Imputing Income for Child Support

Although most parents have no problem supporting their children after a divorce or break up, some paying parents try to avoid their support obligation by intentionally reducing or even hiding income. Family law judges are familiar with this type of behavior and can remedy these situations by imputing income in order to calculate an appropriate child support award – one that reflects the paying parent’s actual earning capacity. Rules vary from state to state; check below to learn more.

Imputing Income for Child Support in your State:

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