Frequently Asked Questions

What determines how much child support I have to pay?

How your child support amount is set varies from State to State. A variety of methods are used to calculate support amounts, but most take into account such factors as the number of children, each child's age, your income level, your ex's income level, childcare expenses, healthcare expenses, prior support obligations, and any special needs the child may have.

An excellent source for determining the level of child support set is