Imputed income

Imputed income may be needed to determine the proper amount of child support and alimony that a party should pay or receive. A spouse may be unwilling to return to work after a divorce and seek enhanced child support and or alimony to allow him or her to remain at...

Disability and Child Support

Can my disability payments be reached to pay child support? The answer is yes. Any money that you receive, for disability, retirement or any other benefit or entitlement, if it can be sued to pay your personal expenses, will be included in your income when child...

Child Support

Once a parenting schedule is in place (see my blog on Child Custody), child support can be calculated. It must be calculated in a specific fashion and the parents may not agree to waive that obligation. The right to receive support belongs to the child and the...