Family Lawyer in Tampa Gary Dolgin Explains New Child Support Laws in Florida Regarding Adult Dependent Children

Child support laws in Florida regarding adult dependent children have changed as of July 1, 2023. The new law states:

“In determining the amount of support to be paid after a dependent adult child as defined in s. 61.1255(2)(a) reaches the age of 18, the specific terms and conditions of such support, and the rights and duties of both parents with respect to the support, the court shall determine and consider all of the following:

(a) The dependent adult child’s income and assets.

(b) Any existing and future needs of the dependent adult child which are directly related to his or her mental or physical incapacity and the substantial care and personal supervision directly required by or related to that incapacity.

(c) Whether a parent or other person pays for or will pay for the care or supervision of the dependent adult child or provides or will provide substantial care or personal supervision to the dependent adult child himself or herself.

(d) The financial resources available to each parent for the support, care, and supervision of the dependent adult child.

(e) Any other financial resources or other resources or programs available for the support, care, and supervision of the dependent adult child.”

If you have any questions regarding the new Florida family laws, we are here to help you.

With over 33 years of experience in all aspects of divorce and family law, being a Board Certified Expert in Marital and Family Law by the Florida Bar, and being a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator, Gary Dolgin has the expertise you need when facing divorce or any type of family law issue.

To schedule a consultation with Gary S. Dolgin, Attorney At Law, call (813) 999-2772 and it will be our pleasure to help you.

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