Effective July 1, 2017, Missouri’s New Form 14 and new Child Support Guidelines took effect. Notable changes to the previous law include:
- Changes to the presumed amounts in the chart, especially at the lower and higher income levels
- Changed schedule for calculating the overnight credit
- New directions and comments for use, and new instructions for calculating support when a third party has been awarded custody
- New method for calculating the line 5 basic support amount including a low income test
- New Form 14
All child support orders entered after July 1, 2017 must comply with the new law, forms, and guidelines.