Child Support Enforcement
Paying child support is integral for the child’s growth and development, especially when one or more of the parents would not be available to take care of them during their period of growth. A child needs all the necessities and facilities like food, shelter, education, clothes, freedom, and peace of mind to enjoy their childhood uneventfully.
One of the essential facets of the Daniel Albert Law Firm is their child support enforcement facilities, where fighting for the child’s rights on behalf of the custodial parent takes precedence for us. We make sure that the non-custodial parents pay all their requisite dues towards the child’s upbringing, which can be financial or emotional.
Child support is a recurring (often monthly) payment made by a non-custodial parent to assist the custodial parent with the costs of raising a child. The court usually fixes the amount paid after the divorce or legal separation is finalized or when paternity has been established. The laws and guidelines governing child support vary from state to state. It takes time to determine how child support amounts must be calculated, procedures to get “deadbeat” to pay what they owe, modification of payments, and other provisions.
Child support is used to meet the daily needs, keeping in mind things like food, clothing, and shelter. But, it also includes education, healthcare, daycare, and other services or items that the children require. In some cases, the household living standards of the custodial parent might improve because of the amount of support ordered.
The court order issuing child support can be enforced in a multitude of ways. One way is to get assistance from the local child support enforcement agency. This agency can help to enforce the order through wage garnishment, meaning the support amount is taken directly from the non-custodial parent’s wages.
A court order directing wage garnishment by the child’s support enforcement agency can take place. An agency has other collection methods at their disposal, such as seizing federal or state income funds, attached bank account, and suspending driver’s licenses.
In some cases, a custodial parent asks the original court to issue a civil contempt citation against the non-custodial parent leading to home detention, probation, and even incarceration.
Both parents need to support the Child
Daniel Albert Law firm employs attorneys to secure child support payments on time by representing the custodial parent. We pay attention to our client’s grievances relating to supporting their child. In cases where the other parent is absconding or unavailable, we are familiar with all nuances of the law to secure payment from such parents. We also understand that it might be challenging to pay child support in some instances, and we also represent such clients. Please call us at 832-930-3059 to book a consultation.