Child support payments can be crucial to creating a safe, nourishing and supportive home. The law firm of Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C. represents parents who want to give their children the best life they can. Whether you and your child’s other parent are going through a divorce or you were never married, help you seek a fair division of financial responsibilities. From our offices in Charlottesville, Palmyra and Harrisonburg, Virginia we build solid cases on behalf of clients involved in all types of child support disputes.
All parents have a responsibility to support their children until they reach the age of majority, which is 18 years old in Virginia. However, parents do not always have the ability to contribute equally. For this reason, either parent may seek a court order that requires payments from the other parent. To determine child support, Virginia courts consider such factors as the number of children, the gross income of each parent, the cost of family health insurance, the cost of daycare and required alimony payments. A parent who is not the child’s primary caretaker and who makes significantly more money than the custodial parent can expect to pay more in child support.
Providing an accurate depiction of the financial ability of each parent and the financial needs of children is essential to securing a fair child support calculation. Our attorneys conduct thorough investigations and utilize evidence to build strong cases.
Child support orders can be modified if circumstances change to the point that the original order is no longer fair. You have the right to seek a revision to the terms of your arrangement if there are substantial alterations to either of the following:
Our record of accomplishment makes us a go-to law firm for parents facing difficulties with child support. We are adept at holding delinquent parents accountable for failure to make court-ordered payments.
We care. We fight. We help our clients put their lives back together. If you are dealing with a child support conflict in Virginia, call Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C. at 434-973-7474 or contact us online to make an appointment with a qualified attorney. We have offices in Charlottesville, Palmyra and Harrisonburg.
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