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New York child support order (as part of a judgment of dissolution of marriage). Mother is obligee; father is obligor. Several years after divorce, mom and child move to California and dad moves to Arizona. Neither parent nor the child any longer reside in New York.
Child support in Oregon is based upon presumptive guidelines. The guidelines factors include each parent’s income, the number of joint and non-joint children, child care and health insurance needs. Special circumstances may warrant a deviation from the guidelines.
Oregon Courts decide child custody when the parents cannot. The court considers the best interests of the child when making a ruling. Child support payments are based on an income shares model. Each parent is required to contribute financially to their child's upbringing and each person's share is calculated in proportion to their income. Each parent must provide copies of his or her W-2s to verify income. Along with the income statements, the court considers each parent's ability to borrow funds, earning capacity, and the child's needs. The court may order the parent paying child support to buy a life insurance policy and keep it in force so that the child will still be supported if the parent dies before he or she reaches the age of majority.
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