The minimum amount each parent is required to pay is established in guidelines. These guidelines are dependant on a monthly income level and the number of children that parent is supporting. If a parent is earning over $10,000 per month, he/she also pays, in addition to the amount in his/her monthly income level, 5% for one child, 7.5% for two, 9.5% for three, 11% for four, 12% for five and 12.5% for six children. The court may deviate from the guidelines if necessary.
If necessary the court can set aside a portion of the parent's joint or separate assets in a separate trust or fund for the support and education of the child.
Yes, Child Support in Florida is calculated again if there has been a change in financial circumstances, such changes are:
If you are seeking to establish child support, it may be wise to speak with an experienced family lawyer. Consulting with a family lawyer can help you understand your options and help you deal with the complicated legal system.
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