Child Support Laws in Pennsylvania
Since 1990, Pennsylvania has had specific guidelines for calculating child support payments and how those payments should be enforced. To prevent children from becoming a bartering tool and acrimony from escalating beyond the levels normally associated...
Locate a Domestic Relations Office, browse frequently asked questions, or
review laws and legislation covering child support payments in Pennsylvania.
If you are paying support, this section of
the PA Child Support Website will ...
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has implemented a convenient "electronic"
payment option for receiving your child support payments using a prepaid Debit ...
Parents residing in Pennsylvania
are obligated to support
until the child
reaches age 18 or graduates from high school, whichever comes later. A court in Pennsylvania
may require a parent to support
beyond age 18 for special circumstances or for a child
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Useful information for calculating child support in Pennsylvania.
The PA Child Support Web site, www.childsupport.state.pa.us, is a highly secure
Web site that provides a one stop shop for child support information. This new ...
Learn the basics of child support laws & rules in Pennsylvania.
(i) The amount of basic child support owed to other children not in placement
shall be deducted from each parent's net income before calculating support for
The non-custodial parent is required to pay child support regardless of whether
that parent is exercising custody or visitation. Also, a custodial parent cannot ...