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Divorce, child support and alimony

Divorce, child support and alimony

  by.Bean Kinney & Korman PC James W. Korman When it comes to child support, the laws vary considerably from state to state. Some states allow “permanent” alimony in certain circumstances, but some do not. Most states allow for some sort of alimony payment for a finite period of time. Some states also permit a […]

Overview of Child Support Laws

Overview of Child Support Laws

Synopsis:

According to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), about 41% of first marriages end in divorce. For second and third marriages, that number increases to 60% and 73%, respectively.

Single parents with children should have a basic understanding of child support. Unless parental rights have been legally terminated, every parent in the U.S. must contribute financially to the raising of his or her child.