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Tennessee Child support laws

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The Tennessee child support laws guidelines governed by Child Support

services prescribe the application of Income Shares Model on the net income of the parents

  • The parenting time and the number of dependent children will also be considered for determining the support amount.
  • The parents are required to pay the minimum of child support amount.
  • The gross income of the parents will be computed by adding income from all sources and
    • after deducting certain allowances from it as prescribed in the guidelines.
  • The parenting time spent by the parents may also result in increase or decrease of the child support amount.

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