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Rhode Island Child Support Attorneys

Making Rhode Island Child Support Laws Work for You

At Moyer Law, PC, our Rhode Island child support lawyers have handled hundreds of child support enforcement actions. We also handle contempt actions, litigate on behalf of parties seeking back support, and defend against such actions.

Our Rhode Island child support attorneys promote both client interests and the interests of the children. To do this, we combine a broad understanding of RI child support law. Similarly, our approach is to work with our clients to account for both the legal and emotional components of the case.

See how Moyer Law, PC can help with your child support case. Contact us now! We have offices in Warwick, Providence & Wakefield, RI.

RI Child Support Laws

In Rhode Island, both parents are obligated to support their child, which means that both parents are expected to meet their child’s needs. The non-custodial parent does this in the form of child support, while the custodial parent spends on the child directly.

The amount of child support owed depends both on the needs of the child and the parents’ financial situation. Courts are willing to modify child support arrangements if one parent is paying too much or if the funds aren’t sufficient.

Calculating Child Support in RI

Child support is money the court orders one parent to pay the other to support their child. In support of this, Rhode Island has a formula for figuring out how much child support should be paid in each case.

Rhode Island child support guidelines are based on numerous factors such as:

  • Each parent’s income
  • Available resources of the parties
  • The needs of the child

Calculating child support based on the state’s guidelines can be precise. However, there are many factors that can affect the ultimate amount of support.

Understand Your Child Support Rights

Child support payments are usually made until children turn 18 or 19 if they are still in high school full-time. However, the court may also order that both parents continue to support a disabled adult child who is not self-supporting.

At Moyer Law, PC, we understand the nuances of how child support is calculated in Rhode Island. Because of this, we can help either the payor or the payee benefit from child support litigation. We educate our clients in order to make the child and alimony support laws work for them. So, if you need to establish a support order, enforce an order, or if you have been served, choose the Rhode Island child support attorneys at Moyer Law, PC.

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