Family Law Child Support 

Child Support Lawyers in Okaloosa County

Contact Chesser & Barr, P.A. for a Consultation

If you and your spouse are splitting up, you may start to worry about how you will pay for your child's needs without the financial help you once had from your spouse. Matters of child support should be handled by a competent Okaloosa County family lawyer who is well-versed with the laws and regulations. Whether you are concerned that your spouse will ask too much of you, or you want to ensure your spouse pays enough, we are here to support you.

Looking Out for Your Child's Best Interest

While there are many different firms in the area that handle family law, our attorneys at Chesser & Barr, P.A. dedicate ourselves to protecting your children's needs and best interests. We want to make sure that your child receives the proper amount of money to ensure that they are cared for to their current standard of life.

How Is Child Support Calculated?

There are many different factors taken into account when a decision is made about child support. Although it is always preferable to make decisions outside of court, sometimes you are unable to come to an agreement and avoid litigation. Once you are in court, the choice will be left in the hands of the judge. Child support is typically calculated by a percentage of the non-custodial parent's income, as well as a few other pre-determined factors.

A few of the factors taken into account when the judge makes a decision about child support may include:

  • Each parent's job and income
  • Each parent's earning capacity
  • Each parent's education level
  • The existing/proposed child custody order

Florida Child Support Lawyers

Child support is one of the most conflicted issues in divorce cases, regardless of the circumstances which led to splitting up. If you are searching for a family law attorney who can assist you with legal matters and provide you with support, our team can help.

Call our Okaloosa County divorce lawyers now at 850.610.7471 to get started with a consultation.

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