Dallas Child Support Lawyers

Fighting for Your Family’s Best Interests

Child support paymentChild support payments are determined by your custody arrangement and the amount of time each parent spends with the children. In general, the non-custodial parent is ordered to make child support payments to the custodial parent. There are many factors that can influence child support awards.

When you need a knowledgeable child support attorney in Dallas, call Capetillo Law PLLC for personalized legal advice. We will work hard to secure a fair child support payment plan. Contact us now to learn more!

Call (214) 506-0091 to learn how Texas law is likely to apply to your situation.

Understanding Texas Child Support Guidelines

Most states have guidelines for calculating child support payments. Texas considers the annual income of the non-custodial parent, the number of children, cost of monthly health insurance expenses, and who pays for health insurance coverage for the children. Inputting this information into the child support calculator provides a monthly payment amount for support.

Deviating from the Guidelines

In some situations, the amount of child support calculated using the guidelines is not appropriate and may need to be increased or decreased. It is possible to ask that the court adjust the amount of child support payments. The court will review a variety of factors to determine whether it is appropriate to increase or decrease child support awards.

Issues the court may consider include:

  • The child’s age and needs
  • Time each parent spends with the child
  • The financial resources of each parent
  • Health insurance expenses
  • Extraordinary educational or medical expenses
  • Childcare expenses
  • Post-secondary education expenses

Our child support lawyers in Dallas assists clients in determining child support during divorce proceedings. We will discuss your situation, explain how Texas law applies to your case, and fight for a fair child support arrangement.

When you are ready to discuss your situation with an attorney, please call (214) 506-0091 or complete our online contact form to schedule an appointment.

Meet Our Attorney

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    Kaitlin Capetillo
    Attorney Kaitlin Capetillo is known for providing personable and compassionate counsel. She deeply cares about what happens to clients once their cases are over, and plans her legal strategies with long-term goals in mind. Many of her clients have children and are concerned about how a divorce will affect their relationship. This is the most important aspect of a divorce for many people, and Attorney Capetillo keeps this in mind as she moves the case forward. However, priorities are different for every client, so you can rest assured that what’s most important to you is what’s most important to us.
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    We take the time to educate our clients; this allows you to be able to make the best decision for you and your family. 

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    No two cases are the same; every case is tailored strategically to fit your goals.

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