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Establishing Realistic Child Support Orders: Engaging Noncustodial Parents

PAID – Child Support Fact Sheet #1

Published: June 20, 2012

Establishing child support orders based on parents’ ability to pay results in higher compliance and increased parental communication.  This PAID fact sheet highlights several evidence-based best practices to establish realistic orders, including practices promoting parental involvement.  When parents are involved in setting orders and those orders are based on accurate information, they are more likely to avoid default orders and arrears.

Last Reviewed: June 30, 2015

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