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The Factors That Affect Child Support

Child support is established using a mathematical formula created by the Minnesota Legislature. The formula is computerized; various numbers are plugged into the program, and a number is determined that considers all of the relevant factors.

Some of these factors include:

  • The earnings of each parent
  • Any special needs of the child
  • Child care costs necessary for a parent to work
  • The amount of time each parent has the child in their care

This issue is largely factual in nature, and the amount paid or received is established by a set formula.

I am founder and family law attorney Diane Kaer of Kaer Law, P.C. For over 35 years, I have helped parents understand their rights and responsibilities when it comes to Minnesota child support, including enforcement and modification. I give you the child support information and guidance you need. I also offer representation for single issues.

Child support is typically ordered during a child custody proceeding. Changes in the level of income or employment status may affect the originally determined level of support.

Get The Help You Need With Your Child Support Issue

If you need help with Minnesota child support orders, including modifications or enforcements, please contact my office. At Kaer Law, P.C., my job is to make sure you understand all of your options. Call (952) 432-4131. I look forward to your call or email.