How Is The Child Support Amount Figured?
In Colorado, child support is figured on the gross income of both parents. There are worksheets used to determine the income and other adjustments, and a table of amounts in statute to determine the amount to be ordered according to the incomes.
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Additional Colorado Child Custody FAQs
- Who Is Eligible To Receive Child Support Services?
- What Information Is Needed To Collect Child Support?
- What If The Noncustodial Parent Lives In Another State?
- What Enforcement Remedies Are Available To Collect Child Support?
- I Know The Money Is Not Going To The Children. Do I Still Have To Pay?
- The Custodial Parent Doesn't Allow Me To See The Kids. Why Do I Have To Pay Support?
- The Custodial Parent Is Not Getting Her Support Quickly Enough And Wants Me To Pay Directly To Her/Him. What Should I Do?
- I Am Not Making As Much Money As I Used To And Cannot Pay The Support. What Happens?
- I Am Paying On My Arrears Every Month, But The Cse Unit Still Took My Irs Or State Revenue Intercept, Or Took Other Enforcement Action. Is This Permissible?
- I Don't Want My Employer To Get Involved Because I Know I'll Get Fired. Is This Possible?
- I Do Not Think I Am The Only Possible Father For The Baby. What Should I Do?
- I Did Not Know About This Child Until Now. Why Do I Have To Pay Back Welfare?
- I Know I Am Not The Father, Must I Respond To The Summons Or Any Other Paperwork?
- The Result Of The Genetic Tests Say That I Am The Father, But I Do Not Think I Am. What Happens?
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