Child support refers to monetary compensation that one parent provides to the other parent of a minor child, to help in the care of that child. There are several factors that are considered when calculating what the child support payment should be. We will not list all of these factors now. Nonetheless, the most prevalent factors include the number of minor children, the length of time that each parent has with the children, and the amount of money that each parent makes.
How Child Support Can Be Adjusted
Moreover, the amount of child support can always be adjusted as long as there is a change in circumstance. The two most obvious changes in circumstance would be change in percentage of time that each parent has with each parent and change in the amount of money that either parent makes.