Child Support Worksheet

Introduction

At the end of this session a Basic Visitation Worksheet or a Shared-Responsibility Worksheet will be created that you can print.

Case Number

This form asks for a case number. Either:

1. The Court Clerk will give you this information when you file your papers, and you will need to add this information by hand to your form later; or,

2. You already have an assigned case number. If so, enter it here:
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County

Select the county in New Mexico where the case will be filed:

Information About the Mother

What is the mother's first name:

What is the mother's middle name:

What is the mother's last name:

Definition: Petitioner or Respondent

When a case is filed, the person who files the case is called the Petitioner and the other person is the Respondent. Even if your case is uncontested and you are filing these papers together, one of you must choose to be the Petitioner and the other the Respondent. If you have already filed, look at your paperwork to find out if you are Petitioner or Respondent.

Is the mother the petitioner or respondent?

Information About the Father

What is the father's first name:

What is the father's middle name:

What is the father's last name:

Definition: Custodial Parent

The custodial parent is the parent who has the child(ren) more of the time. If each of you have the child(ren) 50% of the time, choose one of you to be the custodial parent.

Who is the custodial parent?

Definition: Gross Monthly Income

Includes all income, except TANF, Food Stamps and Supplemental Security Income. If a parent pays child support by court order to other children, subtract that amount from gross income. Use current income if steady. If income varies a lot from month to month, use an average of the last twelve months, if available, or last year's income tax return.

Note: for more information see N.M.S.A, section 40-4-11.1. CHILD SUPPORT; GUIDELINES.

Gross Monthly Income

What is the gross monthly income of the custodial parent?
$

What is the gross monthly income of the other parent?
$

Number of Children

What is/are the number of children involved? (enter a number between 1 and 6)

Child(ren)'s Health and Dental Insurance Premium

What is/are the child(ren)'s health and dental insurance premium paid by the custodial parent?
$

What is/are the child(ren)'s health and dental insurance premium paid by the other parent?
$

Work-Related Child Care

Enter the cost paid by each parent for work-related child care. If the cost varies (for example, between school year and summer), take the total yearly cost and divide by 12.

Note: for more information see N.M.S.A. section 40-4-11.1(H)

What is the work-related child care payment of the custodial parent?
$

What is the work-related child care payment of the other parent?
$

Definition: Additional Expense

The child support may also include the payment of the following expenses not covered by the basic child support obligation:

  • any extraordinary medical, dental and counseling expenses incurred on behalf of the child(ren) of the parties. Such extraordinary expenses are uninsured expenses in excess of one hundred dollars ($100) per child per year;
  • any extraordinary educational expenses for the child(ren) of the parties; and
  • transportation and communication expenses necessary for long distance visitation or time sharing.

Note: for more information see N.M.S.A. section 40-4-11.1(I). CHILD SUPPORT; GUIDELINES

Additional Expenses

What are the additional expenses of the custodial parent?
$

What are the additional expenses of the other parent?
$

Number of 24 Hour Days with Each Parent (must total 365)

How many 24 hour days out of 365 is/are the child(ren) with the mother?

How many 24 hour days out of 365 is/are the child(ren) with the father?

Review

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