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Esq. what is a fair monthly child support payment a parent

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Hello, what is a fair monthly child support payment a parent should make for one child living in the Los Angeles county area, and that parent working a minimum wage job?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Law Educator, Esq. replied 6 months ago.
Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking for educational purposes only.

Child support is set by statute and it is not a simple calculation in California under their "disomaster" system. Here is a calculator, but you are going to need more information than you are able to provide here to insert into that calculator to get approximate support payments required by the statutory guidelines. See:

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