It's important that you get the best possible financial settlement for yourself after divorce. Those who do not understand what they are entitled to receive are at a high risk of losing out and suffering financially as a result. The divorce settlement that you are able to secure can play a huge role in both your financial security and your quality of life for years to come.
If you are a biological parent but you do not have full custody of your child, the primary custodian may choose to file for child support. This means that they are requesting that you contribute financially to the upbringing of your child so that all of their needs can be met.