Current Child Support Guidelines

North Dakota Department of Human Services established child support guideline to be used by courts in determining the amount a parent should be expected to contribute toward the support of a child.  These guidelines apply in any action in North Dakota in which a child support obligation is being established or changed.

Amended guidelines (effective January 1, 2019) will replace the previous guidelines (effective through December 31, 2018).  Both amended and previous guidelines are available below.  A document that show the changes made to the pervious guidelines, resulting in the amended guidelines, is also available.  On this document, deleted text is shown by strike-through and new text is underscored.

Amended Child Support Guidelines:  N.D. Admin. Code ch. 75-02-04.1 (effective January 1, 2019)
Annotated Child Support Guidelines (annotations updated through January 2020)
Guidelines Fact Sheet
Summary of Comments
Previous Child Support Guidelines with Changes Shown
Previous Child Support Guidelines:  N.D. Admin. Code ch. 75-02-04.1 (effective through December 31, 2018)

Calculator updated January 1, 2020
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