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How Is Child Support Determined/Is It Required?

Generally, the Courts in Texas require payment/receipt of child support in some form. Child support is set according to a formula based on the net resources of the parent paying without regard to the parent receiving the support. Net resources are determined using a table in the Texas Family Code and include salary, commissions, overtime, bonuses, dividend income, lottery winnings, etc., etc. If the person paying has no other children than those before the Court, the percent of net resources will be:

There are caps and other considerations on child support amounts that may affect some individual payors.

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