I began my practice as a criminal defense attorney with the Public Defender's office for the City of Norfolk. After nearly two years handling misdemeanors & felonies with a concentration in the Juvenile Courts, I ventured into private practice. ...
Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Child Custody, Family, Divorce & Separation
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Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Car Accidents, Child Custody, Criminal Defense
Brandon Matthews was born and raised in Chesapeake, Virginia. He graduated from Regent University School of Law in December of 2015. While attending law school, Brandon was on the Trial Advocacy Board and was a player and the head coach of the Reg...
Practice areas & skills: Child Support, Divorce & Separation, Criminal Defense, Child Custody, DUI & DWI
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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.