Child Support

The family law attorneys at Hightower Reff Law can help you and your family reach an agreement that protects your children after divorce. Contact us to discuss your child support situation and get answers to your questions.

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Committed Child Support Lawyers in Omaha

Although child support can be an emotional and incredibly contentious issue, the family law attorneys at Hightower Reff Law work hard to help you and your family reach a solution that protects the interests of your children. If an agreement can’t be reached, we put our trial skills to work and fight for you in court.

 

Our Child Support Process

We take great care to make the child support process as straightforward as possible for our clients. With compassion and expertise, we guide you through the following steps:

  1. Open a case with the county. If you’re going through divorce proceedings with children involved, this case will be included in our standard procedure.
  2. Confirm both parents are reachable by the state, meaning your mailing address and contact information are up-to-date.
  3. Establish paternity and/or maternity.
  4. File and enforce the court order to begin collecting payments.
  5. Request modifications to your support order as needed (either three years after the order is decreed or if a parent has a substantial life change).

Child Support Services

According to Nebraska law, parents have an obligation to provide financial support for their children. In custody cases, this means providing child support payments to help with the expenses that come with raising a child. We can help you to initiate child support via a court order or modify an existing child support order.

Related Child Support Services

We provide comprehensive representation in divorce and family cases. So, if you’re facing divorce or family law issues beyond child support, we’re here to help with confident representation.

Divorce

We handle all your legal issues while going through a separation so that you can focus on your emotional well-being.

Child Custody

Some divorces or break-ups run smoothly until the conversation regarding child custody begins. Let us help.

Our family law attorneys at Hightower Reff Law

Find compassionate, professional advocacy when you’re represented by our Omaha family law attorneys. We’re here to guide you through the child support process into your next stage in life.

Susan Reff Attorney at Law

Partner

Sarah Hart Attorney at Law

Associate

Isabella Hunt

Associate

Tara Wrighton Attorney at Law

Associate

Frequently Asked Questions

Why do we need to have a child support order?

Your child has a legal right to financial support from both parents. A child support order helps ensure both parents are financially supporting their children.

How do I know that the amount of the child support order is fair?

Fair child support is determined based on the state’s established guidelines. Factors that influence the amount of child support include the income of both parents, the cost of the child’s needs, the age and number of children in your case, and more.

What if the other parent is not paying what the court ordered?

There are a variety of methods child support agencies use to enforce child support orders, such as wage withholding and tax offsets. If these methods fail, you can file a motion for contempt and take the parent to court. Talk with our knowledgeable staff today for help pursing legal action.

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We can offer you an estimate for what you may receive in child support payments.
Call us today or schedule a time to chat with one of our experienced family law attorneys.

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