Our office continues to operate during our regular business hours, which are 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday, but you can call the office 24 hours a day. We continue to follow all recommendations and requirements of the State of Emergency Stay at Home Order. Consultations are available via telephone or by video conference. The safety of our clients and employees is of the utmost importance and, therefore, in-person meetings are not available at this time except for emergencies or absolutely essential legal services.

North Carolina Child Support Guidelines Changes – Retroactive Child Support

The revised North Carolina Child Support Guidelines will have a new section which addresses retroactive child support. The guidelines will allow for retroactive child support to be determined either by applying the guidelines formula or by consideration of actual expenditures of the custodial parent. If retroactive child support is determined by the guidelines formula, then the formula will be run with the variables (parties’ income, health insurance costs, work related childcare costs, and overnights) as they were on the first date for which retroactive child support is sought. For example, if the custodial parent is seeking retroactive child support back to January 1, 2009 then the formula would be run using the variables as they were on January 1, 2009.

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