Child Support 411

Child support is a sensitive issue. Every parent, even after a divorce, wants to make sure his or her child is cared for and has the proper finances to do so.

By Statute

Alabama has enacted straightforward legislation about child support payments post divorce. Attorneys play a vital role by getting all the information and documents ready that are required by Rule 32 Alabama Child Support Guidelines. Parkman & White has Birmingham family law attorneys who will guide you through the Rule 32 requirements. However, the rule itself creates a very specific formula, which allows most children to get the support they deserve.

 What the Courts consider

Alabama courts look at a variety of factors when considering the amount a child support necessary for the child’s livelihood.

  • Parental income
  • Health care costs
  • Child care costs
  • Custody agreements
  • Other child support exceptions