I grew up in Miami Beach, Florida. I moved to Maryland to attend college in Baltimore, at the Peabody Conservatory of Music. Prior to entering the practice of law in 2003, I spent 26 years as a bassoonist with The United States Army Band (Pershi...
Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Child Custody, Family, Alimony, Divorce & Separation
I am a native of Washington, D.C. I received my B.A. in Psychology from Howard University and my Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center in 2001. I've been practicing family law almost exclusively since 2002. I've successfully tr...
Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Family, Domestic Violence
I am a D.C. native who grew up on Capitol Hill. I attended Columbia University and graduated with a degree of Political Science. I lettered in Crew and Football. After college, I entered the field of Education Policy. Two classes shy of my Mas...
Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Divorce & Separation, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Child Custody, Divorce & Separation, Alimony, Marriage & Prenuptials
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Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Family, Domestic Violence, Alimony, Child Custody
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Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Criminal Defense
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Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Business, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Alimony
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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.