Child Support

Grand Rapids Child Support Attorney

Experienced Child Support Representation in Grand Rapids

Whether you are a mother or a father seeking support, the attorneys at McShane & Bowie understand the challenges you face and are prepared to represent your interests. We have years of experience helping families through divorce and other family-related matters. We have helped many families resolve their issues and can help you do the same.

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Understanding Michigan's Child Support Calculation

Child support in Michigan is calculated using a formula established by state law. The formula takes into account several key factors, including the income of both parents, the number of children involved, custody arrangement, as well as the child’s health care and childcare costs.

It's important to note that Michigan follows an "income shares" model, which involves assessing the total combined income of both parents and establishing each parent's proportionate contribution based on their income percentage.

While there is a formula for child support in Michigan, it only serves as a guideline -- the retains the discretion to adjust the support amount if it determines such a modification is in the child's best interests.

Consult a Grand Rapids Lawyer for Your Child Support Needs

Understanding the intricacies of child support is vital for navigating divorce. Our dedicated support lawyers in Grand Rapids McShane & Bowie are here to guide you through this often complex process.

We are committed to advocating for your child's best interests and ensuring that the child support arrangement aligns with your unique circumstances. With our experience and expertise in Michigan family law, we can provide the clarity and support you need during this challenging time.

If you have questions or require assistance regarding child support, please don't hesitate to reach out for a consultation. We are here to help you secure a brighter and more stable future for your child.

Need assistance with child support? Contact our Grand Rapids team for expert legal advice.

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