Kansas City Child Support Lawyers
Guiding You Through Complex Child Support Laws
In many divorce cases or custody cases that involve child custody, mandatory child support is ordered to be paid from one parent to the other. In most cases, the court will order the non-custodial parent to make payments to the custodial parent. If physical custody is shared, a special agreement may be established.
Child support matters can quickly get stressful and become a subject of significant litigation if you do not have a child support attorney to represent you. At Davis | Pingel, we have more than 40 years of combined experience in family law and are prepared to help guide you through the complex process.
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How Is Child Support Determined in Kansas?
The court tends to take into account a handful of different factors which will impact whether child support is ordered, how much will be ordered, and who will be ordered to pay. It is imperative that you have a legal advocate to help you achieve a successful resolution in issues related to child support in your divorce.
One of our family lawyers can represent you in court to help ensure that the judge considers the best interest of your child. There are very specific guidelines the state of Missouri references when calculating the amount of child support to be paid.
A few factors which are considered by the court in a child support case include:
- The existing or proposed child custody agreement
- The income and earning capacity of each spouse
- The schooling and healthcare costs of the children
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