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New Hampshire Child Support
Base Formula: Percentage of Obligor. (For explanation, see Percentage of Obligor Income.)

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Note: Presumptive amounts are awarded only if uncontested. For ideas on contesting a child support amount, see Presenting Your Case.]
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Articles and Analysis

New Hampshire Study Recommends Sweeping Changes
The latest review of NH child support guidelines has recommended moving from the arbitrary, fixed Percentage of Obligor to the Income Shares model and a presumptive parenting time adjustment. (March, 2009)

Report by a Previous New Hampshire Commission to Study Child Support and Related Child Custody Issues: Legal and Economic Background and Rebuttal Strategies [PDF], December, 2004.
Scathing condemnation by a state legislative committee of excessive child support awards and their negative public policy outcomes. Applicable to any state.

New Hampshire’s Child Support Guidelines: Legal and Economic Background and Rebuttal Strategies [PDF], May, 2004. By economist R. Mark Rogers.
A summary of the underlying economic study for New Hampshire's child support guidelines and how the New Hampshire guidelines conflict with it, overstating child costs.

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