Child Support – What Happens When Your Oldest Child Is No Longer Eligible?

By |2019-02-06T07:53:49-08:00February 1st, 2019|Child Custody & Support Modifications, Child Support, College|

Child Support – What Happens When Your Oldest Child Is No Longer Eligible? When getting a divorce and discussing how much child support will be paid, the supporting parent may assume that when the first child is no longer eligible, their child support payment can be cut in half. That is not how the court

How Divorce Can Impact College Financial Aid

By |2019-12-06T10:10:49-08:00October 2nd, 2018|Child Custody & Support Modifications, Child Support, College, High Asset, Tax|

How Divorce Can Impact College Financial Aid Getting a divorce compounds the challenges of funding your child’s college education. The cost of getting a divorce can erode into savings that have been earmarked for college tuition. And, shifting priorities on the part of parents, such as moving and new relationships, can also draw down otherwise

Technology that Really Helps with Co-parenting

By |2018-09-19T02:01:26-07:00September 19th, 2018|Child Custody & Visitation, Child Support, Co-Parenting|

Our Family Wizard Technology that Really Helps with Co-parenting Many couples today are deciding on a co-parenting agreement, where each parent maintains shared responsibility for the child's upbringing. Co-parenting enables parents to have somewhat equal influence in the child’s life. A co-parenting arrangement can be challenging, however, especially when parents live busy time-pressured lives, or

How a Vocational Examination Can Help With Child Support Payments

By |2018-03-27T16:24:48-07:00March 4th, 2018|Child Custody & Support Modifications, Child Support, Contested, Property Division|

Here’s How a Vocational Examination for Your Ex-Spouse Can Help With Your Child Support Payments What should you do if your child’s other parent refuses to maximize their income by declining appropriate work, so that they can receive more child support from you? Ask the court to order that they take a vocational examination. A

Can Gifts be Considered Income in Child Support? Part II: Cash Gifts and other financial benefits from legal strangers

By |2018-03-27T16:24:48-07:00March 10th, 2017|Child Support|

On behalf of Law Office of Christina Sherman posted on Friday, March 10, 2017. PART II: CASH GIFTS AND OTHER FINANCIAL BENEFITS FROM LEGAL STRANGERS In our previous article, Part I of a two-part series, we discussed whether free housing and recurring cash gifts from family can be considered income for child support purposes. Part

Can Gifts Be Considered Income in Child Support Cases? Part I: Free Housing and recurring Cash Gifts from Family

By |2018-03-27T16:24:48-07:00March 7th, 2017|Child Support|

On behalf of Law Office of Christina Sherman posted on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. PART I: FREE HOUSING AND RECURRING CASH GIFTS FROM FAMILY In many child support cases, a parent often receives some "gift" from either a grandparent, romantic partner, or friend. These gifts can come in many different forms, but some common types

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