Back to Learning Center

Video

Specialty tag(s): Child Support

How Child Support Payment is Determined During Divorce

Lindsey Obenhaus | February 22, 2019

Transcript

Child support is a payment from one parent to another for the financial support of their kids. Typically, child support is paid to the parent who determines the children’s primary residence, or the parent who has the children more time out of the year. If an agreement can’t be reached, the family code has guidelines for how child support is calculated. The most important advice that I have for clients in child support situation is to focus on what’s best for their child. I think their primary consideration should be to put their kids’ practical needs first, and try to keep emotion out of this calculation.

There’s a lot of expenses for kids, big and little, that not all parents experience or understand. As a mom, I understand how much it costs to have kids. I also understand how important it is to provide for your kids. When we’re talking about child support, we’re really talking about establishing financial stability for your kids so that they can continue to have happy and positive childhoods. My goal in every case is to maximize my client’s financial outcome to ensure their success in the future.

For more information on child support, please contact Lindsey Obenhaus at 214-373-7676.

Services to Help Solve Your Challenges

Our attorneys are experienced in all aspects of family law and will guide you through each step of the process, ensuring you have the information you need to make wise decisions and prepare for the future.

Get in Touch

At Goranson Bain Ausley, we strive to deliver clarity about what comes next and confidence that you and your family’s future are more secure. Contact our team and discover how we can help you.

“My goal in every case is to maximize results for my clients so they can move forward successfully with the next chapter in their lives.”

Request A Consultation

Blog

Jonathan James

Five Important Tips Before You File for Divorce

Attorney Jonathan James shares five things to consider before you file for divorce, including how to make the transition easier for your children.

News

Goranson Bain Ausley Named 2022 Top Workplace in Dallas 

We are proud to announce the Dallas Morning News has named Goranson Bain Ausley a Top 100 Workplace for 2022.

Latest Resources

Send Us a Message

Lets's Get Started

Pay Online

Austin

Dallas

Plano