Nebraska Child Support Factors

The amount of child support is determined based on a consideration of the earning capacity of each parent. There are official Supreme Court child support guidelines which should be available from the clerk of the court. [Revised Statutes of Nebraska; Chapter 42, Section 364].

Nebraska child support is typically calculated by using a Child Support Worksheet. The worksheet will generate an appropriate Nebraska child support obligation according to each spouse’s income and other relative numeric factors such as taxes paid and retirement contributions, etc.. Once this amount is determined it is essential to take a look at any appropriate Nebraska child support deviation factors that may be applicable to the situation. You can get more information about Nebraska child support in the Nebraska state statutes located at: