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5 Things You Should Know About Child Support

Posted by Michael G. Butash | Aug 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sometimes things do not always work out with your significant other. It can be painful for any couple to end their relationship but it is always worse when there are children involved. Things can get messy and emotions are far more involved then hoped for. The children are always stuck in the middle and even though it shouldn't be this way, parents often have a hard time realizing what is the children's best interest.

When it comes to custody – it can be painful but the judge will be able to look out for the children's best interest and decides who needs to make child support payments. Lutz parents that are dealing with child support may not fully understand everything they should when it comes to it. Here are some tips in mind that will help you have a better understanding:

Why it shouldn't be handled outside of court

Sometimes parents that seemingly get along will try and handle their child support outside of the courts. This may seem like it is the best thing at the time but being prepared for the future is important. Not all co-parenting relationships stay smooth sailing – it is important to remember this. If things are going great now, that could change tomorrow and you should make sure your children are set-up accordingly.

How long should someone pay child support

If the child is under the age of 18 unless certain circumstances arise. If the child has married before the age of 18 or if the child (at 16 years of age) can independently care for themselves.

Help getting child support payments

Lutz men and women looking to get their child support payments have called Butash Law Group. They help many parents get what they need for their children and what is deserved if the other parent is trying to not pay child support.

Being a single parent is tough – even if you have a great relationship with the other parent it can still be hard if you have primary custody. Each parent is obligated to financially support their child. There is no reason to not get what is deserved! Call Butash Law Group today!

*Disclaimer: The views expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of Butash Law Group*

About the Author

Michael G. Butash

Michael G. Butash Stetson University College of Law Florida State University Former State Prosecutor Mike grew up in the Tampa Bay area and graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 1997. He was immediately hired as an Assistant State Attorney for the 6th Judicial Circuit (Pinellas/...

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