How is child support typically decided?

How is child support typically decided?

Every state uses slightly different calculations to determine child support figures. Your attorney will know all the facts about child support law in South Carolina and give you the best possible chance at a favorable outcome. Factors affecting child support may include:

  • The income of both parents
  • The number of children
  • Whether one parent is paying alimony to the other parent
  • Whether one parent is paying support to someone else
  • The number of unrelated children in the home
  • Expenses like health insurance premiums or a child's healthcare expenses
  • Work-related childcare costs
With plenty of judgement still being left up to the court, it's important to have an experienced attorney by your side to present strong arguments. Contact McKenzie Law Firm PC today to learn more.