Child Support Tag

My Spouse Lied on the Florida Family Law Financial Affidavit!
My Spouse Lied on the Florida Family Law Financial Affidavit!

For those of you who do not know, a financial affidavit is a formal document where in which you disclose financial investments, prior to a divorce proceeding. Often, this legal form is required during divorce litigation. When filling out the affidavit, you are also required...

SSI Benefits and Child Support Payments in Florida
SSI Benefits and Child Support Payments in Florida

Divorce can be a trying event in anyone's life. After the stress and emotional turmoil of the divorce is over, there is still the stress and frustration of paying alimony and child support. That can be more than enough for anyone to deal with, but...

Can a Stay at Home Dad Receive Alimony in Miami, Florida?
Can a Stay at Home Dad Receive Alimony in Miami, Florida?

Gender roles often make people think that certain options are not available to them, particularly when it comes to family law. Questions regarding alimony, child support and more are often looked at from a very outdated point of view, which causes frustration and confusion for...

What Does Child Support Actually Cover in Florida?
What Does Child Support Actually Cover?

Child support laws were designed to take a burden off the welfare system. The entire child support system is a relatively new system. It was only implemented within the last 50 or 60 years. Around the time of the 1960s, there was a steep increase in...

In Arrears With Your Child Support Payments in Florida?
In Arrears With Your Child Support Payments in Florida?

In the state of Florida, non-custodial parents are often required to pay child support as a means of continuing to contribute financially to the upbringing of the children. Sometimes circumstances may change, and the parent responsible for paying the child support can get behind in...

What Is Imputation of Income in Child Support Calculations?
What Is Imputation of Income in Child Support Calculations?

Understanding child support calculations can be a challenging feat. Child support is determined based (mainly) on the income of each party, along with a few other factors. It can often be confusing in situations where a parent is laid off, not working or is underemployed because...

What is The Office of the Inspector General (OIG)?
What is The Office of the Inspector General (OIG)?

Child support payments can help to provide a stable life for children in a separated family that they may otherwise not be able to experience. Due to this, it is of utmost importance that child support payments are paid on time to ensure the continued...

How Are Child Support Orders Enforced in Florida?
How Are Child Support Orders Enforced in Florida?

If you are the primary caretaker or custodial parent of your child, the child's other parent will most likely be obligated to pay child support. Sometimes, though, in unfortunate situations, the child's other parent may, for whatever reason, not follow through with their obligation to...

Child Support in Florida: I Thought I Was Done at 18!
Child Support in Florida: I Thought I Was Done at 18!

Normally, the duty of a parent to provide child support ends when a child turns 18. When the child turns 18, they are seen as having reached the age of majority. While almost all parents will be relieved of child support fees at this point,...