Child Support is payment by one spouse to the other spouse for the benefit and support of minor children following a divorce, separation, or the break-up of unwed parents.Child support payments typically continue until the child turns 18 years of age, the child becomes independent, emancipated. Child support may continue past the age of 18 up to the age of 19 if the child is still in high school with a reasonable expectation of graduating in that same year.
Child support cannot be discharged in bankruptcy and is not considered as income by the receiving parent, nor is it considered a tax deduction by the paying parent.
Child support issues and disputes can be extremely complicated and both parents legal interests are best served by retaining experienced legal counsel.
The León Law Center, P.A., represents the legal rights and goals of those involved in child support or other family law issues in Kissimmee, Orlando, Lakeland, Osceola County, Orange County, Polk County, and the entire Central Florida area. For a confidential legal consultation, please call 407.483.1182.
The amount of child support that a parent pays is determined by the Child Support Guidelines. When calculating the proper child support to be paid, there are a number of factors to consider that affects the child support that is ordered by the court.
When involved in child support and family law issues in Kissimmee, Orlando, Lakeland, Osceola County, Orange County, Polk County, or the surrounding Central Florida area, hiring an experienced child support attorney or lawyer may provide the best opportunity to achieve a fair and reasonable resolution to family law issues or disputes.
Anyone requiring professional legal services regarding Child Support, divorce, or other family law issues should be proactive in protecting their legal rights and seek the legal advice of an experienced Orlando - Kissimmee Alimony lawyer, such as Attorney, Mercedes León.
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