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Day: July 3, 2018

July 3, 2018

What is a Child Support Deviation?
In Nebraska, child support is determined by following the Nebraska Supreme Court’s child support guidelines. These guidelines are applied as a rebuttable presumption, meaning they are to be followed unless one parent provides evidence, or the court decides the guidelines should not apply under the specific circumstances. When this happens, a deviation has occurred. The Nebraska Child Support Guidelines provide five instances where deviations are permissible: When there are extraordinary medical costs of either parent or child; When special needs of a disabled child exist; When total net income of the parents exceeds $15,000 monthly; For juveniles placed in foster
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