Sterling Child Support Attorneys — 5 found

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  1. Sterling Child Support Lawyer Rachel Lewis Virk

    Rachel Virk

    You don’t have to hate each other just because you're getting a divorce. Litigation... more
    Licensed for 25 years
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    7.7

  2. Sterling Child Support Lawyer Afsana Chowdhury

    Afsana Chowdhury

    Client Review: I found Afsana when I was going through the worst experience of my life. I had initially hired an...
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    Licensed for 2 years - $195-$300/hour
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    8.1

  3. Sterling Child Support Lawyer Helen Darlene Lesser

    Helen Lesser

    My legal career started in criminal litigation and I soon began practicing in Family... more
    Licensed for 16 years - Retainer (Always)
    AVVO
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    8.0

  4. Sterling Child Support Lawyer Danielle Marie Viera

    Danielle Viera

    Client Review: I hired Danielle to represent me for my divorce and child custody case. It has been quite a privi...
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    Licensed for 2 years
    AVVO
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    6.4

  5. Sterling Child Support Lawyer Lorenzo Lee Bean III

    Lorenzo Bean

    Sterling, VA Child Support Lawyer
    Licensed for 32 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.