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Child Support Before Custody Agreement

Custody and sustenance of children are two different things, and parents need to understand these things before trial. There are two essential things in detention, first, physical custody that determines that the children live and with whom it lives and the parent who receives the visit. The second is custody, where the parent has the right to make important decisions about the child`s life. The court may order an exclusive or joint custody agreement. Member States have a certain margin of discretion in defining these directives, which means that the maintenance required for children can vary considerably from one country to another (even in the same circumstances). One of the biggest misunderstandings most people have about the court is that they prefer the mother. The court`s decision will always be in the best interests of the child, and factors such as race, gender, physical ability or financial status have no bearing on the child. The general belief that the court favours the mother for custody is therefore old and is not followed by the court. Now, the role of parents is changing since fathers can take on the dynamic character of reference persons in the family and they can also compete for full custody of the child.

Most of the time, the extent of the conflict between the parents is at the root of all the problems for a child in the future. Parents who are really looking for the well-being of their children should therefore try to resolve conflicts quickly. This often results in a situation where the amount of maintenance granted to the child is not sufficient, both for the custodial parent to raise a child, and too much for the non-custodial parent to pay while trying to maintain his or her own household. The other method of calculating assistance uses the combined income of both parents to determine the needs of the children. Each party is expected to contribute to these needs in relation to the income of that party to the total income of both parties. In addition to custody decisions, the judge will likely also make child support orders. Remember that a support order for custody and visiting children is separate, so you cannot refuse to let the other parent see the children simply because he or she does not pay court-ordered support. .

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