Manhattan Beach Increasing Child Support Attorneys
If you have children, you and your spouse will have to negotiate child support payments as part of your divorce proceedings. Typically, the non-custodial parent will have to pay a specified amount of money every month to the custodial parent to provide for the child’s needs. Even though child support payments are generally straightforward, disagreements may arise, and as the financial situation of one parent changes and it may be appropriate to seek adjustments to the terms of the child support arrangements.
If you believe that the child support payments you are receiving are insufficient or do not reflect the circumstances, you may wish to pursue a modification of the terms. You need a qualified legal representative on your side in this effort. Contact the Manhattan Beach increasing child support attorneys at the Law Offices of Baden V. Mansfield by calling 310-546-5858 to schedule a free consultation to discuss your legal options.
Reasons for Increased Payments
There are a number of reasons why it may be prudent to request an increase in the amount of support being paid to your child, but it is important that you handle this through the appropriate channels, as these modifications must be made by the court. The following are some of the potential causes for payment increases:
- Custody modifications
- Non-custodial parent has a significant increase in salary
- Custodial parent has salary decrease or loses job
- Child has new needs that were not present during negotiations
A skilled and experienced Manhattan Beach child support attorney can help you to seek the adjustments which you feel are necessary to your current child support agreement.
Do not delay, as your child’s needs should always remain a priority. Contact the Manhattan Beach increasing child support attorneys at the Law Offices of Baden V. Mansfield at 310-546-5858 and take control of your future.