Castle Rock Child Support

Child Support Lawyers Advocating for Castle Rock Clients

Child Support in Castle RockFamilies flock to Castle Rock because it has been rated one of the best places to live in the country, with lots of job growth opportunities, open space, and good schools. When a family is in the difficult position of splitting up due to divorce or if you have children and are no longer with their other parent, child support can become a front and center issue you will likely need to address. The attorneys at Plog & Stein, P.C. have been assisting Castle Rock child support clients deal with the legal and financial aspects of raising their children for decades. We understand the the courts, the law, and your community. We also understand that child support issues can entail so much more than just the monthly amount one parent pays to the to the other, including matters related to child expenses, tax deductions, unpaid support, wage garnishments, and more. Regardless of the specific child support issue you’re dealing with, the experienced lawyers at Plog & Stein, P.C. will work vigorously to protect your rights.

Child Support Matters in Castle Rock

The first thing to remember regarding child support is that kids need financial support from their families and that is exactly what child support is intended to be – specifically for the children. Colorado child support is based on various factors, the primary one being the gross monthly incomes of the parties. In some cases, income is easily ascertainable, such as when both parents have jobs with regular salaries. However, litigation can arise when income becomes disputed. C.R.S. 14-10-115 defines income, including enumerating sources and what is relevant, including investment income, income from self-employment, bonuses, and commissions. Statute also generally presumes each parent is employed to the best of their ability and makes provisions authorizing the court to assign income to a party in cases of unemployment or underemployment. Litigation regarding income can be complex, with both legal and factual considerations to be assessed. The goal of each side of a case will generally be to make sure the basic child support figure in calculated appropriately as per the statutory formula.

Ancillary to child support, statute also sets forth other child financial issues which need to be determined, including how medical, educational, and extracurricular activity expenses will be paid among the parents. Specifically, the norm is that those types of expenses will be split proportionate to the parties’ incomes. Likewise, tax implications come to play related to the right to claim the income tax dependency exemptions for the children, which are also going to be allocated based on income proportions, not time with the kids.

Another significant issue faced by Castle Rock child support clients is the enforcement of child support orders in terms of not only ensuring payment, but also collecting on back child support arrears. In instances of nonpayment, there are various steps your attorney can take, including wage garnishments, support judgments, asset seizure, and more. As circumstances change over the years, we also help Castle Rock clients deal with modifications of child support orders pursuant to C.R.S. 14-10-122.

Child support cases can be both nuanced and fraught with legal intricacies requiring the insights of an experienced Castle Rock family law attorney. Whether you’re requesting child support or dealing with child support proceedings as the payer, we can help. Plog & Stein, seeking the best possible outcomes for our clients.

Aggressively Protecting Your Child Support Rights

The legal team at Plog & Stein, P.C. focuses solely on family law matters. Our Castle Rock clients come to us for assistance with their child custody and visitation needs, divorce, property division, and everything in between pertaining to domestic relations cases. Child support cases may be especially stressful for families as financial and cash flow pressures can generate both tension and worry about the future. At Plog & Stein, our only goal is the best possible outcome for you and your children. Let our team help put your mind at ease. Call us, today, at 303-781-0322 or contact us online to schedule an appointment with a knowledgeable Castle Rock child support attorney.

We also represent people needing a divorce attorney or dealing with child custody issues Highlands Ranch, Parker, Littleton, Centennial and throughout the 18th Judicial District. Plog & Stein, divorce done right.

Client Testimonials
His passion and ferocity kept me going through this long ordeal.
When I first came to Plog & Stein it was simply discuss the renegotiation of child support. Little did I know that within 72 hours I would be retaining Steve Plog for a custody battle. His passion and ferocity kept me going through this long ordeal. I have recommended him to my friends and I would recommend him to anyone with who wants honest and effective representation.
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I recommend Sarah and the attorneys at Plog & Stein to anyone that has these types of family issues and need strong, knowledgeable representation.
I am thankful for the job Sarah McCain did for me in my fight with my ex-wife for visitation rights with my daughter. Sarah and the team at Plog & Stein handled my case in an efficient, affordable, and professional manner. Sarah negotiated a new parenting plan as well as acceptable visiting rights and even a favorable modification in my child support. I recommend Sarah and the attorneys at Plog & Stein to anyone that has these types of family issues and need strong, knowledgeable representation.
Tom
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At the end of the day he was able to produce a settlement that was fair to both parties.
I highly recommend Stephen Plog for anyone in need of a top notch domestic relations attorney. After a 27 year marriage, Stephen represented me in a complicated and sometimes bitter divorce with many unique challenges. At the end of the day he was able to produce a settlement that was fair to both parties but limited my alimony payments to only 3 years. He is smart, cuts to the chase, knows the court system in the Denver metropolitan area and can be trusted to get his clients the best possible settlement.
Neal
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Their service was outstanding, with prompt responses to all of my questions.
Sarah McCain and Plog & Stein were wonderful to me during such a difficult time in my life. Their service was outstanding, with prompt responses to all of my questions and creative ideas throughout the proceedings to help things go smoothly. Sarah's compassion, patience, and expertise were especially invaluable to me. I highly recommend them.
Sandy
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