If you are dealing with any of these child and spousal support legal issues, we can help. What is spousal and child support? We have extensive experience handling spousal and child support arrangements, including in cases where one or both spouses are considered high-earners.
Spousal support is ordered during the case on a temporary basis, and on a more permanent basis at the end of the case. Spousal support is decided based on a comparison of income of each party, standard of living, needs and ability to pay and other factors.
Child support is determined based on the needs and best interests of the child or children, and generally lasts until the age of 18. Child support is calculated based on:
Litigation: Some cases cannot be resolve without going to Court. We have extensive trial experience and will guide you through that process. Should your case be one of the few that cannot be settled, we will vigorously represent you in the litigation process.
Mediation: Our firm offers mediation services to those clients who want to take an active role in structuring their own divorce settlement. Individuals who choose mediation share with their spouses a commitment to working together in non-adversarial way to achieve fair division of their property and to resolve such issues as spousal support, child support, child custody, and visitation. We have extensive experience in divorce and family law mediation.