Denver Child Support Lawyers
Ensuring Your Kids Are Well Provided For
Every caring parent wants their children to have the best support and opportunities in life. That is one reason why divorce and single parenting can be so difficult.
Here at the Denver Family Lawyers, we can help you protect your child’s future by advocating for a fair child support order. Whether you are a single parent or you are looking to separate from your partner, our experienced Denver child support attorney is here for you and your children. Give us a call today to learn what we can do to protect your child’s future.
Speak with a Denver Family Law Attorney Today at (303) 225-3343
How Is Child Support Calculated in CO?
The amount of child support awarded in any given case is determined based on a number of factors:
- The number of children
- The gross income of each party
- The number of annual overnights the children have with each parent
The base amount of child support is then adjusted to account for expenses such as health insurance, out-of-pocket medical expenses, and a few other “extraordinary expenses.”
Modifications to Child Support Orders
Child support orders can be changed, but this requires a legal motion that can only be made if two conditions are met. First, the change in the amount of child support must be substantial, meaning at least 10 percent or more per month. Second, the life event or reason for the change in child support must be permanent or ongoing (not temporary).
Common examples of a permanent or ongoing change include:
- Losing a job
- Increase in childcare costs
- Increase in child’s healthcare costs
- Increase in child’s ongoing medical expenses
Contact a Denver Family Law Attorney
Act quickly to ensure that your child receives the best possible support. Come to the Denver Family Lawyers for a child support attorney with more than 20 years of experience. Attorney Bill Thode is both a seasoned litigator and a skilled mediator who can help you get results in or out of court.
Call (303) 225-3343 today for a free case evaluation!