In Virginia, parents have a legal obligation to provide support to their children.
How is the Amount Determined?Virginia Code § 20-108.2 is the Virginia law governing child support. The law requires judges to use a specific method to calculate child support. In many cases, our attorneys will be able to provide you with the exact amount that a court would award in child support. If there is a dispute over how much a parent is earning (or should be earning), when the reasoanbleness of child care costs is in question, when a child has special needs, when there are excessive transportation costs, when a child has special education needs, or when a parent may have other children living with him or her, difficult legal issues need to be resolved. If you or the other parent is self-employed, the calculation of child support becomes much more complex, and the knowledge and experience of a skilled attorney can be an invaluable asset.
Our ExperienceOur attorneys have handled hundreds of family law cases, in the Virginia Court of Appeals and in circuit courts and juvenile courts across Virginia. Our attorneys also have over a decade of business law experience, which gives us a unique advantage if either parent is self-employed. Our attorneys have served as editors of premier legal journals, have authored scholarly pieces for law reviews, and have been retained by other lawyers specifically for the purpose of using our experience to assist them. Our attorneys are also frequent lecturers on family law matters.
Helping You Resolve Child Support DisputesIf you want to attempt to reach an agreement with the other parent on your own or through mediation, our attorneys can provide you with the information you need. If you want an attorney to negotiate on your behalf, we have the skill and knowledge necessary to represent your interests both in traditional negotiation or in the collaborative law process. If an agreement cannot be reached, our attorneys have the knowledge and experience to aggressively represent your interests at trial or on appeal.
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Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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