Child Support2023-12-13T12:34:05+00:00

Skilled At Achieving Fair And Accurate Child Support Calculations

The California Child Support Guidelines create a mathematical formula that governs the calculation of a majority of child support obligations in the state. These guidelines are based upon several economic principles, including the gross income of both parents, the amount of time the child spends with each parent, child care costs, health insurance expenses and other necessary continuing costs.

At The Dorie A. Rogers

APC, we represent clients both initiating and defending against child support actions. Our Orange County child support attorneys counsel and advocate for clients in issues related to initial calculation, failure to pay, modifications and enforcement of existing child support orders.

Backed by more than 30 years of experience and extensive qualifications, we are committed to protecting the rights and interests of clients dealing with even the most complex child support matters, including cases involving parties with considerable wealth.

Contact us to schedule a consultation. We serve clients throughout Orange County and Riverside County, California.

Putting Our Insight And Experience To Work For You

The first step in determining child support is to establish both parents’ true monthly income. This process is relatively simple for parents who earn a regular monthly wage.

Challenges can arise, however, when parents own their own business, have substantial investment or inheritance income, or work in seasonal or cash-paying jobs. We regularly work with forensic accountants to perform asset tracing and business valuations that help to accurately determine a parent’s income — despite what the tax returns might say.

We are also adept at handling cases where deviation from the child support guidelines may be warranted. This sometimes happens in situations where a child has special needs, where a parent’s income exceeds the amount contemplated by the guidelines, or where the children have become accustomed to a certain lifestyle during the marriage.

Orange County Child Support Lawyers

To speak with a knowledgeable lawyer about your child support concerns, please contact The Dorie A. Rogers, APC, at 714-602-1492 to schedule a consultation.

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