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Distribution & Payment of Child Support

Raleigh Child Support Attorney

When it comes to deciding matters of child support, it is important to be able to trust the attorney who is representing your case. At Hopper, Hopper & Mulligan, PLLC, we are able to stand by you throughout each step of your case to help ensure that your rights are protected and your children are adequately cared for.

At Hopper, Hopper & Mulligan, PLLC, our attorneys have more than 30 years of combined experience helping people maneuver the minefield of the divorce process, including matters involving support for the mutual children.

How is Child Support Determined?

Child support payments can be determined privately or by the courts. Once an agreement has been made, or the courts have authorized which party makes the payments, the amount and how often, what remains is the payments actually being made and distributed to the recipient. Usually, the noncustodial parent makes the child support payment to the custodial parent. There are various ways this can be done. If you are making these agreements privately, it is recommended that you utilize the services of a Raleigh divorce lawyer to help you.

If child support payments are worked out privately, the responsible parent can pay by check, money order, or automatic withdrawal from the account. Employer withholding can also be set up.

Employers can be authorized to withhold the amount of child support from the employee's wages, which are sent to North Carolina Child Support Centralized Collections. Those payments are then forwarded to the custodial parent.

Other sources for payment of child support include:

  • Unenployment compensation income
  • Social Security
  • Veterans disability benefits
  • Workers' compensation payments
  • Tax refunds

Professional Help to Secure Child Support Payments in Raleigh

Issues surrounding child support can become very complex. You need a knowledgeable and compassionate guiding hand to make the right decisions. We are here to protect your rights and help your child get the support needed. Learn more about how our assistance will smooth the way when you contact our Raleigh family lawyer today!

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