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Family Law News

Posted on: Nov 16, 2016

By Mag. Kimberly Dean Mattingly, Marion Superior Court

When drafting a settlement agreement for a case with children, remember that extra-curricular activities are divided pro rata, not 50/50. See Guideline 8 “Other Extraordinary Expenses.” When the parents’ incomes are very disparate, requiring the low-earner to pay 50% of an expense may mean the child does not get to participate.
The same is true for uninsured medical expenses after the 6% amount is paid by the custodial parent.

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