Rhode Island Child Support Attorney
Handling Child Support Matters in Kent County and Beyond
Child support is essential to ensure your children can maintain their living standards after a divorce. They should not suffer due to a decision to dissolve the marriage. In many cases, the Rhode Island child support guidelines are a perfectly acceptable way to determine support. In some child support cases, however, a closer look is required to ensure all parties are being cared for adequately.
At Assalone & Associates, LLC, our lead Rhode Island child support attorney has more than 27 years of family law experience helping Rhode Island individuals navigate the complexities of divorce. Child support can be an area of contention, but it is necessary to maintain the best interests of your children.
Experienced and Knowledgeable Child Support Lawyer in Rhode Island
Attorney Veronica Assalone is committed to tailoring her legal services to the needs of her clients. She is prepared to investigate your income carefully and that of your spouse to ensure that the appropriate amount of child support is awarded or paid. While many individuals will settle for an even split, there may be better options than this. Our Rhode Island child support lawyer will work diligently to ensure that your arrangement suits your family.
When Should I Hire a Child Support Lawyer?
It is highly recommended to have a Rhode Island child support lawyer when it comes to dealing with any child support order. However, depending on your understanding of your partner, even if you may not need them at the initial support hearing, there might be matters that can pop up in the future.
What Percentage Does Child Support Take in Rhode Island?
Courts in Rhode Island require a flat percentage of 25% of the non-custodial parent's income to pay the custodial parent in a child support order.
Attorney Assalone has a proven track record of winning cases for her clients in both criminal law and family law. Clients describe her as, “tough, brilliant, prepared, unintimidated, yet caring and compassionate and unstoppable.”
Can You Go to Jail for Not Paying Child Support in Rhode Island?
Suppose a parent or citizen under a child support obligation is determined to be contemptible by a Justice of The Rhode Island Family Court for not paying RI child support payments. In that case, the nonpaying parent could be sentenced daily to jail.
Our Rhode Island Child Support Lawyers Can Help You
Should you encounter a significant life change that alters your ability to pay or receive child support according to the original divorce decree, we are prepared to help you with child support modifications. In addition, if your former spouse has neglected to pay child support or you are being accused of failing to deliver, our attorneys can represent individuals facing enforcement issues.
Assalone & Associates’ skilled and top-rated child support lawyer lawyers in Rhode Island treat each child support case with the most significant attention and effort. Our legal team is here for you to protect your legal rights and achieve your goals.
Our senior attorney, Veronica Assalone, is proficient in Spanish, French, German, Italian and American Sign Language. Our office assistant speaks Spanish.
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A Sense of Belonging
We treat all of our clients with compassion, dignity, and respect. With our team approach, we really are all in this together and our clients experience the extraordinary difference and benefits of our unique approach to practicing law.
At most law firms, one lawyer will show up to represent you if your case goes to trial. With our team of lawyers, you get the entire team, as needed, for the cost of one lawyer. This provides excellent representation as well as a strong sense of support.
Because our attorneys each have unique backgrounds and skills, our team approach helps us make sure that every facet of your case is considered and covered. We also get to know you and your unique needs to build a case that meets your goals.
With most firms, one attorney will handle every aspect of your case, even the small things that could be handled much more efficiently by a junior lawyer or paralegal. We use the least expensive resources needed to get the job done and we pass these savings on to our clients.
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