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CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC RELATIONS.

ARTICLE 13. GUIDELINES FOR CHILD SUPPORT AWARDS.

§48-13-403. Worksheet for calculating basic child support obligation in basic shared parenting cases.

Child support for basic shared parenting cases shall be calculated using the following worksheet:

Worksheet A: BASIC SHARED PARENTING

IN THE FAMILY COURT OF __________ COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA CASE NO.________

Mother: ______________ SS No.: ________________ Primary Custodial parent?  Yes  No

Father: _______________ SS No.: ________________ Primary Custodial parent?  Yes  No

Children

SSN

Date of Birth

Children

SSN

Date of    Birth

PART I. CHILD SUPPORT ORDER

Mother

Father

Combined

1. MONTHLY GROSS INCOME (Exclusive of overtime compensation)

$

$

a. Minus preexisting child support payment

-

-

 b. Minus maintenance paid

-

-

 c. Plus overtime compensation, if not excluded, and not to exceed 50%, pursuant to W. Va. Code §48-1-228(b)(6)

 d. Additional dependents deduction

+

+

 2. MONTHLY ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME

$

$

$

 3. PERCENTAGE SHARE OF INCOME

 (Each parent's income from line 2 divided by Combined Income)

%

%

 100%

 4. BASIC OBLIGATION

 (Use Line 2 combined to find amount from schedule.)

$

 5. ADJUSTMENTS (Expenses paid directly by each parent)

a. Work-Related Child Care Costs Adjusted for Federal Tax Credit (0.75 x actual work-related child care costs.)

$

$

 b. Extraordinary Medical Expenses (Uninsured only) and Children's Portion of Health Insurance Premium Costs.

$

$

 c. Extraordinary Expenses (Agreed to by parents or by order of the court.)

$

$

 d. Minus Extraordinary Adjustments (Agreed to by parents or by order of court.)

 e. Total Adjustments (For each column, add 5a, 5b, and 5c. Subtract Line 5d. Add the parent's totals together for Combined amount.)

$

$

$

 6. TOTAL SUPPORT OBLIGATION

 (Add line 4 and line 5e Combined.)

$

 7. EACH PARENT'S SHARE OF THE TOTAL CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATION (Line 3 x line 6 for each parent.)

$

$

 8. PAYOR PARENT ADJUSTMENT

 (Enter payor parent's line 5e.)

$

$

 9. RECOMMENDED CHILD SUPPORT ORDER

 (Subtract line 8 from line 7 for the payor parent only. Leave payee parent column blank.)

$

$

PART II. ABILITY TO PAY CALCULATION

(Complete if the payor parent's adjusted monthly gross income is below $1,550.)

10. Spendable Income

 (0.80 x line 2 for payor parent only.)

11. Self Support Reserve

$500

$500

12. Income Available for Support

 (Line 10 - line 11. If less than $50, then $50)

13. Adjusted Child Support Order

 (Lessor of Line 9 and Line 12.)

Comments, calculations, or rebuttals to schedule or adjustments if payor parent directly pays extraordinary expenses.

PREPARED BY:

Date:

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