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Child support is often seen as a contentious topic. You might have been involved in a messy divorce that did not end up well. If you feel like you’re paying more than you should, there is always the option of requesting the terms of the divorce. This will only be possible in 12 months after the orders have been issued by the court. You can always consult with a divorce attorney Mesa so as to be aware of the options that are available. If you think you’re paying a lot of money for child support, you’ve probably not heard out outrageous payments being made by celebrities.

Tom Cruise

Apart from acting, Tom Cruise is also famous for practicing Scientology. He is an award-winning actor with decades of experience in film. Tom Cruise was ordered by the court to pay $33,000 a month to the wife Kate Holmes to support their kid named Suri. Cruise is also responsible for expenses such as medical, dental, and educational.

Britney Spears

Britney Spears divorced her husband Kevin Federline in 2007. The two had two sons together. Britney had to pay $110,000 in legal services. In addition, she was ordered to pay $20,000 in child support. The ex-husband successfully petitioned an increase in child support in 2019 and Spears got to keep the residency in the Las Vegas strip.

Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen has coated controversy ever since he came to the limelight. There was even a time he used to pay a total of $110,000 a month in child custody. This is for two different women, ex-wives Denise Richards and Brooke Muller who were each receiving $55,000.

Brendan Fraser

For a brief stint, Brendan Fraser was the go-to person for A-list Hollywood movies. He has played leading roles in George of the Jungle and the Mummy. Afton Smith was enjoying $75,000 in child support for some period before Brendan requested a modification when his career started to wane. Smith did not let it lie that easy as she countered claiming that Fraser had more than $9 million in assets which he never declared.

Alex Rodriguez

If you love baseball then you’ve probably heard of Alex Rodriguez. He was once one of the highest-paid New York Yankee players. The court ordered Rodriguez to pay $115,000 per month to his ex-wife Cynthia in child support. In 2018, Rodriguez filed for a petition to have the amount reduced as he was retiring from the MLB.

Do You Have Children and Considering Filing For Divorce?

There is a high chance that you’ll have to deal with child support payments if you’ll be filing for divorce. You will need to get in touch with an experienced attorney so that you’re getting the best possible outcome for the divorce case. An expert lawyer will look at both your interests and that of the child when coming up with a defense. To learn more about child support, visit

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