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Your kids’ well-being during the divorce process is likely atop the list of your concerns. A number of factors come into play when it comes to child custody. If you are considering separation or divorce, it is best to consult with a professional you can trust. Your children’s well-being and your ability to care for their needs is incredibly important. If you have questions about child support, call the law firm of SeiferFlatow today at 704-512-0606 to set up a consultation.
Child support is financial support given to the party that obtains custody of a minor child.
The 2019 North Carolina Child Support Guidelines became effective January 1, 2019. There are not significant changes from the previous guidelines, except that the new guidelines' threshold is $360,000 combined income per year. This means that if the combined adjusted gross income is more than $360,000 per year, the child support obligation cannot be determined by using the child support schedule.
These guidelines provide a helpful summary of how child support is calculated, and also goes into more detail concerning the following issues related to child support:
- Retroactive child support (a parent's obligation to support his or her child for a period before a child support action was filed);
- Parents with low incomes;
- Parents with high incomes;
- Child Care Costs and how they related to child support;
- Health insurance and how it related to child support; and
- Other extraordinary expenses.
If the guidelines are applicable in your case, a presumptive child support obligation must be determined by using one of the following Child Support Worksheets:
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