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If you are involved in what appears to be a cut-and-dry child support case and discover your spouse is hiding income or exaggerating expenses, you need the help of a seasoned child support attorney in Las Vegas.

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 At Law Practice, Ltd., we dig deep and attend to every detail to ensure that your children receive the support they deserve. From calculating income and expenses to modifying existing child support agreements, we will be at your side during a difficult time. 

With more than 30 years of legal experience, we are the dependable and solutions-oriented law firm that can help you achieve your goals.

Are you dealing with a child support matter in Las Vegas? Please, contact the experienced Las Vegas child support attorneys at Law Practice, Ltd. for high-quality legal representation today. We are available by calling (702) 899-2875 or online.

How is Child Support Is Determined in Nevada?

Like all states, Nevada determines child support through a set formula of income and expenses. Those numbers are plugged into the formula to generate a final amount. However, a child support arrangement is only as good as the data entered into the formula to determine it. 

People with unique circumstances – like business owners and self-employed professionals – will likely face certain challenges. What they make and what they report may differ.

NV's Tiered Income Scale for Child Support Payments

The percentages are based upon a tiered income scale. 

  • For example, in the case of primary physical custody for one child if the obligor’s GMI was $8,000 per month, the obligor would now pay 16% of the first $6,000 of GMI earned, which is calculated at $960 per month, and then pay 8% of the next $2,000, or $100, for a total monthly child support obligation of $1,060.

At Law Practice, Ltd., we work with financial and accounting experts to ensure that income and expense data are accurate. Joint custody of a child can lessen the amount of support. However, it is not appropriate for a parent to seek additional time with a child only to save a few dollars on support. 

  • We will help you understand your options 
  • Advise you on your rights
  • Help you pursue a child support arrangement that is in the best interests of your child

Can Child Support be Modified in Nevada? 

In Nevada, child support can be modified once every three years or sooner. The modification request will only be granted if you can show a substantial change in circumstances, such as:

  • A sudden job change or loss of work, impacting the paying spouse’s income
  • A parent may increase his or her share of parenting time, which would reduce the amount of child support he or she owes
  • The child's needs for health related expenses change substantially 

If you experience a change in your situation, we can help you seek a modification to lessen your financial obligation or oppose a request for modification.

When Does Child Support End in Nevada?

Nevada lawmakers have included explicit language regarding when a child support order is to be terminated. The statute explicitly states that an order pertaining to the payment of child support shall terminate once the child reaches 18 years old or, if still in high school, the order ends upon the child graduating high school or turning 19 years old

If more than one child is included in a child support order and the oldest child reaches 18 years of age or graduates high school, then a motion to modify the order must be filed to adjust the total amount of support for the un-emancipated minor children still remaining under the order.

Enforce a Child Support Order in Las Vegas

Our Las Vegas child support lawyers can also pursue action in court against a non-paying spouse. We can help you work with the District Attorney Family Support division (DAFS) to collect child support, or child support attorney in Las Vegas can represent you as you file a motion with the court asking a judge to enforce child support, which will hold the non-paying parent in contempt of court for not paying child support.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with our Las Vegas child support lawyers, give us a call at (702) 899-2875 today.


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    "My name is Ann E. Kolber and I am the founding member of Law Practice, Ltd. I have more than 30 years of legal and business experience and have developed extensive litigation skills over the course of my career. I pride myself in my ability to successfully negotiate the resolution of disputes whenever possible. I practice family law , focusing on high conflict custody matters, complex divorce litigation, uncontested proceedings and settlements, and pre- and post-marital agreements . I find great ..."

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