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Form JDF-1820M

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Form JDF-1820M

 

INSTRUCTIONS: COLORADO WORKSHEET A - CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATION: SOLE PHYSICAL CARE (Form JDF-1820M)

During Colorado divorces and other family court procedures which involve child support arrangements, both spouses may need to complete a worksheet summarizing their fiscal resources and determining how much they should pay. This article concerns the worksheet submitted concerning both parents' income and obligations.

Colorado Worksheet A - Child Support Obligation: Sole Physical Care JDF-1820M Step 1: At the top of the page, indicate whether you are appearing in district or Denver juvenile court. Enter the name of the county which is hearing your case and write the address of the court. Indicate with a check mark whether your case concerns divorce or parental responsibilities. Give both parties' names, their attorneys' names if applicable, and the case number.

Colorado Worksheet A - Child Support Obligation: Sole Physical Care JDF-1820M Step 2: List all children, including their dates of birth.

Colorado Worksheet A - Child Support Obligation: Sole Physical Care JDF-1820M Step 3: For all financial information requested, provide separate amounts in the columns for the mother and father. Combine the amounts where indicated.

Colorado Worksheet A - Child Support Obligation: Sole Physical Care JDF-1820M Step 4: In section one, determine the gross monthly income for both parents, taking into account all maintenance payments made or received.

Colorado Worksheet A - Child Support Obligation: Sole Physical Care JDF-1820M Step 5: Enter the adjusted monthly gross income in section two by following the instructions in section one.

Colorado Worksheet A - Child Support Obligation: Sole Physical Care JDF-1820M Step 6: Sections three and four require you to follow the instructions given to determine your percentage share of income and basic combined obligation.

Colorado Worksheet A - Child Support Obligation: Sole Physical Care JDF-1820M Step 7: Only those whose income in section 2 is less than $1850 need to complete section five.

Colorado Worksheet A - Child Support Obligation: Sole Physical Care JDF-1820M Step 8: Sections six through eight list and divide both parties' adjustments.

Colorado Worksheet A - Child Support Obligation: Sole Physical Care JDF-1820M Step 9: Complete sections seven through nine to determine both parents' recommended child support order.

Colorado Worksheet A - Child Support Obligation: Sole Physical Care JDF-1820M Step 10: The person who prepared the form should print and sign their name in addition to entering the date.


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