Monthly Archives: October 2013

Kansas Child Support Guidelines

New Kansas child support guidelines went into effect in April 2012 after approval by the Kansas Supreme Court. Here are some of the highlights. The “Equal Parenting Time Formula” was revised significantly. The 20 percent parenting time adjustment for equal time-sharing (without expense sharing) was eliminated. A surcharge of 13 percent to 18 percent was imposed on the non-expense sharing equal time parent.  New support schedules were implemented that, overall, increased levels of support. Now, incarceration and/or job loss for misconduct can no longer be grounds for modifying child support obligations. A numeric standard for the apportionment of birth expenses Read more