Pittsburgh Child Support Lawyer
To make an appointment with an Allegheny County Child Support Lawyer, please call (412) 540-2400. You can also fill out this contact form, and one of our attorneys will contact you shortly.
At the Law Office of Allison Gaffen, we pride ourselves on our ability to make our clients feel comfortable discussing personal matters with us. Open communication with one’s attorney is vital in family court, especially when personal matters are at issue. Our firm policy is to return client calls and emails promptly and to keep you informed about your child support case.
Pennsylvania Child Support Law
Pennsylvania follows an income shares model for child support. You can access the Pennsylvania Child Support guidelines online. The court will consider both parties monthly net incomes when determining a child support order. Other factors that can be considered include shared custody, child care expenses, extracurricular activity expenses, medical expenses, health insurance premiums, and mortgage payments.
Support Order Enforcement
If you fail to pay child support, the order can be enforced through the following remedies:
Modification of a Child Support Order
There are numerous reasons that a child support order can be modified, including but not limited to, changes in income, changes in custody, private school tuition, and the Support Guidelines changing. It is wise to consult with an attorney to determine if your child support order may be eligible for a modification. This is especially important if support contempt proceedings have been initiated against you, due to nonpayment.
To make an appointment with a Pittsburgh Child Support Attorney, please call us at (412) 540-2400 or contact us online.
Law Office of Allison Gaffen
The Arrott Building
401 Wood Street, Suite 414
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 540-2400
Fax: (412) 540-3355