Overnights can be a determining factor in how significant a child support payment may be in a divorce. Parents often pursue ridiculous parenting plans with the notion they are saving money or getting more money because of the overnights with the children.
Parents often overlook the costs of extra childcare or meals and basic everyday needs of children that they pay instead of or in addition to child support.
At Teddi Ann Barry, P.C., with a special focus on saving children and restructuring families successfully, we strive to help our clients negotiate parenting plans. We negotiate parenting plans that most closely resemble the time the children spent with each parent before the divorce. When possible, we work out the financial components to making sure the children’s financial needs are met without unreasonable draining of either parent’s now single income.
As children get older, and their needs and relationships with their parents change. Child support and parenting time also need to be modified. Whether because a 10% change in either parent’s income or the amount of overnights changes, child support modification and parenting time must be considered together.
Please give us a call if you have any questions or concerns about Parenting time relating to child support.
Call 720-722-0776 or Email us
GROSS INCOME ISSUES The gross income of each party and what percentage each has of the combined gross income is the first determination. This amount explains how much money the family had to support the children of the divorce and need for child support.
§14-10-115 of the Colorado Revised Statutes provides a comprehensive list to determine gross income. You can review the list here but it’s always best to work with a qualified attorney on the issue. Income can be complicated especially when there are complex assets. Read More
DEVIATION & EXTRA-ORDINARY EXPENSES In cases where the parents’ combined income exceeds a certain amount, or a parenting plan is negotiated with the idea that the children’s needs can be met for a lesser amount – or on a rare occasion a greater amount – the parents can ask the Court to deviate from the amount computed for the child support worksheet. Read More
CHILD SUPPORT CALCULATOR While anyone can input the numbers into the worksheet, the legal expertise is necessary to know what numbers you should be using and how.
Not only is there the number of overnights to consider, but…
~ Is the same overnight schedule best for different kids?
~What is each parent’s gross income?
~ Who is paying health insurance and what are the deductibles etc. for the plans?
~Is that parent who is paying health insurance actually paying or is in an employee benefit?
Teddi Ann Barry PC Features
When you decide to Divorce in Colorado, call Teddi Ann Barry, PC. Our mission is to resolve your family legal matters, quickly, efficiently, and in the most cost-effective manner possible. We have experience in all areas of family law, including high conflict litigation when necessary and permitted by Colorado Law
Teddi Ann Barry PC Family Law attorneys have offices throughout the state of Colorado, specifically including Denver, Cherry Creek, Vail, Avon, Steamboat. Our Home office is located in Denver at 899 Logan Street, Suite 203 Denver, CO 80203. Our phone number at this location is 720-722-0776. Our Vail location is at 30 W. Benchmark Road, Suite 214, Avon, CO 81620 970-949-0776.
Teddi Ann Barry PC focuses exclusively on Family law matters including, Divorce, Legal Separation, Mediation and Settlement Conferences, Common Law Marriage, Maintenance, Child Support, Parental Responsibility, Parenting time, Child Custody, Modifications, Paternity, Step-Parent Adoptions, Collaborative Law, Non-traditional Families and Pre and Post Nuptial agreements.
Our mission is to resolve your family legal matters, quickly, efficiently and in the most cost effective manner possible. We have experience in all areas of family law, including high conflict litigation when necessary and permitted by Colorado law.
Please call us for a private complimentary consultation call us in Denver, Colorado at 720-722-0776 or our Vail-Avon office and surrounding mountain communities at 970-949-0776.
The materials on this website are provided for informational purposes only. They do not constitute legal advice nor do they necessarily reflect the opinions of Teddi Ann Barry, P.C. or any of its attorneys or clients. There is no implicit guarantee that this information is correct, complete, or up to date.
This website is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship between you and Teddi Ann Barry, P.C. You should not act or rely on any information in this website without seeking the advice of an attorney. Unless you are a current client of Teddi Ann Barry, P.C., please do not send any confidential information by email. If you are not a current client and send an email to an individual at Teddi Ann Barry, P.C., you acknowledge that we have no obligation to maintain the confidentiality of any information you submit to us, unless we have already agreed to represent you or we later agree to do so.
Thus, we may represent a party adverse to you, even if the information you submit to us could be used against you in a matter, and even if you submitted it in a good faith effort to retain us. In some jurisdictions, this website may be considered advertising. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon written information about qualifications and experience.
Teddi Ann Barry, P.C. has endeavored to comply with all known legal and ethical requirements in compiling this website. Teddi Ann Barry, P.C. does not desire to represent clients based upon their review of any portions of this website that do not comply with legal or ethical requirements.
Various articles and pages on this website contain links to other resources on the Internet. Those links are provided as aids to help you identify and locate other Internet resources that may be of interest, and are not intended to state or imply that Teddi Ann Barry, P.C. sponsors, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in the links.
To the extent the State Bar Rules in your jurisdiction require us to designate a principal office and/or a single attorney responsible for this web site, Teddi Ann Barry, P.C. designates its office in Denver, Colorado, USA as its principal office and Teddi Ann Barry, Esq. as the attorney responsible for this website.