Can My Spouse And I Deviate From The Minnesota Child Support Guidelines By Agreement?

Many couples question whether they can deviate from the Minnesota child support guidelines by agreement. While the court ultimately has discretion to do so, it does not happen very often. In fact, we've had orders kicked back┬ábecause our┬ástipulated support calculation was off by as little as $5.00 per month. Courts consider child support the "child's money," and, as a result, rarely afford parents the ability to unilaterally negotiate a different … Read More