Ventura Child Support Attorney
Negotiating a Fair Child Support Agreement
Divorces or legal separations that involve a child or children can very
difficult due to the numerous emotional and logistical issues involved.
The laws and procedures regulating the determination of child support
can be complicated without the proper guidance of qualified legal counsel.
If you are going through a divorce and you have a child, it is very important
to hire a Ventura divorce attorney without delay. Child support agreements
can often leave one parent at a financial disadvantage. A skilled and
knowledgeable divorce attorney will be able to keep your interests in
the forefront of negotiations while still ensuring that your child receives
the proper amount of support.
Call our office at 805.464.7315 or submit an online form to discuss your case with an experienced child support attorney at Negley
Law, APC. We offer a free consultation!
Factors that Determine Child Support
The state of California places the interests and well being of the child
as the top priority in any child support agreement. Under state law, the
child should share in the standard of living of both parents. With this
directive in mind, it is understood that both parents should contribute
to the child's upbringing equally; either through providing housing,
food, and care or monetary assistance to ensure the child receives these
When factoring the amount of child support to be paid, the court will examine
two main factors:
- income of each parent
- the amount of time each parent is to spend with the child
Raising a child in your home can present many costs that may not be immediately
apparent. A well-versed Ventura family law attorney will be able to guide
you through the process and negotiate a fair and balanced child support
Schedule Your Appointment
At Negley Law, we have a solid grasp on the laws and circumstances that
determine the amount of child support you should receive or will have
to pay. Unlike other law firms, our firm focuses specifically on divorce
law. We only handle cases in Ventura County, so you can rest assured that
not only are we well-versed in the local rules and laws governing child
support in the area, but also that we have a close relationship with the
county's court officials and judges. Call our firm today for strong
and dedicated legal representation.
Contact a Ventura child support lawyer
to help you fight for a fair child support agreement.