Q: My son makes $1386.00 a month before takes he has 5 kids..he went to court for child aupport was was ordered to pay $900
A month in child support that basically leaves him with zero income after taxes..is this legal? We are in alabama
A: Child support guidelines are statutory and the formula and it's exceptions can be found in Rule 32. Hiring a skilled attorney that can help you decipher exactly everything that means in any given situation is definitely recommend.
A: Hello. Child support is governed by Rule 32. It's impossible to really answer your question because all of the numbers used to calculate child support are missing from your post. Depending on where the case is, was it the judge or referee, did he have an attorney or not....he might get a second chance to have it recalculated. He would do well to seek counsel in the county where the case is located to discuss his options if he truly cannot afford the amount he was ordered to pay. Best of luck!
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