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Every state has its own specific implementation of child support calculations that may be utilized in the event of a divorce or legal separation. Unwed parents may also have to deal with child support matters, as both parents have a legal responsibility to financially support a child. How is child support determined? The answer to this question will vary depending on the jurisdiction as well as the particular circumstances surrounding the particular case. In many states, it is determined based off a set formula that takes a percentage of a parent's income to be used to support the child or children.

A family law attorney can provide much-needed information and guidance related to child support orders, enforcement and modification. Whether you are in the early stages of a divorce or need assistance with changing a child support payment after a divorce, a lawyer may be able to assist you.