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The Most Important Points When Calculating Child Support in California

Divorce and domestic partnership dissolution get more complicated when minor children are involved. You may have figured out how you’re going to handle custody between parents, but calculating child support is another issue that you and your co-parent must resolve. In California, child support is…

Alimony Vs Child Support—Differences Explained

When spouses seek a divorce in California, the courts make an effort to bridge any gaps in income between them in order to prevent undue financial burdens from falling on one of the spouses. The foundation of this law addresses marriage as a contract between…

What Happens to Child Support if I Get a Raise at Work?

When a couple with children seeks a divorce in California, the final divorce decree will include required child support payments from the higher-earning parent to the lower-earner based on both parents’ incomes and their amount of parenting time. Child support payment orders seek to minimize…