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What is the average child support payment in Colorado?
Child support is a percentage (roughly 20% for 1 child, and an additional 10% for each additional child) of the combined gross income of the parents, which is then split between both parents, depending on other factors.
How does Colorado enforce child support?
The most common way of enforcing a child support order in Colorado is filing a "motion for contempt." When a court holds someone in contempt, it means that the judge has decided that person violated a court order. There are two types of contempt for child support in Colorado: punitive and remedial.
Can parents agree to no child support in Colorado?
Colorado courts do not allow parents to waive child support obligations, even if they both agree payment from one parent to the other based on their unique circumstances makes this their preference.
Is child support required in Colorado?
In Colorado, the child support obligation is a fixed monthly amount, constant throughout the year, even when the children are staying with the obligor (e.g. for the summer). A parent with 93 or more overnights will receive a credit for those overnights (see the Child Support for Shared & Split Custody article).
What is the minimum child support in Colorado?
If the divorcing parents have one child, the absolute minimum monthly child support obligation is only $50. For two children, the minimum monthly support obligation would be $70. Three children would result in a minimum monthly support obligation of $90.
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