Centennial Child Support Lawyers

Legal Representation for Child Support Matters in Douglas, Arapahoe, Jefferson, Adams, Denver, Boulder, El Paso Counties, & Surrounding Areas

When parents separate, it is important to ensure that the children’s needs are being satisfied. Child support is the financial contribution that a parent makes toward the costs of raising their minor children. child support in CentennialHow much each parent contributes to the financial support of their children is determined by the Colorado Child Support Guidelines. However, even with the Guidelines in hand, it can be difficult to understand the extent of your responsibility.

What are the Colorado Child Support Guidelines?

The Colorado Child Support Guidelines consider the following: 

  • Financial resources of the child
  • Financial resources of the custodial parent
  • The standard of living the child would have enjoyed had the relationship not been dissolved
  • The financial resources and needs of the noncustodial parent
  • Income of parents
  • Parenting time schedules
  • Whether there are any subsequent or prior born children
  • Child-related expenses

Can You Go to Jail for Not Paying Child Support in CO?

The state of Colorado can and will enforce child support orders using wage garnishment, hefty fines, driver's license suspension and even jail time. Those found guilty of not paying child support can incur up to 180 days of jail time. If you are rt

For detailed information on how our attorneys can help you with your unique child support case, contact us online or dial (720) 463-2232


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