Arkansas Advocates for Parental Equality


Arkansas Child Support Calculator (2020)

Arkansas issued a major revision to their child support guidelines in April of 2020. These will go into effect for all orders entered after June 30, 2020. Below you will find a calculator for the new guidelines (Income Shares), as well as a comparison to the old model (Percentage of Obligor). Some notes on the differences between the 2 models are also listed. For more information about child support laws in Arkansas, click here.

For additional details on what qualifies as income, factors that may allow for a deviation from the above formula, split custody, and more, refer to Arkansas Administrative Order 10.

Differences Between the Old and New (2020) Guidelines