New Missouri Child Support Guidelines in Effect as of July 1, 2017
Effective July 1, 2017, Missouri's New Form 14 and new Child Support Guidelines took effect. Notable changes to the previous law include:
- Changes to the presumed amounts in the chart, especially at the lower and higher income levels
- Changed schedule for calculating the overnight credit
- New directions and comments for use, and new instructions for calculating support when a third party has been awarded custody
- New method for calculating the line 5 basic support amount including a low income test
- New Form 14
All child support orders entered after July 1, 2017 must comply with the new law, forms, and guidelines.