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Delaware Child Support

In a Delaware divorce, each parent has an equal responsibility to support any children from the marriage. When determining child support, the Delaware divorce court will consider the following factors:

  • Financial resources of the child
  • Standard of living the child would have enjoyed without a divorce
  • Age and health of the parents
  • Child's age, health and station
  • Estate and needs of the child
  • Each parent's earning capacity
  • Parents' amount and sources of income
  • Relative financial means of the parents

Get in touch with a local Delaware divorce attorney to learn more about child support and how circumstances of your divorce may affect the amount your can expect to pay or receive. Call 877-349-1310 or fill out a Delaware divorce case review to connect with local Delaware divorce lawyers today. Work with a Delaware divorce attorney to protect your child's financial future when filing for divorce.

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The above synopsis of Delaware divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local Delaware divorce lawyer in your area.

Delaware divorce laws were last updated July 2009.

Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.