Are Child Support Payments Mandatory?

Some people mistakenly believe that if they have joint custody or equal parenting time that automatically means child support does not exchange hands. In 2007, Minnesota changed the way child support was calculated. Now, both parents’ incomes, the amount of time each parent spends with the child, and the cost of ...

How is Child Support Calculated in Minnesota?

In the state of Minnesota, child support is determined based on both parents’ income and the amount of parenting time each parent is awarded. Custody labels such as “joint physical custody” or “sole physical custody” do not carry the weight that they once did. If the court is looking to determine the ...

2020-08-27T16:53:06-05:00April 12, 2010|Categories: Child Support, Family Law Blog|Tags: , |