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Kentucky Child Support Laws

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The Kentucky child support laws is based on the income shares model where the combined incomes of the parents are taken as base for determining child support amount.

  • The sections 403.211 50 .213 prescribes the process of computing gross income and expenses that can be deducted from the gross income for determining net income.
  • Extraordinary expenses like the child’s dental care, emergency medical expenses, and own expenses of the parents shall also be taken into account for determining the child custody award.
  • Based on the combined monthly income of the parents, after providing necessary adjustments for taxes and necessary expenses the court shall direct the liability of each parent.

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