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Alabama Child support Laws

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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.

They are:

  • 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.

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