For professional athletes, whose years of hard work and dedication have
paid off, success is often marred by those who take advantage of their
fame and fortune. One of the most common issues that professional football
and basketball players face are unplanned pregnancy scandals that result
in highly-priced child support judgments.
At The Graves Law Firm, we know that child support cases are complex enough
without the added public attention of sports media, and we employ our
experience, discretion, and efficiency to handle your case quickly and
Our first priority when representing a professional athlete is to establish
paternity, to ensure that your rights are acknowledged and protected.
Once paternity has been established, we will then go to work to ensure
that the mother of your child does not take advantage of your fortune.
While courts will consider the income of the paying party when determining
an appropriate child support payment, our job is to ensure that your financial
resources are not exhausted and that you do not end up with an overpriced judgment.
Child support should be enough to cover the following:
- Medical Care
- Entertainment and extracurricular activities
Pursuing Custody & Visitation
Of course, beyond negotiating an acceptable child support judgment, our
Los Angeles attorneys also understand that, as a father, you have certain
rights to your child. Should you wish to pursue child custody or visitation,
our team of family lawyers can provide aggressive legal advocacy to help
you fight for your parental rights.