Educate yourself on the process of filing for, changing, and requesting child support, as well as the guidelines and potential forms that need to be met.
Child support is money owed to the custodial parent in order to assist with the financial needs of a having a child when the parents no longer live together. The parent with whom the child lives most of the time is often referred to as the custodial parent while the parent who does not live with the child is considered the non-custodial parent. Generally speaking, the non-custodial parent is usually the one to pay the child support to the custodial parent.
This seems somewhat straightforward but there are a lot of issues that come to light that might need legal action including the non-custodial parent refusing to pay child support. That is why our child support attorneys in Beverly, MA are prepared to take the necessary steps in getting you the payments you are owed or will be owed in the near future.
Take a look at our child support guidelines and divorce children’s expenses sheet to review what you could be missing in terms of payment:
Child support guidelines worksheets
Children’s Expenses: Please fill out this form to let us know what weekly costs you incur on behalf of the child/children