Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman LLC’s child support lawyers in Philadelphia and all surrounding counties are experienced at helping parents understand and deal with child support matters. When parents separate they have an obligation to support their children until they are graduated from high school or age 18, whichever is later. Pennsylvania has adopted support guidelines to determine the amount of child support a parent should pay based on the custody schedule and the parents’ incomes from all sources. In order to protect the children’s rights to support from their parents, the custodial parent must file a complaint with the domestic relations office. Contact our child support lawyers for advice and counsel on support and child custody.
A Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman child support lawyer in Philadelphia and all surrounding counties will explain the child support law that is detailed in the Pennsylvania Support Guidelines. Such guidelines are based on the idea that the children of separated or divorced parents should receive the same proportion of parental income as the children living in households with both parents. Parents pay basic child support based on the custody schedule. In addition to the basic child support, parents share, in proportion to their incomes, the children’s unreimbursed medical and dental expenses, extraordinary special needs of the children, private school tuition, and at times, for lessons and other extra activities of the children as agreed by the parents. Sometimes, during the separation, a parent may reside in the marital home subject to a high mortgage payment. The guidelines address when a mortgage payment is excessive so that the divorcing couple can share the large payment between them until the divorce is granted.
Our attorneys address the particulars of your case to ensure your children are provided for. We make certain your responsibilities are reasonable and in accordance with the law. Our child support lawyers represent your interests in initiating or responding to support complaints or attempts to modify support.
Contact our child support lawyers in Philadelphia and all surrounding counties for counsel in child support at any stage of a divorce or for modification of child support obligations.
Our experienced child support lawyers in Philadelphia and all surrounding counties take the time to fully understand the financial and emotional complexities that can be involved in separating two lives. We offer the patience and resources to effectively guide clients through a divorce, addressing all the challenges they may face in moving forward with their lives. To learn more about how we can help protect your rights and interests in a complex divorce, contact the Pennsylvania divorce attorneys at Vetrano | Vetrano & Feinman LLC.