Supportive Counsel You Can Rely On

Pensacola Child Support Attorneys

Divorce Attorneys at the Virga Law Firm, P.A.

Our Pensacola child support attorneys will work tirelessly to achieve your child support litigation goals. Florida law recognizes that child support is the right of the child and that both parents have a continuing obligation to financially support their children. Whether you are pursuing child support because you’re going through a divorce, or because you have separated from the other parent, the duty to support your child extends beyond the child’s basic needs and includes other aspects of the child’s life, such as: medical expenses, child care expenses, and education expenses.

The attorneys in our Pensacola office know parents do not always see eye to eye when it comes to child support. More often than not, litigation arises after a parent’s unwillingness to pay his or her appropriate share of the child's expenses. Child support calculation is governed by a Florida statute and our child support attorneys will work closely with you to examine the relevant factors applying to your case.

These tend to include: determining the accurate income of the parties, the amount of time sharing truly exercised by both parents, and the costs of the child's daycare and health insurance. Once these cost and income figures have been accurately determined, then our child support attorneys can meticulously calculate the child support obligation of the parents based on the Florida child support guidelines’ statute.

Our Pensacola child support attorneys are prepared to zealously represent you through the calculation process. Our firm has extensive experience in calculating child support. If you, or a loved one are in need of an Pensacola child support attorney, call us today at (800) 822-5170.

Can The Pensacola Court Deviate From The Child Support Guidelines?

Strict compliance with child support guidelines statute can create an unreasonable burden for some parents. Our Pensacola attorneys have had great success in advocating for clients’ right to deviate from the child support guidelines in situations where the statute allows for said deviation.

For instance, the Pensacola court permit deviation based on the following:

  • Extraordinary medical or dental expenses related to the child
  • Seasonal variations in one or both parent’s income
  • Age of the child, recognizing increased costs associated with another child of a parent
  • Costs associated with the care of a special needs child

Deviation is not available in all cases, but it may be available to you. Let one of our Pensacola attorneys evaluate your case to determine if you are a candidate for deviation. If you or a loved one have questions regarding child support or deviating from the child support guidelines, call our Pensacola office today to schedule your same day consultation.

Enforcing or Modifying Child Support

Our Pensacola attorneys can also assist you with either modifying your child support or enforcing your child support order. Our experienced Pensacola attorneys will thoroughly examine your case to develop compelling arguments to support the enforcement or modification of your current child support order.

Enforcing Current Child Support Order

Our Pensacola child support attorneys understand the urgency in enforcing current child support orders and are skilled in timely assessing the nature of your case and pursuing your claim in court. Child support is the right of the child, no matter the reason the other parent may have stopped paying, your attorney will advocate for you and your child to ensure that your child support anxieties are addressed by the court.

Modifying Current Child Support Order

Our Pensacola attorneys have ample experience in child support modification. In order for the Pensacola court to award a modification, there must be a substantial change in circumstances. For instance, modification may be awarded where there has been a substantial increase or decrease yours or the other parent’s income. You may also be entitled to a modification if your child’s daycare and/or healthcare costs have increased or decreased since the original order was issued by the court.

Our Pensacola child support attorneys are experienced litigators with exceptional skills in enforcing and modifying child support orders. Call our office today to schedule your consultation with a practiced child support lawyer.