Minnesota Child Support Attorney
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What is Child Support?
Child support consists of court-ordered payments made by one parent to the other parent for raising the child. Child support is to be used for the child’s basic needs, including food, shelter, and clothing.
Child support is based on the income of both parents and the amount of time the child spends with each party. The basic idea is that a child should have the same financial resources as if their parents were married. These resources include housing, clothing, education, food, and more.
Calculating Child Support Costs
The child support guidelines established by Minnesota law are used to calculate child support. The three main parts used to calculate child support costs are basic support, medical support, and child care support. Basic support includes expenses for housing, school, food, clothing, transportation, etc. Medical support is any medical/dental insurance costs and all uninsured medical/dental costs related to the child. Child care support refers to expenses incurred by parents for daycare for their children. The child support guidelines have been incorporated into a child support guidelines calculator, which is available to the public online.
Do I Need a Child Support Attorney?
Having a child support attorney can make the process easier for both parents. Knowledgeable attorneys know the laws particular to the state they serve. There are various rules and statutes involved in child support. An attorney can benefit a parent because the process can quickly become complicated. Child support attorneys can explain applicable law in the state where they practice the law and what is expected of the parent.
Have A Child Support Attorney On Your Side
Disagreements quickly arise in child support matters. Having a family law attorney help you through the process will make the whole experience more understandable and less stressful. Our family law attorneys are knowledgeable in all aspects of Family Law and will help take care of you and your interests. In addition, we will aggressively work towards favorable outcomes.
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Do you have questions about child support?
Child support is a complicated matter filled with questions and uncertainties. Our family law attorneys are here to help! Contact us for an initial consultation with one of our experienced and trusted family law attorneys. We are the Central Minnesota lawyers with the answers to your questions and the aggressive representation you need. Call us at any of our three convenient office locations, or complete our consultation form, and we will contact you.
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