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Child Support Lawyers in California
You Need an Experienced Guide
Through the Maze of Laws


California laws can be very confusing, so it is important that you have one of the best child support lawyers in California to guide you.

Next to the issue of with whom your child will live and how much time will be divided between you and the other parent, the issue of most importance in the quality of life for all parties involved is child support.

Raising a child is expensive. For the custodial parent, the extra income for the child's needs is often crucial to maintain an appropriate standard of living. The money paid in child support by the non-custodial parent may greatly impact his/her lifestyle.

The California Court calculates the amount of child support to be paid using a formula based on certain criteria such as employment, income and expenses. There are ambiguities in the system, special circumstances are taken into consideration and individual concerns can be addressed.

What the Court looks at primarily to calculate the amount of child support is:

What You Need to
Consider When Looking for
a Child Support Attorney
in California

Naturally there are feelings involved in divorce cases, especially when there are children involved, but it is better for everyone if hostility is kept to a minimum. The best results for everyone happen when you and the other parent can agree before it goes before the Judge. Often these cases can be settled without going to court.

You may want to try divorce mediation. You both meet with a mediator who is neutral. He can give recommendations but cannot represent either of you in court. All three of you will talk with an open and free exchange of information.

The benefits of mediation are:

Experienced, Compassionate
and Tough
When Necessary

Robert Sedgwick has over 20 years experience as a divorce attorney in Folsom, California.

A skilled negotiator, he settles the vast amount of his cases without a trial, saving his clients time, money and trauma. Experienced in mediation as well as negotiation, he can work with the opposing attorney to arrive at a fair outcome.

But if the other side will not be reasonable, he is quite prepared to argue your issues aggressively with the court.

Call the Law Offices of Robert Sedgwick at (916) 608-8804 to discuss what options are the best for you.

Robert Sedgwick is one of the best child support lawyers in California.