Child Support is a statutory formula to provide financial assistance to the parent who needs it in raising their children. When calculating child support, the Court looks at both parents to contribute towards their children’s needs.
All of these factors, as well as others, are considered when determining child support to address the children’s financial needs.
While time-sharing is a component of computing child support, the parties’ incomes, number of children, and expenses associated with the children play a role in calculating child support accurately. All of these factors are considered when determining child support to address the best interests of the children.
With the rise of self-employment among the American workforce, our Naples attorneys are well versed in discovering the actual income of self-employed parents to help fairly and accurately calculate child support so that parents receiving child support have what they need to fulfill their children’s needs.