For couples in Virginia who have been experiencing difficulties in their marriages, it is not uncommon for one or both persons to begin considering asking for a divorce. Thoughts of ending a marriage may well be in the minds of a spouse for some time before they ever choose to utter it to their partner. During this time, some people try to think about ways to protect themselves if they should proceed with a divorce and for some, this may entail trying to hide some financial assets.
In Virginia, the amount of money due in child support is determined on a case-by-case basis. However, the initial court decision may no longer be valid if the unique circumstances that led to it change. Russell W. Ray, PLLC, is here to discuss the situations in which child support payment amounts can be altered.
Divorcing couples with children often quickly realize that almost every aspect of their childrens' lives require some amount of consideration. Your planning process has the potential to be overwhelming, even with attempts by legislators to simplify child support through standardization of payment calculation. Nevertheless, focusing on some of the major points could reduce conflict in the future, speed the process and safeguard the emotional well-being of everyone involved. We are ready to advise with considered, case-by-case analysis here at the Virginia office of Russell W. Ray, PLLC.