For those of you who practice in this area or are “regulars” in the child support system, you know that every four years, the statewide child support guidelines are due for an update. The purpose is to try to keep pace with the economic times and the cost of raising children. For the 2008 and… Continue Reading
In June of this year the Department of Agriculture published its annual report on the cost of raising a child in the United States. These studies form the basis for the quadrennial changes in support guidelines throughout the US. In 2011 the average cost of raising a child increased 3.5% over 2010. The data show… Continue Reading
The long awaited update to the Pennsylvania Support Guidelines is now in effect. Please take a look at Mark Ashton’s analysis of the new guidelines to see how the changes may affect you, and check back with Fox Rothschild’s Family Law Blog for new posts related to the new guidelines and their impact on litigants.