Minneapolis, MN asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Support for North Dakota

Q: Can you make your own child support agreement In the state of North Dakota? If both partner agree to the terms?

2 Lawyer Answers

Lucas Wynne

  • St. Louis Park, MN
  • Licensed in North Dakota

A: No. Child support is according to court order and the child support guidelines.

Nicholas Nelson

  • Wahpeton, ND
  • Licensed in North Dakota

A: Parties may stipulate to child support in a contract the parties drafted themselves, but as Attorney Wynne indicated, a Court must still sign off on it. Generally, a Court is likely to sign off on the stipulation if the terms are fair and are in the best interest of the child. I hope this helps!

This is general legal advice, and I am unable to render adequate legal advice without first discussing at length the facts and circumstances of your case.

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