On average in the United States, parents with custody of their children receive around $311 per month, that is an average of $3,770 yearly. However, a large amount of court ordered child support goes unpaid. Some $37.9 billion was owed in child support during 2011.
Especially during a lengthy divorce, each party?s circumstances may drastically change. Even if a divorce has been completed for several years, raises and periods of unemployment can be common. These changes may effect the amount paid or received in child support cases.
To avoid back payments of child support, it may be wise to seek child custody legal advice if there are drastic changes in your income. Do not try to avoid paying child support. Many non custodial parents have to pay a portion of their income to the Read More
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