Child & Spousal Support Attorneys Santa Cruz County
The Family Law attorneys at Dawson, Passafuime, Bowden & Martinez represent the people of Santa Cruz County in Spousal Support and Child Support matters.
Spousal support, also called alimony, is money paid after a divorce or by one spouse to another in order to maintain that spouse’s standard of living that he or she experienced during the marriage. Spousal support can also be awarded while a divorce action is ongoing. The amount of spousal support is based on need, length of the marriage, and the ability of the other spouse to pay.
Child support is money paid by one parent to the other parent to take care of their child. Child support is determined by the relative incomes of the two parents using predetermined formulas.
At Dawson, Passafuime, Bowden & Martinez, our Child Support and Spousal Support attorneys can help you resolve disputes over support that arise from divorce or financial difficulties. Also, our Child and Spousal Support lawyers can help you establish support amounts or modify existing support in Santa Cruz County due to a material change in circumstances.