Judges are required to apply the guidelines except in a very few circumstances.
Relocation is one of the toughest issues that come up for parents, children and judges.
Every state has child support guidelines which are formulated by a commission and adopted by the legislature every few years.
The guidelines include a formula for calculating child support on the basis of the net incomes of both parents and other factors.
A final hearing in a case which is settled by agreement takes only 10 to 15 minutes.
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However, parents and spouses do have obligations of support which must be considered when couples separate.
It is possible to financially abandon a spouse or children and that can be alleged as an element of fault in a divorce complaint.