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How Is Child Support Determined In A Divorce?

There’s An App For That!

The calculation of child support in divorce is based on many factors, including the custody arrangement, medical expenses, child care, whether one party is receiving alimony as well as several potential adjustments. In this video, Denver divorce lawyer Bridget Finn explains how child support is calculated.

Our law firm has also released a free app on both Android and iOS devises that can help you figure out what your child support payments are going to be. To download it, you can search Divorce Matters® Colorado Spousal Maintenance and Child Support Calculator on either GooglePlay or the iOS App Store.

Our divorce attorneys serve clients needing family law represenation in and around Denver, Colorado.

If you have any questions about divorce in Colorado, call our Denver family law attorneys at (720) 542-6142.

Video Transcript:

Child support in Colorado is calculated looking at the gross monthly income of the parties, and then if a party is receiving maintenance, that will be included in the income for the party receiving maintenance and then the courts are going to be looking at the amount of overnights each parent has with the children and there’s a number assigned to that. And then we ‘re looking at certain adjustments that can be made, so adjustments to that figure would be for child care, whether it’s for work or education, then we can have adjustments for extraordinary medical expenses, travel expenses can be included sometimes, and healthcare expenses. So adjustments to the child support, could be child care expenses, health care expenses, extraordinary medical expenses. Divorce Matters® actually has an application that you can download onto your phone and you can input all of your information, so you can input your gross monthly income, the gross monthly income for the other parent, who’s paying health insurance premiums, child care expenses, you can input all of that information and it’ll kick out what the projected child support calculation is. To speak to one of our attorneys, go to Divorce-Matters.com.

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