Use the links below to learn how child support payments are calculated in your state.
Use the links below to learn child support terminology specific to your state.
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Don't be satisfied with Child Support Calculators that only tell you the support payment amount.
Support Studies gives you the results and then explains your state's Child Support Formula.
Support Studies' mission is simple: to remove the mystery from the calculation of Child Support
and reveal the financial and economic assumptions that underlie the final Child Support Payment.
Whether Child Support payment amounts are too much or too little, many parents and legal professionals
intuitively understand that in most cases support payments are just plain wrong. However, few have
the background or the time and resources required to analyze their state formula directly and understand
why their intuition may be correct.
Run the Child Support Calculator for your state to see the payment amount, and then learn where the number comes from.