Notice:
DUE TO COVID-19, PHONE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO ALL POTENTIAL CLIENTS AND CURRENT CLIENTS THAT PREFER NOT TO MEET ONSITE. PLEASE DON’T HESITATE TO CALL US IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS!

Dedicated Representation Exclusively in Family Law Entrust your case to Attorney Paul Eads.

California Family Code

Family Code section 4053

4053

In implementing the statewide uniform guideline, the courts shall adhere to the following principles:

(a) A parent's first and principal obligation is to support his or her minor children according to the parent's circumstances and station in life.

(b) Both parents are mutually responsible for the support of their children.

(c) The guideline takes into account each parent's actual income and level of responsibility for the children.

(d) Each parent should pay for the support of the children according to his or her ability.

(e) The guideline seeks to place the interests of children as the state's top priority.

(f) Children should share in the standard of living of both parents.  Child support may therefore appropriately improve the standard of living of the custodial household to improve the lives of the children.

(g) Child support orders in cases in which both parents have high levels of responsibility for the children should reflect the increased costs of raising the children in two homes and should minimize significant disparities in the children's living standards in the two homes.

(h) The financial needs of the children should be met through private financial resources as much as possible.

(i) It is presumed that a parent having primary physical responsibility for the children contributes a significant portion of available resources for the support of the children.

(j) The guideline seeks to encourage fair and efficient settlements of conflicts between parents and seeks to minimize the need for litigation.

(k) The guideline is intended to be presumptively correct in all cases, and only under special circumstances should child support orders fall below the child support mandated by the guideline formula.

(l) Child support orders must ensure that children actually receive fair, timely, and sufficient support reflecting the state's high standard of living and high costs of raising children compared to other states.

Client Testimonials

  • “I recommend him to everybody! Thank you and God Bless!”

    Cee M.

  • “He is fair, honest, and very knowledgeable about all aspects of law.”

    Josh L.

  • “He was very sympathetic to my cause and was very reassuring when I needed his assistance. ”

    Albert N.

  • “Mr. Eads was able to help structure a settlement that allowed me to keep my business while sharing the business debts with my ex.”

    J.A.

  • “Mr Eads Esq is the best around. ”

    Chris T.

  • “Mr. Eads when to bat for me and in my opinion, hit a home run.”

    Veronica S.

  • “His knowledge of the law is impeccable. ”

    Anbu R.

  • “Paul is good at what he does. And that is simply family law. ”

    Thomas A.

  • “I am happy I found him and I recommend him to anyone in need of a family attorney.”

    Silvia M.

  • “If you want an excellent attorney with great rates, call Mr. Eads.”

    Roberto V.

  • “He answered all my questions and gave me options and was very polite.”

    Youdiski Z.

  • “Paul holds his clients needs as priority.”

    Lorraine F.

  • “Mr. Eads, you are a true master in your field and I will always be available should any of your prospective clients want to contact me as a reference.”

    Peter K.

  • “It was definitely a no hassle experience. Thank you!”

    Shannon R.

  • “You're in excellent hands when Mr. Paul Eads is in your corner!!!”

    Peggy P.