Amundson Law Office, a law firm based in Eagan, MN that provides divorce and family law services, wants to inform people that they also offer Dakota County child support attorney services, including spousal maintenance issues. This firm is focused on family law issues, especially divorce, and offers a free consultation so that an individual going through the difficult and often emotional process can comprehend how the law applies to his or her particular situation. Spousal maintenance and child support issues are vital issues during divorce and some issues may remain after the divorce. That is why the firm is ready to provide the necessary legal services for those who have child support and spousal maintenance concerns after divorce.
In Minnesota, the law on child support is based on the idea that a child has the right to benefit from the income of both parents, regardless of whether the parent is custodial or non-custodial. Therefore, they are concerned more about the income of the non-custodial parent rather than the specific need of the child. And even if the custodial parent happens to be well-off, or even a billionaire, the non-custodial parent is still mandated to pay child support according to Minnesota law. For this reason, Minnesota’s child support guidelines are based on the income of the non-custodial parent. Although there are many factors to be considered by the court of law in determining the actual amount of child support required, in most cases, the amount is calculated based on child support guidelines. Basically, the amount of child support is based on the non-custodial parent’s net income and the number of children, with a cap of $6,975.
Amundson Law Office offers free initial consultation for those who are facing spousal maintenance and child support issues and require legal help. Previously, spousal maintenance or alimony, was awarded to stay-at-home mothers. However, the courts had to reexamine spousal maintenance in view of the rise of dual-income households and changes in society. At present, courts have to make sure that they evaluate the specific financial situation of each divorcing couple rather than base their decisions on archaic gender roles.
In some cases, child support and spousal maintenance issues are “reserved,” which means that they will be considered at a later time and date. This will require additional legal assistance. For those who are being presented with a proposed settlement where child support and spousal maintenance will be reserved, it is advisable to check with an experienced lawyer to make sure it is the best option for their particular situation.
Lisa Amundson, lawyer at Amundson Law Office, says, “If you are facing a child support or spousal maintenance issue and need help, take advantage of our free initial consultation by contacting one of our locations. I am an attorney licensed to practice law in all Minnesota District and Federal courts. And I have obtained certification as a Guardian ad Litem for the State of Minnesota in Dakota County and previously passed the State of Minnesota's test to sit as a Child Support Magistrate. You can request a consultation by filling out the online form on our site.”
Lisa Amundson graduated cum laude from Saint Cloud State University with a B.A. and later obtained her J.D. from Hamline University’s law school in Saint Paul, Minnesota. She is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association, Dakota County Bar Association, and the Family Law section. She has also received additional training and experience in the family law sector as a Financial Early Neutral Evaluator (FENE), a Social Early Neutral Evaluator (SENE), and a Rule 114 mediator.
She will be working with the client to completely comprehend his or her situation in order to provide the answers to any questions that the client may have. The initial consultation provided to the client for free will provide the client the opportunity to ask questions and to find out if the law firm is appropriate for his or her situation.
Those who require the services of a child support attorney in Dakota County can check out the Amundson Law Office website, or contact them on the telephone or through email.
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