Child Support In Minnesota

Minnesota child support guidelines help determine an amount. However, in cases of self-employment, underemployment or unique custody situations, those calculations can be complex. Also at times, the county may have calculated the support incorrectly and an attorney's help is needed to point out the error for a more appropriate child support order. An attorney can advocate for you to achieve the best possible result.

Located in Elk River, Hess & Jendro Law Office's attorneys often handle family law matters, including child support. During our free initial conversation and as the case unfolds, we work with you to determine a realistic and fair goal for child support. A well-prepared lawyer with knowledge of child support rules and family law issues can provide strong representation, both in the courtroom and negotiations with opposing party.

Points To Consider In Child Support

There are a number of considerations that go into calculating child support. These include:

  • The gross income of both parents
  • Number of children each parent is already obligated to support
  • Medical and dental costs for the children
  • Child care costs
  • The amount of public assistance benefits the parent receives (if any)

Finding A Support Solution

Child support is different from custody or alimony. Every divorced or single parent's objective in determining child support is to do what is right for the child, including considering how much money each parent has available to care for the child whether or not they are in their care. This goal upholds their parental, legal and moral responsibilities as a parent regardless of whether the couple was once married or never married. Each family's circumstances are different, so we tailor our representation to best serve the individual client and child.

Contact Our Knowledgeable Child Support Attorneys To Learn More

Call Hess & Jendro Law Office, P.A., today at 763-200-6626 or contact us online for a free consultation to discuss your child support needs. We serve clients from the suburbs and the Twin Cities and throughout Central Minnesota, providing personalized and caring service. Let us take responsibility for your legal needs and relieve you of the legal and courtroom stresses.