Portsmouth Child Support Attorneys — 3 found

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  1. Portsmouth Child Support Lawyer Christine G. DeBernardis

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    Christine G. DeBernardis earned her BS in Psychology and Law at Trenton State... more
    Licensed for 15 years
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    8.5

    978-777-5393
  2. Portsmouth Child Support Lawyer Christopher Buck

    Christopher Buck

    Many of the best small business attorneys have had their own experiences as... more
    Licensed for 6 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
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    7.4

  3. Portsmouth Child Support Lawyer Todd Wallace Stevens

    Todd Stevens

    Attorney Stevens is an experienced New Hampshire personal injury and divorce lawyer... more
    Licensed for 7 years - $200-$300/hour
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    6.6

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.