The reason obtaining a fair amount of child support can be challenging is that it can be difficult to obtain proof of both parties’ income. A judge will need to see or hear evidence about how much both parties earn. Unless you have proof that the other party is lying, a judge will typically accept the party’s testimony as true. This is why it is critical to obtain documents, such as paystubs, from the other party. A lawyer can help you with the information gathering process, which is typically the most important part of the case.
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