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Category Archives: Child Support

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How Can I Get Child Support If The Other Parent Refuses To Work?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Parents have a legal duty to provide for their children, regardless of whether they are living in the same home. Unfortunately, many people fail to make regular payments. Child support enforcement is one of the biggest issues dealt with in the Florida family courts. Collecting payments that you and your child are entitled to… Read More »

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Penalties For Not Paying Child Support In Florida

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Child support plays an important role in making sure children of divorced or single parents are provided for. These payments help in meeting daily expenses, such as for food, clothing, and shelter, as well as in making sure the child has what they need in regards to school and recreational activities. When a parent… Read More »

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Child Support Complications Due To COVID-19

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Child support in Fort Lauderdale helps to ensure your child has what they need. Getting a court order for child support helps to ensure this financial obligation gets paid. Unfortunately, some parents still refuse to pay while others suffer job losses or other issues that impact their ability. This has become increasingly common during… Read More »

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Child Support and Unemployment

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Despite ongoing concerns over COVID-19, Florida is slowly beginning to bounce back financially. While plenty of businesses have reopened throughout the Fort Lauderdale area, there are still many that remain closed on either a temporary or permanent basis. High unemployment numbers take a heavy toll on families. At a time when child support payments… Read More »

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Answers To Questions About Child Support Amidst The Coronavirus Pandemic

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Child support payments help to ensure children are provided for in cases where parents are divorced or otherwise no longer living together. Typically, obtaining a child support order and making sure it is enforced through the courts is a fairly clear cut process. With the current situation surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, not only is… Read More »

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Including Health Care Costs In Your Child Support

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Whether you are an unmarried parent or one going through a divorce, making sure any children from the relationship have what they need is a top priority. There are numerous factors to consider in child support proceedings. In addition to ensuring they are provided for in regards to food, clothing, shelter, and educational expenses,… Read More »

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Five Frequently Asked Questions About Child Support

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Child support plays a crucial role in ensuring your child’s basic living costs are met and that they have what they need to be happy and healthy. By law, parents are required to provide support for their child and we help to ensure this obligation is met. The following are frequently asked questions we… Read More »

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Obtaining Child Support for a Child With Disabilities

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When parents divorce or are no longer living together, ensuring the child is provided for is a top priority. While this is vitally important for every child, it is particularly so in cases where there are disabilities. Children with impairments have special needs which are often costly to provide. As a result, there are… Read More »

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How to Estimate the Amount of Child Support You May Be Entitled to

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

One of the most common questions our Fort Lauderdale child support attorney is asked by clients concerns how the court determines the amount. There are legal guidelines judges follow, as well as other factors that could influence child support totals in your case. Florida Child Support Payment Guidelines Guidelines for child support in Fort… Read More »

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How to Get Child Support When the Other Parent Is Unemployed

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Having children is expensive and the costs tend to increase the older they get. If you are single or going through a divorce, it is important to take the steps needed to ensure the other parent pays their share. If they have quit their job or are otherwise unemployed, this can present a challenge… Read More »