From an early age, Fairfax divorce lawyer Rebecca DeVincent knew she wanted to find a way to give back to her community and help other people. It was how she was raised, coming from a... more
From an early age, Fairfax divorce lawyer Rebecca DeVincent knew she wanted to find a way to give back to her community and help other people. It was how she was raised, coming from a family where many of her family members served others in the health and military fields. In Ms. DeVincent’s third year of law school, she was selected to serve as a student attorney with the West Virginia Univers... view profile
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.
Child Support Lawyers in cities near Springfield, VA