We all get astounding when we see the estimated costs with raising a child. As a unit, parents think they might be able to tackle that amount, but separately is a different question. Because of this, parents often consider how to meet the financial needs of their children during dissolution. Child support is often requested and is sometimes considered essential to ensure that a child is well cared for in a two home family.
When one parent makes more money or when one parent stays at home to care for the children, it is likely that he or she will need child support to ensure that the financial needs are met. When requesting child support during dissolution, the state of Colorado uses a guideline to establish whether child support is necessary, and if so, how much should be paid each month.
At Shea L. Burchill, P.C., our experienced legal team has helped both men and omen navigate the complex issue of child support. With over 10 years of experience, our law firm is dedicated to helping parents in the Longmont area evaluate their situation. Whether you are pursuing child support or are facing child support obligations, we can help you better understand your situation and what options you might have.
To learn more, check out our law firm’s child support website. Whether you seek to establish an order during dissolution or you are attempting to modify it post-divorce, taking the time to evaluate the details of your matter could help you obtain a child support agreement that focuses on the best interests of the child.