When Child Support Becomes a Federal Issue

When Child Support Becomes a Federal Issue

Child support issues are typically handled at the state court level. County courts and state child support agencies are responsible for enforcing orders and collecting payments. However, it is possible for a family law case to become a matter of federal law. The Child Support Recovery Act (CRSA) allows the federal government to prosecute parents who willfully fail to comply with state ordered support.   Continue reading “When Child Support Becomes a Federal Issue” »

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Losing a Job or a Pay Cut can be Grounds for Modification of Child Support

Losing a Job or a Pay Cut can be Grounds for Modification of Child Support

How are Child Support Payments Determined? When couples with minor children get divorced in Utah, a child support order is determined by the court based on a formula that calculates each partner’s gross income to come up with a reasonable child support payment for the non-custodial parent. This is considered a fair and proper procedure […]

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Utah Child Support

Utah Child Support

Child Support in Utah can be more than a simple payment to the other parent. In Utah, child support includes several items from dental and medical expenses to health insurance. In addition, the courts can order the children’s parents to share expenses for daycare and other child care while the custodial parent is either undergoing training or working. Continue reading “Utah Child Support” »

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