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How Is Child Support Calculated in New Hampshire?

Child support does not fall on a parent based on gender, but how much the parent earns. Most often, the parent who earns more is obligated to pay support, but there are exceptions to this. In New Hampshire, support is calculated through a specific formula.

This formula takes the following, and more, into consideration:

  • Incomes of both parents
  • Number of children
  • Child care expenses

At Brennan Lenehan Iacopino & Hickey, our attorneys understand that you want the best for your child. Even though he or she might be the priority, child support can still become a difficult and tense part of your divorce. Whether you are seeking child support or providing it, legal help is a must in order to protect your interests as well during this time.

Learn more about your options by contacting us at (603) 734-5461.

Am I Obligated to Pay College Expenses?

Over the last several years, the issue of the payment of college expenses has seen many changes. Prior to a statutory change in February of 2004, the trial court had broad discretionary powers to order parental contribution toward college education expenses.

Now, parents are not obligated to support their children past the age of 18, or past their completion of high school, whichever comes last. In some cases, parents come to an agreement about college support which can be approved by the court.

Serving New Hampshire Since 1975. Call Today.

Our family law firm has helped families throughout the State of New Hampshire navigate complicated legal cases since 1975. Discuss your case with an experienced Manchester child support lawyer to find out what your options are.

We are proud to provide personal service that exceeds our clients’ expectations and has led to numerous awards and recognition. To better serve our clients, we offer bilingual representation. Although we have the resources and bandwidth of a much larger firm, we keep things personal. In fact, we pride ourselves on the level of personal and individualized service that our clients from all walks of life can expect. Our goal is to be your biggest support and strongest advocate from start to finish in your case.

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