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Child Support Lawyer in Mesa

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Parents have a legal duty to care for their children and must provide for their basic needs, enrichment, education, and more. If a child’s parents are no longer together, they will likely need to pay child support so that he or she can live a happy, functional life. However, Mesa child support proceedings can be highly sensitive and complex, leading to significant stress for the family. The lawyers at the Law Office of Karen A. Schoenau can advocate for your child’s best interests and help you secure an optimal resolution in your case.

Why Choose Us

  • Our attorney has helped Arizona families navigate complex legal proceedings since 1987, specializing in complex child custody and child support cases.
  • We are dedicated to protecting your child’s best interests during each stage of your child support case. Our firm will place his or her needs at the center of every decision we make.
  • Our firm prides itself on our responsiveness. We will provide your case with the dedication, support, and compassion you deserve from consultation to resolution.

How Does Mesa Calculate Child Support?

Under Arizona’s child support guidelines, the court will base each parent’s financial obligations on the amount of money that they would have spent on the child if they continued to live together as a family. Each parent must contribute a proportional amount of his or income to care for the child.

The court will calculate child support in Mesa via several factors, including the parent’s gross income, any special expenses that the child requires, and the number of children that live in the parents’ households. The court may deviate from the state’s child support guidelines if it believes that the result would be unfair or inappropriate for the family’s situation.

Why You Need a Mesa Child Support Lawyer

If you are filing for divorce or separating from your child’s other parent, you need an attorney on your side. A Mesa child support lawyer from the Law Office of Karen A. Schoenau can protect your rights during these proceedings, helping you gather evidence, and work toward an optimal outcome.

Benefits of hiring a lawyer for your case include the following.

  • We have a strong understanding of Arizona child support law and will be able to evaluate any arrangements to ensure that they are beneficial to you and your child.
  • Our attorneys advocate for your rights during the process, preventing your former spouse from attempting to reduce or avoid his or her payment obligations.
  • We file all of your child support paperwork accurately and in accordance with the court’s rules, helping you avoid delays or penalties that could harm your future case.
  • You can trust that our attorney will handle all aspects of your child support proceedings on your behalf, easing the stress and burden of the process.
  • Our lawyer helps you gather the evidence you need for your child support claim, identifying all possible sources of income so you do not unintentionally face penalties later on in your case.

Schedule a Consultation Today

Are you filing for child support payments in Mesa? The Law Office of Karen A. Schoenau can represent you during these proceedings, helping protect your child’s rights and ensuring that the payment schedule is fair and balanced. Contact or call us today at 480-725-1438 to schedule a consultation with a Mesa child support lawyer.

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