North Carolina Child Support Guidelines
The calculation of child support is governed by North Carolina Child Support Guidelines established by the Conference of Chief District Court Judges. The worksheets are the property of and copyrighted by the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC). To view the copyrighted version of the worksheets or other forms, visit the web site at www.nccourts.org.
General Rules Governing Child Support Modification:
The calculation of child support involves the use of a formula which has certain variables. The most significant variables are each party’s income, daycare expenses, the cost of medical insurance, and the living arrangements of the children.