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Child Support

Child support is basedon the “Gross Income” of both parties. “Gross Income” includesincome from any source, with some exceptions. There are some additionalfactors incorporated into the child support calculation, such as healthinsurance, child care, and the number of overnights each parent has with thechildren. There are a few other factors that may apply and beincorporated into the child support calculation and those can be found on thechild support worksheet. 


When Should I file aMotion to Modify Child Support?

You may file a motionto modify child support if there is a substantial change in circumstances and amodification of the child support order would result in at least a 10 percentchange from the current child support order.