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Child Support Lawyers in Roseville

Fighting for the Rights of Parents & Their Children

All parents are required by law to meet their children’s financial needs. When you are going through a divorce or legal separation, determining how a child will be supported is a predominant concern. Seeking the help of a qualified attorney can help ensure a fair child support agreement.

The Law Offices of Carlisle & Gray offers years of experience in the practice of family law and the handling of child support cases in Roseville and the surrounding areas. Our Roseville child support lawyers are committed to the protection of your and your child’s rights throughout your divorce.

You deserve a team of attorneys that genuinely cares about the outcome of your divorce matters. Call (916) 345-1414 today to get qualified legal representation every step of the way.

Understanding Child Support in California

The court presumes that each parent will contribute financially to the upbringing of their child. Child support is a monthly payment that parents make to help cover the costs of raising a child. Typically, the parent who has less parenting time, or the non-custodial parent, makes payments to the custodial parent. Sometimes, the court chooses to order both parents to pay child support.

The general stipulation is that parents must pay child support until the child turns 18.

Exceptions to this rule include:

  • Support may continue until the child turns 19, so long as the child is still in high school and lives with a parent
  • Support may continue for a longer period of time if parents choose to do so
  • Support may continue indefinitely if the child is unable to become self-supporting due to a disability
  • Support may end early if the child marries or registers a domestic partnership
  • Support may end early if the child joins the military
  • Support may end early if the child becomes self-supporting

Calculating Child Support Payments

In California, child support is based on a statewide guideline. Calculating payments is often a complex process and is best handled by experienced divorce attorneys.

Child support payments are determined by considering a number of factors including:

  • The number of children
  • The income of each parent
  • The parenting time of each parent
  • The parents' tax filing statuses
  • The parents' tax-deductible expenses

Connect with Our Family Law Attorneys Today

When you hire the Law Offices of Carlisle & Gray, our Roseville child support lawyers will ensure that the court gets an accurate picture of your and your spouse’s financial situation and the particular needs of your child.

We believe that your child’s welfare is a top priority, and that is why we are committed to aggressively fighting for your child’s best interests. Call (916) 345-1414 today to receive quality family law services.

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