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Children

Your children are your top priority, especially when going through a divorce. We can help you navigate the finer points of child custody, calculating child support and other matters that will help ensure your family's well-being once you're through this difficult time.

Calculating child support is usually based on a number of factors including family income, number of children and health insurance. If over time you'd like to modify your child support payments, we can provide you with a free child support review letter here. Each state has different rules and procedures for determining child custody and calculating child support, so check with your local court clerk for the rules that pertain to you. Above all, you'll want your child custody arrangements to be in the best interests of the children. If you have a difficult time agreeing on child custody, you might consider speaking with an attorney who can help provide a little clarity.

Below you'll find some articles that go into a little more depth on child support and child custody. If you need to find a lawyer, just let us know and we'll connect you with an experienced one in your area.