Colesville Child Support Attorneys — 2 found

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  1. Colesville Child Support Lawyer Diana Carolina Valle

    Diana Valle

    Client Review: Diana took me on as a client when no one else would represent me. I was desparate, and she showed...
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    Licensed for 4 years


  2. Colesville Child Support Lawyer Gregory J Milton

    Gregory Milton

    Client Review: My attorney did an excellent job presenting my case for a modification of child support. It was ...
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    Licensed for 9 years

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.