Review: “This is the second time Steven Scheinin has represented me. He far exceeds other lawyers in knowledge and his rates are very reasonable. Steven helps to represent the working person.”
Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Criminal Defense
Review: “He won my custody case for half of what other firms wanted. I could talk to him on the phone and he would not bill me for it. He is one of a kind, and not like other lawyers. Hire him if you want to win your case and b...
Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Divorce & Separation, Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence, Child Custody
James G. Quinn was born and raised just outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Sixth in a line of seven children of Gary and Carol Quinn, I learned the value of speaking my mind and building strong arguments at a young age. As an Eagle Scout, I ...
Practice areas & skills: Family, Litigation, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Civil Rights
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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.