January 30, 2020 5 minutes to read · 1200 words

Calculating Child Support and Alimony

By Laura W. Morgan

Reprinted with permission from Family Advocate, Summer 2019 (42:1), at 17-18. ©2019 by the American Bar Association. All rights reserved. This information or any or portion thereof may not be copied or disseminated in any form or by any means or stored in an electronic database or retrieval system without the express written consent of the American Bar Association.

If your client is involved with a family law proceeding for the first time, he or she will inevitably have many questions. One of the most common areas of concern is child support and alimony. To help you prepare your clients for what lies ahead, below is a list you can share with them; it presents, in question-and-answer format, 22 of the most common concerns related to child support and alimony.

If your client is involved with a family law proceeding for the first time, he or she will inevitably have many questions.

If your client is involved with a family law proceeding for the first time, he or she will inevitably have many questions.

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