Submit a Request...Receive the help you need!
We've helped 61 clients find affordable attorneys today.

Click here to know more about membership

  • Members have 24/7 emergency access to their attorneys via Mobile App.
  • Legal consultation for all personal legal matters.
  • You get instant access to your own dedicated law firm.
  • Membership covers you, your spouse/partner, children and dependents.
  • 101 more reasons. Read here

Michigan Child Support Laws

HomeChild Support MichiganMichigan Child Support Laws

In Michigan child support laws payments in relation to child support are routed through the Friend of the Court Bureau.

The Bureau’s Child Support Manual governs the practices in relation to child support payments.

  • The guidelines prescribe the application of “Income Shares Model” based on the net income of each parent.
  • The non-custodial makes child support payments, while the custodial parent is presumed to spend the payments only on the child.
  • In addition to the net income of the parents, the bureau may also take the parenting time of each parent into account, in order to arrive at a final support amount.

Important: The articles available on are neither legal advice, nor a replacement for an attorney. The articles are general information and guidance concerning different legal issues. We make sure that these articles prove helpful to you but we do not promise or guarantee that they are suitable to your condition. We also do not take responsibility for any loss that might cause to you using these articles. Hence, it is strictly suggested to not to rely on the information provided in these articles completely without getting expert legal advice. It is also suggested to consult or hire an attorney in case of any doubt.

Add Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *