Self-Employment Income and Minnesota Child Support
Under Minnesota law, for child support purposes, self-employment income is defined as: “gross receipts minus costs of goods sold minus ordinary and necessary expenses required for self-employment of business operation.”
How is Child Support Calculated in Minnesota?
When calculating child support in Minnesota, the court will always start by applying the Minnesota Child Support Guidelines to the parties’ circumstances. The Child Support Guidelines are a method of
Income and Child Support in Minnesota: What You Need to Know
In Minnesota, child support is calculated using the Minnesota Child Support Guidelines Calculator, which can be easily accessed online here. Two of the factors that are considered by the calculator
Proposed Changes to Minnesota Child Support Laws
Before diving into the heart of this, it is important to understand how a monthly child support obligation is broken down. A child support obligation takes into account three different
Retroactive Child Support in Minnesota
You need to know if retroactive child support will apply to your case in MinnesotaLitigation is often a lengthy process, even for issues that are relatively simple. This can be
Does the Amount of Time I Spend With My Child Affect My Child Support?
A child support modification might be easier than you think. Most parents will agree that is not cheap to raise a child. Having a child in your care can have
Calculating child support isn’t easy—Are You Treated Fairly?
Imputing income to a party who is voluntarily unemployed, underemployed or employed on a less than full-time basis can be a complex task. Clients often wonder how child support can
What is a Child Support Magistrate in Minnesota?
If you receive a notice of a hearing related to child support in Minnesota, you may find that the hearing will be presided over by a child support magistrate rather
What can the Court in Minnesota Order Me to Pay for Child Support of a Minor Child?
When a Minnesotan Court calculates a child support obligation, it is typically more than a basic child support amount that is determined. While child support is often calculated according to