Taunton Child Support Attorneys — 4 found

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  1. Taunton Child Support Lawyer James P. Devlin

    James Devlin

    Client Review: I was in desperate need of an attorney on short notice for a child support case. Attorney Devlin ...
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    Licensed for 29 years
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    6.8

  2. Taunton Child Support Lawyer Charles M. Landry III

    Charles Landry

    Client Review: I reside in Maine and have been a single mother working in health care for 12 years. My daughter'...
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    Licensed for 12 years - $150/hour
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    6.2

  3. Taunton Child Support Lawyer Janna K. Saad Esq.

    Janna Saad

    Raynham, MA Child Support Lawyer
    Licensed for 1 year
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    5.2

  4. Taunton Child Support Lawyer Michael S. Cahill

    Michael Cahill

    Bridgewater, MA Child Support Lawyer
    Licensed for 19 years
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Child Support

If you are a parent and you divorce, the parent the child lives with often receives money (child support) from the parent no longer living with the child. Unlike alimony, which is paid to maintain an ex-spouse's lifestyle, child support pays for the child's physical, emotional, and educational needs. A child support lawyer can help parents negotiate and calculate child support, either by agreement or in court. While national guidelines to calculate child support amounts exist, you or the judge may choose to calculate the amount based on your income and the child's needs. If you believe you are not the father of a child and want to contest a child support claim, a child support lawyer can also help you determine paternity. A child support lawyer can be useful during negotiations to help objectively determine the most appropriate amount of child support for your situation and protect against paternity fraud.