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Minnesota Child Support

Minnesota Child SupportMinnesota child support is not determined by a chart, as is common in many states.

Rather, there are simple guidelines modified based on the circumstances of both parents.

Based on a scale that factors net monthly income and number of children, a parent that makes $650-700 a month can expect to pay 18% of that salary to one non-custodial child.

That number rises to 20% if the parent makes between $750 and 800 a month.  The percentage can be as high as 38% for a non-custodial parent making an excess of $1,000 a month with four or more non-custodial children.

There will be additional penalties on the parent for a history of refusing to pay child support.  Child support arrangements are automatically reviewed every three years.