Generally speaking, if a child lives with only one parent, then the noncustodial parent is required to pay child support. How much is determined by the combined monthly adjusted parental gross income listed in the child support guideline table, with the minimum being $60.
The combined adjusted gross income is the gross incomes of both parents minus:
The courts will typically determine what the reasonable needs of the child or children are in these instances. “Reasonable needs” can take into account such factors as previous standards of living.
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