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Rhode Island Child Services Guidelines

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Rhode Island Child Services Guidelines Administrative Order issued by the Department of Human services prescribes the Incomes shares model on net income.

  • The gross income (combined income of both parents) is adjusted with necessary changes and deductions to arrive at the net income.
  • The support amount would be split among the parents to match the total expenditure of the child that would have been incurred if they were staying together.
  • Necessary expenses like medical care, education and other essential expenses of the child will be provided for in the support amount.
  • The support amount can be challenged in the court of law depending on the facts of the case and the financial conditions of the child or either of parents.

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