NH Child Support Guidelines
The Child Support Guideline Table (Guideline Table) is used to determine the presumptive child support obligation amount based on the Payor and Payee's Combined Monthly Net Income, and the guideline percentage of net income that corresponds to the number of children subject to the support order. The percentages listed in the table are the calculated percentages determined in accordance with New Hampshire's Child Support Guidelines law, RSA 458-C.
The Guideline Table lists Combined Monthly Adjusted Gross Income amounts in 10 dollar ranges. Each 10 dollar range is represented as a separate line/row, which includes the corresponding guideline amounts and percentages for one child, two children, three children, and four or more children.
The Child Support Guidelines Worksheet (Form DCSS s650 ) is used in conjunction with the Guideline Table to determine the Payor's presumptive child support obligation. The Worksheet is first used to calculate the Payor and Payee's Combined Adjusted Monthly Gross Income amount. The corresponding guideline amount and percentage from the Guideline Table are then used to complete the Worksheet, and determine the Payor's presumptive child support obligation amount. Or, you can use the Guideline Calculator.
Access and/or print the entire Child Support Guidelines Booklet which includes all the documents listed below under Individual Documents, or click on selected documents to view or print. Clicking the last bullet will take you to the On Line Child Support Calculator where you may enter income and expenses to calculate an estimate of your child support obligation based on the Child Support Guidelines.
CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES - effective 04/01/2017
Complete Guideline Booklet: 2017 Child Support Guidelines (Includes Guideline Table and all documents listed below)
- Cover and Table of Contents
- 2016 Child Support Guideline Calculation Table (Form DCSS s651)
- Child Support Guidelines Worksheet (Form DCSS s650)
- Instructions for Completing Child Support Guidelines Worksheet
- Chapter 458-C, Child Support Guidelines
- Go to the Online Child Support Guidelines Calculator
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