Use the links below to learn how child support payments are calculated in your state.
Use the links below to learn child support terminology specific to your state.
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Beyond giving accurate default support amounts, our California Child Support Calculator explains portions of the math and economics implicit in California child support guidelines. For users who would like to view the California guidelines themselves, or who are looking for links to government websites and other resources, some links are provided here.
California Family Code Sections 4050-4076
Includes calculation of child support, determining income, parenting time adjustments, child care, medical, income deductions due to hardship, and more.
California Department of Child Support Services
Includes resources for custodial parents, non-custodial parents, professionals and more.