Can child support be retroactive in Alabama?

Answer The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals decided in P.Y.W. vs. G.U.W., 2010609 (2002 to 2003) that awards for retroactive child support are proper. This is codified in Article 5 (Order of Retroactive Su... Read More »

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How does joint child custody affect child support in Alabama?

It depends on the type of joint custody. Custody is broken down into two subcategories- legal and physical. Legal custody is the ability to make decisions concerning the child and to act on the chi... Read More »

At what age does child support end in Alabama?

Child support is paid until the child reaches the age of majority, which in Alabama is 19 years of age. A court case establishing paternity in order to receive child support in Alabama can be start... Read More »

How is child support calculated in Alabama?

Child support in Alabama is calculated using the adjusted gross income of the supporter and number of children to determine the amount of support due.Applicable RulesTitle 30, Chapter 3 of the Alab... Read More »

What Will I Need for a Child Support Interview in Alabama?

Parents are legally obligated to provide financial support to children, regardless of who has custody. You are entitled to seek child support if the child lives with you. The Alabama Child Support ... Read More »