The guidelines for the support of a child in this section are specifically designed to apply to situations in which the obligor’s monthly net resources are $6,000 or less. If the obligor’s monthly net resources are $6,000 or less, the court shall presumptively apply the following schedule in rendering the child support order:
# of children
Percentage of Obligor`s
6 or more
Not less than the amount for 5 children
If the obligor’s net resources exceed $6,000 per month, the court shall presumptively apply the percentage guidelines to the first $6,000 of
the obligor’s net resources. Without further reference to the percentage
recommended by these guidelines, the court may order additional amounts of
child support as appropriate, depending on the income of the parties and the proven needs of the child.
Sections 154.125 and 154.126 of the Texas
Note, there are variables on this depending of any rebuttable presumption arguments, which can increase OR decrease the amount.
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