Child Support Affidavit
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What Is a Child Support Affidavit?
An affidavit is a type of document that states facts and other information that may be used in an upcoming trial. It is often filed under oath and may be important for the outcome of the case. In a child support case, a child support affidavit may be used to help determine child support needs. This can also occur in other related settings such as a divorce or separation case where child support is also addressed in the proceedings.
What Do Child Support Affidavits Contain?
Child support affidavits may contain information and statements that will be helpful in confirming a child support amount calculation. This may include:
- Names and contact information of the parents
- Stated income and earnings of each parent
- Various statements regarding assets and estate property
- Information concerning the child’s needs
- Expense calculations and estimates
- Other information depending on the exact situation
What Are Some Types of Child Support Affidavits?
There may be different types of child support affidavits. These all depend on the type of proceeding involved, as well as the child’s and parent’s needs. Some different types of child support affidavits may include:
- Affidavit requesting child support
- Affidavit to modify a child support order
- Affidavit for termination of child support
Thus, each affidavit may be different depending on the needs involved at the moment. In some cases, an affidavit may be referred to when considering other requests as well.
Do I Need a Lawyer for Help with a Child Custody Affidavit?
Child custody affidavits are important because they contain statements that may be used in court. Thus, it’s important that you provide information that is true and accurate when dealing with an affidavit. Although affidavits may be put together outside of court, they generally require the assistance of an attorney. This will help ensure that the information is accurate and relevant to the situation at hand.
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Last Modified: 08-25-2014 11:52 AM PDT
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