Updated : Sep 15, 2021 Law

The predetermined sum of money to be paid

The child support is considered to be the predetermined sum of the money to paid to the spouse who retains primary who is the custody of the child. The amount is set up by the custody agreement and is to done with the judications of the law. The child support lawyer is intended to look   for the benefit of the child and the lawyers for the payments to be made for the basic necessities like food, housing and clothing, health insurances and medical care and most importantly the educational expenses. The child support will not intend to be used by any of the benefits of the parents and instead it is majorly connected to the child or the children who should get the benefits primarily. The child support will look into the provision of the basic needs but not the aspects like luxury item or the items which are not at all necessary for the child rearing and growth.

Determining amount of child support:

The complete financial statement is required of the both the parents before taking decision on the child support. The financial statement should have the details of the monthly income and expenses based on the financial structure and the amount is calculated as per standard formulae and it will   determine the child support amounts .The court will review many factors like child age , gender , overall background , if the child has any special academic needs ,  child is having a special physical or medical needs , income level and education background of the parents  are taken into consideration , the number of  the children involved in the custodial agreement , the  parents history previous any child support any  are the major aspects for the calculating the monthly child support .

Adjustment of the child support payment:

The child support payments are set up for the long time phase and the period of theine sometimes some situations will arise for the adjustment this can only be done by the process of the child support modifications  in which the court has the authority to adjust the preset order of the child support but some typically major life changes like loss of the employment ,  change in the location or the  residence of one of the parties , reductions in the salaries , various other  major life changes which impact the child payments . This cannot be done every time as this may affect the payments to the child.

Summing up:

The amount is set up by the custody agreement and is to done with the judications of the law. The child support lawyer is intended to look   for the benefit of the child and the lawyers for the payments to be made for the basic necessities like food, housing and clothing, health insurances and medical care and most importantly the educational expenses