Naples divorce attorney Russell Knight explains how child support works in Florida


Naples divorce attorney Russell Knight publishes a new article ( outlining how child support works for children in Florida. According to the attorney, Florida state law governs child support whether or not the parents divorce.

According to the Naples divorce attorney, “Florida allows the court to enter child support orders and provides guidelines on what child support orders must include. award child support in an amount consistent with the guidelines of section 61.30 of Florida law.

The attorney explains that Florida’s child support guidelines follow a certain formula. Each parent’s share of child support will be determined by their net monthly income. This means that if a parent does not have 20% of the nights, then that would be the percentage of child support that the non-custodial parent has to pay.

Attorney Russell Knight stresses the need to establish one’s net worth before reducing child support. Many deductions can be taken from gross income. These deductions can include mandatory union dues (exclusion payments to cover minors), health insurance payments (exclusion payments for coverage), federal insurance contributions, and self-employment tax.

In the article, the lawyer claims that parents who spend more time with their children may also be subject to deductions. This is a complicated formula that will vary depending on the parents’ situation.

In addition, Attorney Knight also mentions some reasons why child support may be reduced. This is the amount deducted for child care or health care. Due to either party’s health expenses, child support may be reduced. Additional bonds can be added for babysitting or child care.

Finally, Attorney Knight stresses the importance of having a qualified attorney who may be able to help explain the complexities of child support in Florida. Having an experienced lawyer may be able to help the client understand their child support rights and responsibilities.

About Russell Knight Law Firm

The law firm of Russell Knight was established in 2009 by divorce attorney Russell D. Knight. The lawyer’s love for family law is demonstrated by the numerous articles written personally by the lawyer. Russell is a licensed attorney throughout Florida and Illinois. The attorney has a bi-state legal practice and employs an entire team of paralegals and attorneys in both states of Chicago, Illinois, and Naples, Florida. Contact them today at (239) 202-0455.

Law Firm of Russell Knight

1415 Panther Ln #218, Naples, FL 34109, USA

(239) 202-0455


For more information about the law firm of Russell Knight, contact the firm here:

Law Firm of Russell Knight
Russell D. Knight
(239) 202 0455
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1415 Panther Ln #218, Naples, FL 34109, USA


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