North Dakota Department of Human Services established child support guidelines to be used by courts in determining the amount a parent should be expected to contribute toward the support of a child. These guidelines apply in any action in North Dakota in which a child support obligation is being established or changed.

Amended guidelines (effective July 1, 2023) will replace the previous guidelines (effective through June 30, 2023). Both amended and previous guidelines are available below. A document that shows the changes made to the previous guidelines, resulting in the amended guidelines, is also available. On this document, deleted text is shown by strike-through and new text is underscored.

Amended Child Support Guidelines: N.D. Admin. Code ch. 75-02-04.1 (effective July 1, 2023)
Annotated Child Support Guidelines (annotations updated through July 1, 2023)
Guidelines Schedule with Percentages
Guidelines Fact Sheet
Summary of Comments
Previous Child Support Guidelines with Changes Shown
Previous Child Support Guidelines: N.D. Admin. Code ch. 75-02-04.1 (effective through June 30, 2023)

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