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Columbia Child Support Lawyer

Helping Families Understand Child Support Laws in South Carolina

In South Carolina, both parents are required to contribute to the well-being of their children, and this includes providing child support. Child support is meant to provide the child with the necessary expenses to cover their following needs:

  • Physical
  • Emotional
  • Medical
  • Educational

Typically, it is the parent without child custody, called the "non-custodial parent," who is responsible for paying child support to the parent that has custody, called the "custodial parent."

At Carrie Warner, Attorney at Law, our Columbia-based child support attorneys are focused on providing solution-driven counsel to help families achieve practical child support arrangements. We approach each case with the best interests of the children and parents in mind. Whether you are looking to receive child support payment or need to negotiate a fair payment to the other parent, our team can guide you through the process.

Don't navigate child support laws in SC alone. Get help from our Columbia child support attorney using our online form or by calling (803) 994-8171 today.

How Is Child Support Calculated in SC?

Under child support laws in SC, the amount of child support you will pay or receive depends on a variety of factors, including:

  • Monthly gross income of both parents
  • Monthly alimony received/paid by both parents
  • Number of other children in the home
  • Costs for health insurance, medical expenses, and child care costs

Protecting Your Child's Best Interests in South Carolina

Under South Carolina family law, child support can be one of the most disputed issues in a divorce. Both parents often disagree on what is a fair amount each should pay and receive. We understand the intricacies of determining child support and ways to resolve and mediate between these conflicts. When both parents continue their disputes, it is often the children who suffer.

Our Columbia child support attorney is committed to steering you towards the most amicable, prompt, and reasonable solution possible so you can move forward with the next chapter of your life.

Our Columbia child support lawyer is here to support you. Call our office at (803) 994-8171 to begin your child support case with an experienced legal advocate on your side.

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