Calculating Child Support

MANUALLY CALCULATING CHILD SUPPORT IN TEXAS CORRECTLY TO THE PENNY!

It can be challenging to calculate child support correctly. Plenty of apps and software I have reviewed do not give correct answers. These apps and software sometimes do not factor in all the necessary values the law requires when calculating child support, such as credits. Or they begin calculations with outdated tax data. Further still, …

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Basic Texas Child Support Calculations

Video Highlights The state legislature has decreed what’s called “guideline” child support. They’ve provided a chart that says what portion of a non-custodial parent’s income should be paid to the custodial parent. The chart is available in chapter 154 of the Texas Family code and listed below on yourchildsupportlawyer.com/calculate. The chart shows that the non-custodial …

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Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Child Support

Child support is money paid to provide some or all basic needs of a child such as food, clothing and child care, there are many other aspects that relate to child support. Here are 10 things you didn’t know about child support: 1) Child Support is Governed by State Law: Even though, a child support case might …

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WHAT’S NEW IN TEXAS CALCULATOR VERSION 3.0–Calculate Withholding

Now when you calculate child support using the TX Calculator App, you will see green “Calculate Wage Withholding” icons that help calculate withholding amounts due from the obligor based on how he is paid: monthly, semi-monthly, bi-weekly, and weekly. For example, if an obligor’s monthly child support amount is $500/mo, then his withholding amounts are: …

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TX Child Support Today Calculator App Tip: Using the Union Dues Window for More than Union dues.

The Union Dues window of the TX Child Support Today Calculator App (currently version 2.0) does not get very much love. There are not very many union workers in Texas, and consequently very few obligors elect to populate an amount in this box when calculating their monthly support amount. Though used infrequently, the box remains …

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Child Support Payment reductions, Proposed Changes, and Modernizations

Nebraska has proposed legislation to lower child support for non-custodial parents. The logic behind Nebraska proposing a reduction in support—that cost of living has lowered and support payments should be reduced accordingly. Also, supporting Nebraska’s proposition for lowering payments is that the state currently has one of the highest payments in the United States. The …

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