Maine Child Support Attorneys — 5 found

Lawyers with

Avvo Rating

1.0 to 10.0


  1. Maine Child Support Lawyer Matthew F. Govan

    Matthew Govan Pro

    Portland, ME Child Support Lawyer
    Licensed for 9 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.1

    207-774-2414
  2. Maine Child Support Lawyer Dennis Hamrick

    Dennis Hamrick

    Bangor, ME Child Support Lawyer
    Licensed for 19 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.7

  3. Maine Child Support Lawyer Amy Theresa Robidas

    Amy Robidas Pro

    Portland, ME Child Support Lawyer
    Licensed for 7 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.9

    207-749-5253
  4. Maine Child Support Lawyer Catherine C. Miller

    Catherine Miller

    Portland, ME Child Support Lawyer
    Licensed for 17 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    6.6

  5. Maine Child Support Lawyer Seth T. Carey

    Seth Carey

    Rumford, ME Child Support Lawyer
    Licensed for 9 years
    Not yet reviewed

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. A child support lawyer can be useful during negotiations to help objectively determine the most appropriate amount of child support for your situation.