The awarding of sole, joint or split custody will affect the calculated amount due for child support. Regardless of the custodial arrangement, both parents have a duty to support his or her children.
Child support is not always a one-time determination. As your financial circumstances change, you may ask for a change in the amount of child support you give or receive. Court ordered child support is payable until the child turns 18 or graduates from high school.
Shannan Barclay Tuorto is an experienced child support attorney in Asheville that can guide you through the determination of your legal rights and protections, and address financial questions you may have regarding calculations. Click here to access the North Carolina child support calculator.
You can also visit this link for more information about child support guidelines in North Carolina.