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South Dakota Child Support Law

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The South Dakota Child support law Code 25-7-6 mentions the use of Income Shares Method on net income of parents for computing the child support amount.

  • The support amount will be estimated taking into account the income earned by the parents and the parenting time spent by each parent.
  • The state court has stipulated a basic amount as child support in addition to which the health care and education expenses will be compounded.
  • Further, the financial conditions of both parents, independent financial resources of child, will also be looked into while determining the child support amount.
  • The support will extend until the child reaches the age of eighteen or completes high school education whichever is earlier.

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