If you are planning on separating from your spouse, you may have a variety of divorce-related matters in front of you. For example, you could be wondering about the financial impact of divorce, such as how your marital property will be distributed. If you have children and expect to pay or receive child support, it is especially important for you to be ready for this aspect of divorce as well. At Stange Law Firm, we know how difficult and confusing these issues can be for parents in Jackson County, and all over the state of Missouri.
With regard to child support, it is vital to have an idea of what your obligations will be if you expect to make child support payments. Courts will take a variety of factors into consideration when determining how much you will owe, such as your income and how many kids you have. In some cases, you may experience changes concerning your financial situation, whether you are fired from your job or face a health condition that you never saw coming. Under these circumstances, modifying your child support order may help you stay current on your child support and prevent some of the consequences associated with failing to pay on time.
Although divorce can be stressful, being ready for any of the obstacles you may encounter can help you work towards an end result that is positive. If you visit the part of our site devoted to child support, you can read more about calculating child support and other related topics.