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St. Louis Child Support Attorneys

St. Louis County Child Support Attorney

St. Charles County Child Support Attorney

Keeping in Mind Your Family's Best Interest:
If you have Children, you want their lives to be impacted as minimally as possible.  One way to mitigate the impact of your divorce on your children is to work with an attorney who understands how to protect their best interest.  At our firm, we are committed to your family's needs throughout the entire divorce process.

The Coulter Law Firm, is located in St. Louis and serves the Eastern Missouri area in a variety of family law matters, including child support and child support modifications.  Led by an attorney with more than a decade of legal experience, we are knowledgeable of the law and can offer our clients practical and effective solutions to their legal matters.

Child Support:
All our clients agree that they should support their children.  The question that is always asked by a client is, “How much?”

Many factors go in to the child support calculation.  Some of them are:

  • Does my child need daycare?
  • What about tuition for preschool through college?
  • Who pays for health insurance?
  • Does the other parent have to contribute?
  • What if I have a Special Needs Child?

At The Coulter Law Firm, LLC, we have extensive experience in answering questions related to child support.  We understand that you want the divorce process to impact your children as minimally as possible.  The Coulter Law Firm, LLC works with our clients toward this goal.

Our attorneys advocate for our clients and always keep the best interests of their children at the forefront of the divorce process.  Understanding how child support factors into the entire divorce picture is one of the most important aspects of resolving a case.  The Coulter Law Firm, LLC is committed to achieving the best results for our clients and their children.

How is Child Support Calculated:
In Missouri, child support is calculated based on both parents' incomes, as well as consideration of other factors including:
  • Child care costs
  • Health care costs
  • Extraordinary medical expenses
  • Special needs of a child
  • Talents and athletic abilities of a child
  • College costs
Child support is often necessary in order to address the needs of your child.  To adequately address the needs of your child requires the attention of a knowledgeable attorney.  At our firm, we take the time to understand your family's situation, so we can fully advocate for you and your child's best interest.