Are The Earnings Of Both Parents Considered In Setting Support Awards?

In some State guidelines, the earnings of both parents are considered in setting the amount of the support order. In Alaska, child support is based upon the earnings of the noncustodial parent.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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