Sound Legal Guidance For Child Support Matters In Austin
When it comes to your children, you want the very best for them. At The Law Office of Cicily Simms, we understand that in determining child support, ultimately, the best interests of the children are at stake.
A workable child support plan is necessary to ensure your children have access to the resources and medical support they need. We help clients in Austin, Texas, and surrounding areas formulate a child support plan that both meets the needs of the children and fits the financial circumstances of your family.
How Child Support Is Determined In Texas
While determining child support is almost always formulaic, it can still be a tense process with a lot of room for disagreements between parents. Child support in Texas is based on which parent has physical custody of the child. The parent without custody will then be obligated to provide the custodial parent with child support financial contributions, if ordered to do so by the court.
In determining child support, the following information is typically taken into consideration:
- Parental income
- Spousal support details
- Child care costs
- Medical expenses
- Other applicable obligations or expenses
- Children with special needs
Whether you’re in the middle of a divorce or a Suit Affecting the Parent-Child Relationship (SAPCR), our attorneys can assist in coming to a resolution that fits the needs of both you and your children.
Work With An Experienced, Supportive Child Support Attorney
With over four decades of experience, we can provide a knowledgeable perspective throughout the child support legal process. Notably, our founding attorney, Cicily Simms, served on the 1984 Texas Senate Blue Ribbon panel, which recommended child support guidelines to the Texas legislature.
Child support cases involve organizing and analyzing detailed facts and testimony into a brief, efficient presentation either in mediation or litigation. We are prepared to effectively represent the best interests of both you and your child on child support-related issues, whether the matter is resolved in or out of court.
Discuss Your Case With Us
Reach out to our firm to schedule an appointment with a lawyer from our office who is experienced in Texas child support cases. We offer reduced-fee initial consultations and are located conveniently close to the courthouse in downtown Austin, offering a comfortable setting and parking on-site.
Call 512-477-6462 or email us via our online contact form.