Form CJ-D 304 Child Support Guidelines Worksheet

Form CJ-D 304 Child Support Guidelines Worksheet

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INSTRUCTIONS: MASSACHUSETTS CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES WORKSHEET (Form CJ-D 304)

 

 

During Massachusetts family court cases concerning minor children, you may be required to complete a child support guidelines worksheet. This article discusses form CJ-D 304, which can be obtained from the website of the Massachusetts courts.

 

Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Worksheet CJ-D 304 Step 1: At the top of the page, enter the name of the case, the docket number you have been assigned, the date on which the form was completed, and the name of the person completing the form.

 

Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Worksheet CJ-D 304 Step 2: In section one, enter your gross weekly income. Subtract child care, health and dental/vision insurance, and other support obligations. Provide all these numbers for both spouses. Enter the available income where indicated.

 

Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Worksheet CJ-D 304 Step 3: Section two concerns calculating your support payments. Consult Table A a the bottom of the page to complete line 2a.

 

Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Worksheet CJ-D 304 Step 4: Use Table B at the bottom of the page to complete the calculation required on line 2b.

 

Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Worksheet CJ-D 304 Step 5: To complete line 2c, multiply the amount on line 2a by the amount on line 2b.

 

Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Worksheet CJ-D 304 Step 6: Divide line 1f by line 1g for the person who is receiving payment to complete line 2d.

 

Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Worksheet CJ-D 304 Step 7: Multiply lines 2c and 2d to copmlete line 2e.

 

Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Worksheet CJ-D 304 Step 8: Subtract line 2c from line 2e to complete line 2f.

 

Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Worksheet CJ-D 304 Step 9: Divide line 2f by the line 1f for the person receiving payments to complete line 2g.

 

Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Worksheet CJ-D 304 Step 10: Follow the instructions on line 2h to determine your final weekly support amount.


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