Can Child Support Payments Change After a Divorce in San Diego

Can Child Support Payments Change After a Divorce in San Diego?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

Can child support payments change after a divorce in San Diego?  The only constant in life is “change” and there are absolutely reasons for a Court to consider post-decree modifications to child support orders. Before discussing the process to seek a change it is important to establish the fact that child support is an actual court order and the failure …

Pay Child Support in San Diego if Parenting Time is Equally Divided

Do You Have to Pay Child Support in San Diego if Parenting Time is Equally Divided?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

Do you have to pay child support in San Diego if parenting time is equally divided?  There are many factors which go into the determination of child support in a San Diego divorce, as well as post-decree modifications to existing orders of support.  The amount of parenting time is one of those factors, but not the deciding factor. It is …

August is Known as Child Support Awareness Month in California

August is Known as Child Support Awareness Month in California

Pierre Domercq Child Support

August has been traditionally known as child support awareness month in California and across the nation since the 1990s.  Why are parents responsible for child support during and after a divorce or in the case when the child’s parents aren’t married? The first and most important answer to the question of how parents are responsible for child support is a …

Child Support and Spousal Support Orders if the Parties Reconcile

What Happens to Child Support and Spousal Support Orders if the Parties Reconcile?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

What happens to child support and spousal support orders if the parties reconcile after a divorce in San Diego?  What happens to support orders when unmarried couples move in together? The Certified Family Law Specialists are pleased to report that a number of our clients have reconciled during the process of a divorce case.  We work to support our client’s …

Can You Ask the Court to Raise or Lower Child Support in California?

Can You Ask the Court to Raise or Lower Child Support in California?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

Can you ask the Court to raise or lower child support at any point after a divorce is finalized in California?  What is the process for seeking modifications to child support orders here in San Diego? If both of the parties are in agreement to a change appropriate documentation should be submitted to the Court for review and approval.  The …

Does Bankruptcy Discharge Child Support or Spousal Support - Modify

Does Bankruptcy Discharge Child Support or Spousal Support?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

Does bankruptcy discharge child support or spousal support?  If one of the co-parents after a divorce falls into a serious financial challenge will a bankruptcy affect existing child support or spousal support orders? Orders issued by the Family Court in a divorce case relating to child and spousal support are known collectively as a domestic support obligation.  Child support and …

Is There Child Support When Co-Parents Share Custody - Family Law

Is There Child Support When Co-Parents Share Custody?

Pierre Domercq Child Support

We are often asked if there is child support when co-parents share custody.  Whenever a divorce in San Diego involves a child or children under the age of 18 (or still in high school) the parties must complete California’s child support calculator.  The result of the State child support calculator must be provided to the Judge, even if the parties …