My name is Megan Patituce. I am an attorney located in the Cleveland, Ohio, area..However my practice spans all of Ohio. I am happily married with a wonderful son! I would be honored to help you in any of your legal issues.
Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI
Michael Kirby represents clients throughout the State of Ohio in the area of domestic relations law. He has extensive experience handling divorce, dissolution, separation, custody, parenting time, support issues and civil domestic violence matters...
Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Divorce & Separation, Family, Mediation, Child Custody
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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.