You Have A Judgement For Support, Now What?

Often times I hear these exact words when consulting with family law clients. They have been to court and have…

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Will I Still Have To Pay Support If My Income Decreases?

Spouses who have been ordered to pay child or spousal support sometimes wonder if they can find relief from making…

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What Is “Paternity” And How Is It Taken Up In Family Law Court?

Paternity is defined in family law as the legal establishment of the identity of a child’s father – often via…

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What Impact Does “Depreciation” Have In Calculating Child Support?

In a decision filed February 27, 2007, the Court of Appeal of California reversed the orders of the trial court,…

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Want To Modify Child Support, Best To Act Promptly

The case of County of Santa Clara v. Wilson confirms the saying, “If you snooze, you loose”. Mr. Wilson was…

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Too Much Support?

It has been a long time since a case has been critical of the amount of support calculated by the…

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The Effect Of Inheritance On Imputing Income

Inheritance is not considered gross income for calculating Guideline child support but the change in disposable income to the heir…

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Reimbursements For Child Support? Not Even If It’s Not Your Child

Where a person is determined the parent of a child, but does not have responsibility for the custody of that…

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Recent Changes In The Payment Of Child Support

In 1996, the Federal government passed the Personal Responsibility and Work Reconciliation Act, requiring each state to create a centralized…

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More News On Child Support Modifications

Much has been said about the need for a child support obligor to immediately file a motion to modify support…

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