court about your unemployment status. The pandemic-induced recession has … [Read more...] about Do I Have to Pay Child Support if I Lose My Job?
Do Monetary Gifts Affect Child Support and Maintenance?
While it is left to the court's discretion to determine whether monetary gifts should be entered as monthly income, there must be regularity in the receipt of said gifts. There are many factors a court considers when setting child support and … [Read more...] about Do Monetary Gifts Affect Child Support and Maintenance?
I am Behind on Child Support – What Happens?
If a motion to modify is not the appropriate action, what can you expect your former spouse’s attorney to do? What happens when a responsible parent cannot pay child support on time? Often, when one party falls behind child support, it is because … [Read more...] about I am Behind on Child Support – What Happens?
Questions About Child Support After 18 Answered
The good news is, with the help of your family law attorney, you can potentially extend support up to the age of 21. For most seeing your child walk across the stage and receive their diploma is an exciting time. For parents of children receiving … [Read more...] about Questions About Child Support After 18 Answered
How to Make Payments When Life Throws You a Curve Ball
You cannot simply cease to pay child support but your Missouri family law attorney can petition the court to reopen your parenting plan. Life happens. Sometimes it is a happy occasion, the birth of a child, a promotion, or you win the lottery. … [Read more...] about How to Make Payments When Life Throws You a Curve Ball
If My Ex Remarries Does It Affect Child Support & Alimony?
Imagine you've made it through your divorce. Now, years later, your former spouse is getting remarried. What does that mean for the maintenance that the family court judge ordered? Well, as long as it is a legal marriage, you are released from … [Read more...] about If My Ex Remarries Does It Affect Child Support & Alimony?