Is the business taken into account when it comes time for calculating child support?

Is the business taken into account when it comes time for calculating child support? For example, if the teenage children are driving company cars, have company cell phones, etc.

By Laura Schantz
February 16, 2016

In that situation, what you would be doing is potentially adding back in the cell phone, the car, and that kind of thing, and then adding that to the wage earner’s income. Then you want to make sure that child support is calculated on that higher income.


Laura Schantz, a Beaverton divorce and family lawyer and mediator has helped clients find creative solutions to complex financial matters involving asset division, spousal support, and child support. To learn more about Laura Schantz and her firm, visit www.oregondivorceattorney.com.

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February 16, 2016

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