Child support is a very serious matter. Whether you are the parent paying or the parent receiving the child support payments, you are going to want to guarantee that your children are well taken care and that they receive everything that is necessary for them to lead happy and healthy lives.
There are laws in the state of California that ensure that both parties are not being taken advantage of in any way.
But you are also going to want to make sure that the amount being paid is correct. There are laws in the state of California that ensure that both parties are not being taken advantage of in any way. Meaning, there are laws to handle unpaid support and ways to handle the repayment of back support (arrears), and also specific ways to handle modifications and reductions to child support.
Take a look at our California child and spousal support calculator to get an idea of what you will be paying or receiving, and also take a look at this section to find out everything you need to know about child support in the state of California.