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Mississippi Child Support Laws

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The Mississippi child support laws guidelines section 43-19-101 specifies the varying percentage of income model for determining the child support amount.

  • The guidelines specify the percentage of net income to be paid as child support by non-custodial parent based on the number of children.
  • The percentage will range from 14% to 26% for one to five children.
  • The net income will be based on the non-custodial parent’s income which will include
    • income from all sources including
    • salaries,
    • commission,
    • bonus,
    • income from investments, etc.
  • The total assets of both the parents and those in name of the child will also be considered for determining the support amount.

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