Pembroke Pines, FL Child Support Attorneys

Are you exhausted from doing all the heavy lifting when it comes to your child? Is their other parent not appropriately providing for them financially? When it comes to matters involving child support, it can be difficult to navigate the legal system alone. With 60+ years of combined experience, our Pembroke Pines child support attorneys are familiar with the ins and outs of child support in Florida and can help you calculate fair payments between you and your co-parent based on your financial information and circumstances. Call Divorce & Mediation Law Firm today to request a consultation and learn about your legal options and next steps.  

How Does Child Support Work?

In Florida, children have the right to financial support from both of their parents, married or not, until the age of 18. Working out child support with your co-parent can be difficult and quickly become about things not related to your child. It’s important to remember that the support is intended to benefit them. 

Child support is calculated based on a number of factors including but not limited to the net income of both parents, the number of overnights the child spends at each parent’s house, the cost of daycare and education, health insurance costs, number of children and more. At Divorce & Mediation Law Firm, we’re experienced with the various aspects of child support that can affect the outcome of your case including the following:

Modification

If you already have child support established but your circumstances have significantly changed, there may be a need for a modification to your existing plan. For example, if your child requires an increase in healthcare, you’ve become disabled and cannot work, you’ve lost your job, or something else, it might be necessary for you to modify the terms of your child support in order to ensure that your child’s needs continue to be met. A child support attorney can help you navigate the steps of making a modification.

Enforcement

When one parent fails to fulfill their financial obligations, enforcement is the action that the court takes to encourage compliance and hold parents accountable for what they owe. This is done in the interest of the children so that they have what they need. 

If one parent refuses to comply, there are involuntary methods of collecting payment that include liens, garnishments, collecting tax refunds, asset seizure and freezing bank accounts. 

Mediation

While tensions can run high between two co-parents over matters like child support, many couples have actually come to an agreement without having to get the court involved. Mediation isn’t as confrontational as litigation and opens the door for civil conversations. It also offers many benefits including privacy, cost effectiveness and an easier experience for your children. At Divorce & Mediation Law Firm, our certified mediators will work diligently to facilitate an agreement between both parties.

Child Support For High-Net Worth Parents

In most cases, child support is typically ordered based on the state’s guidelines. However, when two parents are high-earning individuals, the judge can veer away from the guidelines and consider the income of both parents to determine whether or not the child support amount should be reduced if the amount would be considered “unjust,” or “inappropriate.” 

How Our Pembroke Pines Child Support Attorneys Can Help You

If you are struggling to get the support that you need and deserve, we can help. We will evaluate your situation, explain your options for obtaining child support, answer your questions, and keep the best interest of your child or children at the forefront of all we do. Call today to request a consultation and learn how our Pembroke Pines child support attorneys can assist you in securing child support. 

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Why Choose Cabanas Law Firm?
  • Fully Bilingual – Our attorneys and staff are fluent in English and Spanish, so you don’t have to worry about the details getting lost in translation.  
  • 105  Years of Combined ExperienceSergio Cabanas, Esq. was admitted into the Florida Bar Association in 1991 and founded the firm in 2006. The firm’s attorneys have more than six decades of combined experience in family law.
  • Clients Are the Priority – Our Broward and Miami-Dade County family law & divorce attorneys make each client a priority. We respond to all communications within 24 hours and provide concierge-level client services to busy professionals.
  • Certified Mediators – As certified mediators, our attorneys can help clients resolve divorce and family law issues with as little contention as possible.
  • Three Office Locations– Cabanas Law Firm has three offices in South Florida. You can meet with an attorney at our Pembroke Pines, Weston, or Sunny Isles Beach office.
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Milaydi Figueroa
2023-04-05
Acabo de enterarme que firmo el juez hoy mi divorcio. Gracias Cabanas law firm , gracias al abogado Sergio Cabanas por desde el primer día en que llegue llorando me dio seguridad y sali con una sonrisa , me dio mucha tranquilidad encontrarlos y contratarlos . Mil gracias al Attorney Brian Prieto , muy preciso al explicarme las estrategias , y por representarme en corte . Nichol sabes que fuiste muy especial gracias por estar ahi siempre para mi , al igual que Kelly. Los recomiendo 100% . Dos meses resolvieron mi divorcio . 😘😘😘
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2023-03-29
I received an Excellent service from Roxy and Sergio Cabanas I couldn’t ask for anything better, I highly Recommend this Law Firm, They very professional and caring, God bless you all.
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2023-03-26
The lawyer Sergio Cabanas is a great professional. He was extremely patient while he was answering all my questions. He made feel really confortable and that I could trust him. The staff and specialty Stephany Pelaez are extremely nice willing always to help you. Thank you for making me feel so comfortable and for all your help.
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2023-03-10
Thank you Mr Sergio Lara & Gabriella for your great work by allowing me to go up the street smiling
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2023-03-03
The entire staff was amazing! From first meeting to final judgement it was barely a month and they kept me updated every step of the way. It’s worth spending your money on a firm that knows what they’re doing, and this team DEFINITELY knows what they’re doing!
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2023-03-01
What an amazing Law firm. I've had the pleasure of working with Roxy Friedland who is also amazing. Loved her attention to detail. Thank you Cabanas Law Firm.
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2023-02-28
I have worked with Cabanas Law, P.A and have known Attorney Sergio Cabanas for over 11 years. He and his office staff are very knowledgeable and super professional. I highly recommend them!
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2023-02-27
I have known Attorney Grossman since 2001 and trusted her with my friend’s family matter when I was asked for a referral. My friend was completely satisfied. She is highly recommended!
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Mi experiencia con la oficina de abogados fue excepcional, tienen un staff comprometido con los clientes en inglés y español . Logré mi divorcio en 5 semanas algo increíble . Los recomiendo ampliamente.

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