The main factors determining the amount of assistance to be paid are the total monthly income of both parents and the number of children they share. The number of nights each parent has with the children also affects the need for child care. Additional factors such as the child`s medical, dental, psychological and educational needs are also taken into account. In addition, it is not uncommon for the child care agreement to specify the costs for which child care should be used. Often, these costs should be directly spent on the child`s education, and the agreement must impose it. Generally acceptable costs for a child care or medical care contract, health care and health insurance, school fees and school fees such as school supplies, medical expenses, payments for specific needs for other requirements. Finally, since it deals with costs, the agreement may indicate expenses, if at all, attributable to the parent of the entitled person the child receives. Childcare is designed to ensure that the child maintains an acceptable standard of living. All family allowances are for the well-being of the child. However, the non-paying parent may also benefit from a number of benefits. For example, family allowances may include the following. Once the parents have entered into the child support agreement, they can choose to have the document checked by their own lawyers and then sign it, either in front of their lawyers or before witnesses and a notary.
The agreement should then be filed with their district court so that a judge can approve and formalize the agreement. Parents should keep copies of this document to themselves in order to return in case of dispute, misunderstanding or desire to amend the agreement in writing. The Florida State Courts System Self-Help Center is your online guide to guide you through the justice system. The role of Self-Help Centre staff is to direct interested individuals to the self-help site, where they can explore the resources needed for representation, access to justice and other important resources. Self-help staff cannot provide legal advice or interpretation. The self-help site contains family law forms approved by the Florida Supreme Court.