In Florida, both parents are required to pay child support to their children. The amount of support each parent must pay is determined by Florida Child Support Guidelines which can be found in Florida Statute 61.30. Child support amounts are calculated based on income and adjusted to take into account health insurance, daycare and parental timesharing.
Whether you are just beginning the divorce process or are trying to modify an existing child support order, it is important to have a skilled and knowledgeable lawyer to make sure you are paying or receiving the correct amount of child support. Florida child support guidelines are outlined in Florida Statutes and are very specific as to the amount of child support each parent owes their child.
While not required by law, the parties can agree that one or both parents shall be responsible for healthcare payments, health insurance payments, daycare, private school tuition, and school uniforms.
Winston Law, P.A. can help you if the child support you are receiving does not maintain your child’s standard of living, the other parent is purposefully unemployed or underemployed so they can avoid paying child support, the other parent is hiding income, you need retroactive child support, establishing paternity to get child support, the other parent has failed to provide insurance, tuition, daycare or other benefits previously agreed to or ordered by the court.
If you or a loved one need help with a child support issue or are interested in more information, contact Winston Law, P.A. at email@example.com or (561) 670-9375.