Child Support Supportive Counsel You Can Rely On

Fort Walton Beach Child Support Lawyer

Trusted Legal Advocacy in Your Case

Turn to our team at The Virga Law Firm, P.A. for qualified assistance with your child support needs. We have more than 80 years of combined experience in family law and we are extremely familiar with how child support and custody is determined in court. While every case is different, Florida courts utilize certain guidelines during litigation.

Should you choose to explore an alternative dispute resolution techniques such as mediation, we can guide you through that process as well. In some cases, mediation may be a more beneficial route.

Providing You with Personal Attention

At our firm, we truly care about helping you achieve a positive outcome for your case. You are not just another family to us; you are an individual, and we realize your child's future may be on the line. Whether you are seeking primary custody and want to ensure you receive enough child support, or you have been ordered to pay more child support than seems fair, our Fort Walton Beach child support attorneys are here to assist you.

Calculating Child Support Payments

Although every case is different, the noncustodial parent is typically ordered to make payments to cover the child's needs. There are guidelines in place to ensure all of the necessary costs are covered and the custodial parent is not put in a tough position.

Child support is calculated by:

  • The income of each parent
  • The earning capacity of each parent
  • The needs of the child or children
  • Child care costs
  • Health insurance costs for the child
  • The amount of time each parent spends with the child

To schedule your consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys, please contact us at 850-344-1597.

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