On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Child Support on Wednesday, April 29, 2020.
The concept of child support is very broad, as it takes a lot of people to create the right environment for kids. However, there are only a few people who are directly responsible for a child’s safety and upbringing. In most cases, these are parents, but what if they can’t support a child together?
There are many concepts in the law and society that help divorced or separated parents work out their differences and give a child the best chance at a happy childhood. They include child custody as a clarification for how children will be raised,
Child support has more to do with the financial realities of food, clothing and other needs. Mothers, fathers and legal guardians are often responsible for child support. The estate of a deceased parents may even be responsible for providing child support in certain circumstances.
When it comes to a man whom a woman has said is a child’s father,, child support is often owed after paternity is proven with a genetic test. This may be requested by a man who wishes to prove paternity for his rights and it may also be asked for a mother who is looking to hold a father responsible.
Any of these people could be represented by an attorney in the process of seeking the best possible life for children. A lawyer can look into the proper filings in Missouri for child support as well as modifications later down the line that parents or children may require as situations change. Whatever side of a child support case you’re on, it’s important to have experienced legal guidance.