Child Support


Family Law
Law Office of Victor M. Castro
(408) 271-8733
Get Straight Answers About Child Support
Attorney Victor Castro has more than 35 years of experience representing clients involved in all types of issues relating to child support. According to California law, the father and mother of a minor child have an equal responsibility to support their child in a manner appropriate to the child’s circumstances.

Support imposed by the court continues until the child does one of the following:
Did you know?
Child support is calculated by a formula adopted by the legislature. The calculation is deemed a guideline calculation and must be ordered by the court — except in certain limited circumstances. Visitation rights cannot be tied to child support obligations.

Our firm is recognized for our knowledge, skill and commitment to helping our clients find the resolution to the most complex child support issues. It is essential to have a thorough knowledge of the facts of the case and the applicable laws to achieve the best results. We thoroughly prepare your case, taking care to provide accurate, timely legal counsel that you need. We always pursue reasonable agreements that best benefit the children. Contact the Law Office of Victor M. Castro before facing these huge decisions on your own.
Spousal support
Under California family law, spousal support is typically granted only after a court considers detailed circumstances. It is important to have knowledgeable, experienced representation during alimony negotiations. There are many factors that affect the outcome.

In ordering spousal support, the court considers all of the following circumstances:
In addition, a criminal conviction of an abusive spouse may also be considered by the courts, when deciding to reduce or eliminate spousal maintenance.


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