Child Support payment calculations are complex, taking into account factors including:

  • income
  • health insurance
  • number of children
  • number of children currently supported in other relationships
  • tax exemptions
  • custody arrangements
  • visitation arrangement

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Each state has its own method of calculating support and its own criteria for evaluating the need for and appropriate amount of support. Many states provide a child support worksheet or calculator to help you determine the amount of support. In addition, many states offer free child support reviews through the local Child Support Enforcement Unit. The following links will assist you in finding and completing child support calculations specific to your state. If your state is not listed below, you should contact your local Clerk of Court to determine if they offer any assistance.

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland

 

Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota

 

Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
D.C.



If you are currently divorced, separated or have a current child support obligation, use Rocket Lawyer's Child Support Review Letterto inform the other parent of your wish to alter the current child support obligation. This letter can also be used to formally request a review of the support obligation from you local state agency or legal aid office.

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