The Alabama Child Support laws Guidelines lays out various formalities to be carried out by divorced parents
in relation to share the custody and expense of the child.
- The courts of Alabama adopt the “Income shares model”,
- The guidelines specify that the liability of the child’s expense would be apportioned to the divorced parents in proportion of their income earnings.
- The spouse with the greater income will be charged for a higher quantum of child support,
- For arriving at each spouse’s share the total expense of a child’s maintenance as is in the case of an ideal family would be taken into account.