Miramar, FL Child support Attorneys

With the rise in inflation, providing for your children financially can be a daunting task. If you are a single parent, or you and your spouse have decided to divorce, you should not have to bear the burden of having sole monetary responsibility for your children. However, you also should not have to pay child support if you are not the parent. 

In Florida, children have the right to financial support from both of their legal parents until the age of eighteen, or through high school graduation if they will graduate prior to reaching age 19. The amount of child support paid by each parent will be determined based on the circumstances of the case. To be sure that your children are receiving the appropriate amount of child support from their other parent, or to avoid overpaying in child support, you need dependable representation in your corner. 

Our seasoned Miramar child support attorneys can help you protect your rights and advocate for the best interests of you and your children. Call now to request a consultation – 954-447-2580. 

How Is Child Support Determined In Florida?

Generally, Florida guideline child support is determined through calculation of the parties’ net incomes and use of a statutory guideline chart based upon the number of children and the number of overnights each parent has with the minor children. Additional expenses, such as medical and dental insurance, childcare, and uncovered medical and dental expenses are added to this guideline support. 

If child support is an issue in your divorce or custody (timesharing) case, you will likely be required to file and exchange a financial affidavit that verifies your income and then complete a Child Support Guidelines Worksheet to determine the correct amount. 

Modification And Enforcement

Whether you are requesting or fighting against modification, or trying to enforce or defend yourself against child support, our Miramar child support attorneys could protect your rights and fight for your ideal outcome. We believe in ensuring fairness. Just because child support has been arranged does not mean that it is permanent! It is normal for your children to grow, their circumstances to change, and their needs to evolve (and so can yours). It is possible that you or your co-parent may lose your job, gain a promotion, require relocation, or face another major life transition. When you do, the child support paid by one or both parents may need to be adjusted, and either parent has the right to seek such modification in court. 

We are aware that some parents may try to avoid their obligation to pay child support in more ways than one. Whether they have quit their job, are not attempting to find work, or are intentionally taking lower-paying positions than they are qualified for, Florida courts strongly oppose this behavior and will punish it accordingly.

If one parent refuses to pay child support altogether, there is a system in place that enforces contribution involving liens against their property and/or income deduction. However, if you are not the child’s parent, or your circumstances have changed, you should not have to pay child support and suffer the negative consequences of enforcement.

How Mediation Can Help

Mediation is a process we strongly recommend to sort out child custody as it allows you and your co-parent to establish the terms of child support together, rather than leaving it in the hands of a judge who may not know your child or understand their needs. By working collaboratively, you could save time and money by staying out of the court and create a plan that is in your children’s best interests. 

Call Now To Work With Trusted Miramar Child Support Attorneys!

If you are struggling to financially provide for your children, and are not getting the financial support that your children are legally entitled to, or if you are overpaying in child support, call the Divorce & Mediation Law Firm | Cabanas Law Firm. We are passionate about helping parents resolve their family law issues. We take the time to get to know you and your unique situation, explain your rights and options, and address your questions and concerns each step of the way. Trust our Miramar child support attorneys to put your children’s needs and well-being first and foremost! Call today to request a free 15-minute case evaluation and learn about your options – 954-447-2580. 

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  • 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.
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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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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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Thank you Mr Sergio Lara & Gabriella for your great work by allowing me to go up the street smiling
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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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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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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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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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