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Imputing Income for Child Support in Florida

June 14th, 2018 by

Imputing Income on Child Support in FloridaFlorida’s child support statute should be amended to give courts discretion not to impute income to a parent who leaves a high-paying job for a lower-paying job when the change is in the child’s best interests.

Picture it: Mom is a high-earning investment banker. Dad has a high-paying job too, but it doesn’t pay as much as Mom’s. So when they divorce, Mom ends up paying child support to Dad. (more…)