Tag Archives: Child Support

How Can I Get Child Support when the Paying Parent Lives in a Different State? (Family Code Section 3900)

Child support is the most important thing to consider when parents are not together. The amount of child support often leads to arguments and animosity. In California, the parents of a minor child have an equal responsibility to support their child. Therefore, even though the paying parent does not live in California, that parent still has an obligation to… Continue Reading.......

Is it Right to Make a Sperm Donor Pay Child Support?

In a recent Kansas court case, a sperm donor was ordered to pay child support to a woman who bore a child using artificial insemination. Though he signed documents waiving his parental rights, the state of Kansas found his arguments invalid. The case has set off a firestorm of opinion and publicity.

Kansas Court Orders Sperm Donor to Pay Child Support

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I Have A Child From A Different Relationship Who Lives With Me And I Fully Support. Will The Court Consider This Fact When Calculating Child Support? [Family Code Section 4071]

Although calculating child support may seem like a simple process, it is actually very detailed and complex. When calculating child support, the California Family Code not only does the judge consider the custodial time and gross monthly income each parent has, but also a number other factors, including the hardships suffered by either parent. When deal… Continue Reading.......

California Child Support Services Department Faces Reorganization

A recent article on American City And County online focuses on the recent financial crisis in California and it’s effects on small county services. The services in question, specifically those in Glenn County, California, population 27,000 people, revolve around the Child Support Services Department. In an example of the drastic measures that municip… Continue Reading.......