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How does a Family Law Attorney Help in Child Support Matters?

When faced with a child support case, you might be tempted to do it yourself rather than work with a family law attorney. However, hiring a family law attorney to help you is often the best option.

You will benefit from professional input from a knowledgeable family law attorney.

What Does a Family Law Attorney Do?

Family law attorneys deal with various issues impacting families. These include child custody, child support, divorce, and adoption.

They strive to solve conflicts and find a way forward. This can take place in a court of law before a judge or through other dispute resolution methods.

Your family attorney will advise you throughout the process, prepare and execute a thoughtful strategy with the goal of achieving your desired result and execute that strategy with the goal of achieving your desired result.

How Can a Family Law Attorney Help in Cases of Child Support?

Your family law lawyer knows what a judge will need to calculate child support. They will help you gather and provide accurate and relevant details to advocate for you paying the right amount for your child support.

Periodically, parents might not agree with the custody arrangement or divorce terms. This is where a family law attorney can help improve your chances of reaching a mutually agreeable result.

If you need a child support modification order, a family law attorney is there to help you. Your family law attorney will guide you through what a substantial change in circumstance might be and what could result if proven to be true.

They will also help you identify the necessary evidence to prove or defend a modification request in court.

Do I Need an Attorney for Child Support Modification?

Sometimes your circumstances may change as a parent and improve your eligibility for review and modification of child support. Factors that change include but are not limited to a change in custody, loss of employment, and income changes.

If you want to modify child support and can’t reach common ground with your child’s other parent, hiring a family law attorney can help you resolve the issue. A good family law lawyer provides you the advice and strategy to greatly improve your chances of a successful modification.

This article will explore why you should strongly consider hiring an experienced family law attorney for a child support modification.

What are the Roles of a Family Law Attorney in Child Support Modification?

Family law attorneys are trained professionals who can help you in the modification of child support in the following ways:

  • Providing experienced and thoughtful legal advice you need to make decisions on both the direction of your case and the desired outcome you hope to achieve.
  • Zealous advocacy on your behalf in prosecuting or defending your child support modification.
  • Strategic preparation of necessary pleadings and discovery to advance the prosecution or defense of your child support modification.

Why is a Family Law Attorney So Important?

  • Experience- A family law attorney has the experience to know how to best advise you on a strategy to greatly improve your chances of achieving your goals.
  • Knowledge- A family law attorney knows the relevant law applicable to your case which is the foundation of preparing a successful prosecution or defense of your
    child support modification
  • Talent- A family law attorney who only practices in the field of family law has done so because of proven talent in a field of law they chose to focus their practice.
  • • Confidence- Experience, knowledge, and talent result in a family law attorney whose strength and aggression as a litigator is demonstrated through confidence.

Where Can You Find a Good Family Lawyer?

You will want to work with a family law attorney who understands the ins and outs of your state child support laws. They should be professional, knowledgeable, patient, and compassionate to guide you through the legal process. Fortunately, Cordell & Cordell understands what you value most. Our family law attorneys will help you fight for your rights by providing the legal assistance needed to improve your chances of success. Use the search function on our website to find a Cordell & Cordell office near you and book a consultation.

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Cordell & Cordell offers experienced family law attorneys who focus their practice exclusively in the field of family law. We provide talented, experienced, knowledgeable, and confident legal representation to fathers. Contact Cordell & Cordell for more information.

Frank Murphy

Edited By Frank Murphy

Chief Compliance Officer
Frank Murphy

Frank Murphy is the Chief Compliance Officer and an Executive Partner at Cordell & Cordell. His responsibilities include oversight of the Firm’s compliance with Legal and Ethical obligations as well as contributing to the day-to-day operations of the Firm as an Executive Partner.

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