Written by attorney Kristina Elizabeth Feher

How is child support determined?

Florida Statute §61.30 sets forth the specific calculation the courts use to calculate child support. Child support takes into consideration the net incomes of the parties; appropriate deductions; costs of daycare, insurance, uncovered medical expenses; and the number of overnights of each parent.

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Any parent considering collecting child support, any parent who is obligated to pay child support, any parent wishing to confirm they are receiving the correct amount of child support, should consider meeting with an experienced family law attorney who can discuss the specific amounts and the factors as they relate to your specific case and financial situation.

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