Denver Child Support Lawyer
Helping You Obtain Financial Provision for Your Child
Every Denver family attorney at Jones Law Firm, PC knows that our clients
want the best for their children no matter the circumstances. Despite
how unpleasant and emotionally taxing
divorce proceedings may be, when it comes to the kids, both mother and father
will at least agree that things should be as smooth as possible for the
children so their lives have minimal changes and interruptions.
We have an experienced child support lawyer at our firm who is well-versed
in all aspects of
family law. Whether it is a
uncontested divorce or common law marriage case, a Jones Law Firm attorney may be able to
help you get the outcome you seek. We are also competent in the areas of
fathers' rights and
grandparents' rights which often come into play in some divorce cases involving children.
Two very common areas of negotiation however, revolve around child custody
and child support issues. Both parents desire quality time with their
child and hope to provide them with a good life and bright future. When
you are legally separated or divorced, you do not have the same income
as you did when you were married and there needs to be some monetary adjustments
so you can properly provide for your child.
How to determine child support in Denver, CO?
There are several guidelines regarding calculating child support in Colorado.
statute § 14-10-115 goes into detail about child support guidelines, and the determining factors
that the court system will look at. The amount to be paid depends on such
circumstances such as:
- The gross incomes of the mother and father
- The number of children born before the children of the marriage
- The number of children born of the marriage
- Insurance expenses
- The number of overnight stays the children have with each parent
These are all circumstances a child support lawyer at our law firm goes
over with our clients. Looking for an attorney for child support in Denver?
Our firm has a way of calculating the approximate amount of child support
you are eligible for, taking into account all expenses and the amount
of income earned by you and your spouse. We make sure you are well-informed and prepared for your case and we
will keep you updated on all the developments of your case and how your
objectives are being met.
Are parents able to decide their own child support agreement?
Yes, but only under certain conditions. In order for parents to come to
their own agreement regarding child support, the child support order must
be filed with the court for review. In order for the court to approve
the child support order, it must clearly state the following things:
- Both parents are aware of their rights and understand them
- Neither person was forced into making this agreement
- The child support order is in the child's best interests
- The child support order will sufficiently med the child's needs
- Neither parent has applied for public assistance or is currently receiving
How long do child support orders last in California?
According to California law, parents have the legal duty to continuously
pay child support until their child reaches the age of 18. However, in
certain cases there are exceptions to this rule.
- If the child becomes legally emancipated or enters active military duty
the child support obligation is canceled
- If the child is still in high school full time or they are incapacitated
and cannot support themselves, child support payments could extend to
age 19 or longer
Child Support Enforcement Attorney
Searching for an attorney for a child support case in Denver, CO? If you
or your spouse has failed to pay child support, the
Colorado Child Support Enforcement has the authority to take money that is due as well as any past payments
which were missed. There is a legal duty of support and obligation that
parents must fulfill if they are mandated by the court to pay. The amount
is typically reasonable under current circumstances and if your circumstances
change, then the courts should be informed and the amount can be altered
accordingly. We understand that times are hard and money can be tight.
Ultimately however, you want to ensure that your child is being provided
for and their expenses are fully covered so they can have a high-quality of life.
If you are dealing with this issue or another child support difficulty,
know that we are fully committed to the success of our clients and we
take a personal interest in every case. We can truly say that we keep
the best interests of our client in the forefront of our minds as we defend
them and pursue their objectives. Whether it's working aggressively
to get the client a fair child support agreement or child support modification
of an existing agreement, we ensure competent legal counsel is provided
. Our firm provides superior legal counsel in this area, unparalleled by
So what are you waiting for?
Contact Jones Law Firm, PC today for immediate assistance with child support issues!