Parents who are receiving child support in Pennsylvania might get a small raise in 2017 — if they negotiate or go to court under the new Pennsylvania child support guidelines, effective May 1, 2017. To find if you might be entitled to a raise (or have to pay more), look at the new Pennsylvania child support guidelines that are posted here. The Pennsylvania courts do not automatically grant child support […]
The Pennsylvania child support guidelines were modified on August 3, 2011, effective September 3, 2011.
Child support contempt defendants are not entitled to court-appointed representation even in cases where incarceration is threatened, says the U.S. Supreme Court, but the state courts must follow procedures that ensure the fundamental fairness of contempt proceedings. In Turner v. Rogers, Docket No. 10-10, June 20, 2011, the Court considered the rights of a South Carolina defendant who had been held in contempt of a child support order five times […]
A new Guideline amount resulting from new or revised support guidelines may constitute a material and substantial change in circumstances.
The Pennsylvania child support guidelines have been extended upward to $30,000 per month combined net income, and the Melzer formula has been eliminated in high-income cases.
The Superior Court held that it would not overrule the trial court’s finding that parochial school would benefit the child, nor its finding that Father could afford the expense.