Category Archives: Child Support
Nevada Child Support Questions
Child support is by far the most contentious part of many Nevada divorces. Very often, both parents will dispute exactly what constitutes child support and how much the obligation should be. If the parents cannot agree, the court will intervene. Either way, it is a good idea to seek out a family lawyer to… Read More »
Child Support Guidelines And Deviating From Them
Any divorcing couple with children will likely be concerned about child support, either about the amount or whether it should be paid at all. Like many other states, Nevada has support guidelines written into its law, meaning that there is at least a place to start when a court seeks to assign an appropriate… Read More »
Can a More Personal Touch Bring in Overdue Child Support?
Government agencies around the country use a number of methods to collect overdue child support. Here in Nevada, drivers, business and recreational licenses can be revoked if a person fails to pay child support. Money can be taken directly from people’s paychecks. In some cases, those who get seriously behind on their obligations can… Read More »
How Will Bankruptcy Affect My Child Support?
Courts view the obligation to financially support one’s children seriously, and it’s rare that a parent will be relieved of this responsibility — even if the parent files for bankruptcy. This article will review several things that parents need to keep in mind with regard to bankruptcy and child support. First, it’s important to… Read More »
Advice For Modifying Your Child Support
The amount of child support you’re currently paying or receiving was either decided by a family law court, or you and your ex agreed to the amount in an out-of-court settlement. Regardless of how you arrived at this figure, it’s important to remember that it’s not set in stone. The paying spouse’s life circumstances… Read More »
Child Custody Dispute Lawyer in Nevada
At the Kainen Law Group, we have seen virtually every child support case scenario under the sun. We have seen noncustodial fathers who volunteer to pay far more than their fair share in child support just because they want to. We have seen mothers seek more than their share, unfairly, just because they want… Read More »
Tips for modifying a child support order
Sometimes, a child support order that made sense when you got divorced no longer fits your situation. If you lose your job, for instance, or suffer an injury that makes it impossible for you to work, you simply can’t afford those payments. However, if you don’t have the order modified, you’re still expected to… Read More »
Are you in danger of falling behind on child support payments?
Las Vegas fathers and mothers who need to pay child support are generally eager to provide for their children in this fashion. However, in some cases, life situations change and the paying parent’s income or source of funds can get interrupted. Job losses, job changes, or sudden expenses could happen unexpectedly to hinder a… Read More »
Know your rights when you’re divorcing someone in the military
If you’re married to someone in the military and you’re contemplating divorce (or your spouse is), it’s essential to know your legal rights and what benefits you and your children are entitled to receive. Military retired pay is an important factor. Many people believe that a military spouse can only receive a portion of… Read More »
Approaching child custody disagreements diplomatically
Child support payments are one of the most common areas of disagreement during divorce proceedings. In most cases, the paying spouse wants to pay as little child support as possible and the receiving spouse wants to receive as much child support as possible. The goal of the court is to determine the actual amount… Read More »