COVID-19: Your safety is our priority. Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, we are doing our part to keep our clients and team members safe and healthy. We are still open and accepting new cases everyday. However, during this time we will not be accepting drop offs and pickups from any of our Firm locations. The wheels of justice are still moving, but you can stay home while we fight for you.
People receiving a summons to pay child support should know that in Delaware, child support is based solely on income. Income is looked at based on what their employment should be, accounting for age, experience and job history – for both parties involved.
A formula – the Melson formula – is used to calculate all of this (it’s available online). Certain credits are allowed, such as union dues, insurance and taxes, but the Melson formula rules.