Child Support After the Age of 18 in the State of Florida

If your Florida family law case involves children, then at some point, the issue of child support is going to come up. According to Florida law, every child has the right to receive financial support from both parents, if possible.Child Support

However, there is often some confusing regarding the guidelines for Florida child support, income withholding orders and affidavits. The child support that has to be paid is based on both parent’s incomes, the total number of overnight visits that a child has with the non-custodial parent, and other factors. There are some parents who also wonder if there is a point when the appointed child support is going to end. read more

Legally Accepted Reasons for Not Paying Child Support in Florida

Divorce can be messy. However, when kids are involved there are a number of other things you must consider. You have to begin thinking about who will be the custodial parent, the type of time-sharing schedule you want, the details of your parental plan and the amount of child support you are going to have to pay (or need to receive) each month.

Child Support

When a couple gets a divorce, in most cases, the non-custodial parent is going to pay child support to the custodial parent. When you are the custodial parent, it means that even if you have joint custody, you will have a larger part of the time-sharing with your child, and that the child stays with you the majority of the time. read more

Different Types of Child Custody

Ending a relationship when there are children involved can be very difficult. If the breakup is not amicable, it can affect the children in a negative way. Those negative effects can be enhanced even more if there is dispute over the child custody arrangement.

Child Custody

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are about 12 million families headed by single parents. Some 42% of all marriages end in divorce. Obviously not all of those result in a child custody agreement, but with numbers like that you begin to get an idea just how often breakups with children involved happen. read more