Q: Which states child support laws are followed?
If I have had my child all her life and were residents of Oklahoma, her dad is in texas, which state child support laws does child support follow texas or Oklahoma?
A: This is dependent on previous court orders. If the Oklahoma court has established jurisdiction over the child then Oklahoma calculations would be used. Likewise for Texas. If there is not orders in place then you would use the resident state of the child, because that state has more of an interest (because if state benefits have to be paid, such as DHS childcare, they want a chance to recover their expenses)
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