Determining Child Support in Howard County, MD
To discuss child support in Howard County, MD, schedule an appointment with one of our attorneys at the Law Offices of Dwight W. Clark, L.L.C. We understand that divorce is a stressful time and that you are likely concerned about the support you will owe to, or receive from, your former spouse.
Our Howard County attorney will review the standard process of determining child support. While the support amount may be somewhat negotiable during mediation proceedings, the court uses a standard, income-based calculation to determine a fair amount. We will ensure that you fully understand the process and know what to expect.
As our client, you will consult with an experienced divorce lawyer in Columbia, MD, who works diligently to protect your interests and the interest of your child. In these sensitive matters, you need an attorney who provides personalized attention to your case, and that is what we provide. Our goal is to help you achieve a more favorable resolution to your divorce. Our law firm is on your side.
Maintaining Accuracy In A Formulaic Procedure
As in most states, Maryland utilizes a rather standard equation for determining how much child support a parent will pay or receive. The primary figures that influence the decision are the gross incomes of both parents.
Our family law firm uses state-of-the-art, court-approved, programs to assist us in helping you determine an accurate child support figure.
How Can I Get A Modification?
When parents have experienced a substantial change in circumstances, modifications to support amounts may be necessary. These changes may include:
- A significant pay raise
- A new job
- Loss of a job
- Significant unexpected medical or other emergency expenses
At the Law Offices of Dwight W. Clark, L.L.C., we work with you to make modifications to existing orders so that your children are able to maintain the standard of living they are accustomed to.
In addition to addressing child support matters, our attorney will also advise you on ways to minimize time, money and emotional expenses related to child custody and visitation.
Providing You The Legal Services You Deserve
Get the legal assistance you need in the manner that you deserve. The Law Offices of Dwight W. Clark, L.L.C., maintains the highest possible standards of service as we apply our experience to resolving your family law matters.