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Important Child Support Information for Fathers


Fathers often struggle with issues of child support, including what to pay, when to pay, how to change child support amounts and what to do if they get behind in their child support payments. Find resources here to help dads find answers and handle the intricacies of child support.

1. Child Support Statistics

Statistics and information from the US Census Bureau about child support in America. Learn about the number of children and families receiving child support, poverty issues related to child support and how much child support is received by custodial families.

2. Family Law Glossary for Fathers

A glossary of legal terms that will be helpful for fathers to understand in a family law case involving them.

3. Finding and Selecting a Good Family Law Attorney

Dealing with family law matters such as divorce, custody, visitation and child support can be daunting, but having a good family law attorney represent you makes a big difference. Find out how to find, identify and select a reputable family law attorney who will represent your interests.

4. How is Child Support Calculated?

Child support is the most litigious aspect of a divorce case. Most issues that come up during the divorce process are resolved once and for all by the final decree of divorce but child support and issues surrounding it may go on for years after the divorce is final. Each state has it’s own laws and guidelines on how child support is calculated.

5. What You Need to Know About Child Support

Many fathers have lots of questions about child support: how it works, how it is calculated, and what happens if you fall behind or want to change the arrangements. This article offers answers to the most common questions about child support.
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