The calculation of child support is governed by North Carolina Child Support Guidelines established by the Conference of Chief District Court Judges. The worksheets are the property of and copyrighted by the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) and placed on this web site with permission of AOC.
General Rules Governing Child Support Modification
The calculation of child support involves the use of a formula which has certain variables. The most significant variables are each party’s income, daycare expenses, the cost of medical insurance, and the living arrangements of the children.