Support Calculators

California courts use software that determines the amount of child support. These calculations are used statewide, whether you live in Alameda County, Santa Clara County, or San Mateo County, etc. These programs are available online for free.

The state of California has provided this service to the public:

california.gov

These calculations will generally cost you money when prepared by your attorney. There is a “first time” charge in the $100.00 range. Some attorneys will assist you for the limited purpose of helping establish child support

Author: Vivian Carlson

Lawyer and Mediator Vivian C. Carlson represents clients in Santa Clara County, San Mateo County and Alameda County in divorce, custody, and estate matters. She advocates early dispute resolution of family law matters through mediation. Read her article on Mediation.