Spousal Support

(Alimony)

Spousal support (Alimony) is needs-based and is determined on a case-by-case basis after a thorough consideration of a number of factors. We can explain the factors considered by the court in spousal support determinations and work to ensure that an appropriate spousal support award is made.

Financial support is an important concern for many people facing divorce. Child support is a right of the child and is determined in every custody case. We can explain the factors considered by the court in spousal support determinations and the acceptable deviations from Ohio child support guidelines.

Children need the financial support of both of their parents. The Ohio Child Support Guidelines are designed to provide children with the appropriate amount of support from both parents. The calculation of child support is based upon the incomes of the parties. A correct calculation requires not only accurate information but a working knowledge of how to apply the information. New requirements imposed by health insurance concerns make an accurate calculation even more difficult.

Times change and so do the issues surrounding children and their support. Financial issues after a divorce or initial custody arrangement. Parents ‘ incomes may increase or in these troubled economic times may decrease. A parent ‘s obligation to support a child must be determined according to the current financial condition of the parent s. The law allows for modifications to meet these changes in the circumstances of a child.

Ratings and Reviews

8.1John Ward Shryock