Child Support guidelines vary between states, if you are divorced, separated or looking to become separated knowing your states child support guidelines is extremely important. All of us here at the law firm of Greene Crow & Smith are well versed in the ins and outs of North Carolina child support guidelines, and are ready to help you and your family though the process.
Child support is determined based on the gross monthly income of both parents combined, the portion of the health insurance premium that covers the child, any work related child care costs as well as any extra costs such as medical specialists or therapy for the child. The calculation can become complicated, a good resource to start at is www.nccourts.org, where guidelines as well as child support worksheets are available to start the process. If circumstances change, child support can also be updated. The court also designated that paperwork for child support can be resubmitted and changed 3 years after the initial filing and if there is a substantial change to anything that was part of the initial filing.
We understand that this can be a long and stressful process for you and your family, and are prepared to answer questions and help make the process as smooth and pain-free as possible. Call our office at (252) 634-9400 or stop by our website nctriallawyer.com to schedule an appointment or learn more about our firm.
To learn how North Carolina law may apply to your unique circumstances or to schedule a consultation, please contact Greene Crow & Smith by calling (252) 634-9400 or visiting nctriallawyer.com.
(source: NC Bar Association)