Child support can be a challenging and emotional issue for any parent, but it can be especially complicated for those who have a disability. In California, child support laws aim to ensure that both parents contribute to the financial well-being of their child, regardless of any disability they may have. However, navigating these laws can be overwhelming, and it is essential to have the right legal representation to protect your rights.
The Law Offices of Rick D. Banks has provided dedicated representation and compassionate counsel to clients in Fresno and the surrounding area for child custody matters for more than 20 years. With extensive experience in disability and child support law, their team of attorneys can help you navigate the complex legal system and ensure that your rights are protected.
Disability and Child Support Laws in California
Under California law, child support is calculated based on each parent’s income, as well as the amount of time each parent spends with the child. This means that a parent’s disability does not necessarily exempt them from paying child support, as long as they have an income.
If a parent with a disability has a source of income, such as disability benefits or a pension, this income will be factored into the child support calculation. However, the court may take the parent’s disability-related expenses into account when determining the amount of child support owed. These expenses may include medical expenses, equipment, and transportation costs related to the parent’s disability.
Additionally, if a parent’s disability prevents them from working or earning an income, they may be exempt from paying child support. However, it is important to note that the court may impute income to a disabled parent if they believe the parent is capable of working but chooses not to.
The Law Offices of Rick D. Banks can help you understand your rights and obligations under California’s disability and child support laws. Their attorneys have experience representing clients with a variety of disabilities, including physical disabilities, mental health conditions, and chronic illnesses. They can help you navigate the court system, negotiate with the other parent, and ensure that your child’s best interests are protected.
Protecting Your Rights with The Law Offices of Rick D. Banks
Navigating disability and child support laws can be overwhelming, but the right legal representation can make all the difference. The Law Offices of Rick D. Banks has a proven track record of success in helping clients protect their rights and achieve their goals.
Their attorneys understand the unique challenges that come with having a disability and are committed to providing compassionate and effective representation. They can help you understand your rights and obligations under California law, negotiate with the other parent, and ensure that your child’s best interests are protected.
If you are facing a child support issue and have a disability, don’t hesitate to contact The Law Offices of Rick D. Banks. With more than 20 years of experience, they have the knowledge, skills, and compassion to help you achieve a positive outcome.
Schedule a No Obligation Consultation Today
At The Law Offices of Rick D. Banks, they understand that every case is unique. That’s why they offer a no obligation consultation to help you understand your rights and options.
During your consultation, their attorneys will listen to your concerns, answer your questions, and provide you with the information you need to make informed decisions about your case. They will work with you to develop a strategy that is tailored to your specific needs and goals.
To schedule a no obligation consultation with The Law Offices of Rick D. Banks, call (559) 272-8421 today. Their team is ready to help you protect your rights and achieve a positive outcome in your child support case.