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Legal Statutes: Oklahoma

UPDATED May 25, 2017

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Divorce and Alimony

back to top§ 118. Child support guidelines

A. There shall be a rebuttable presumption in any judicial or administrative proceeding for the award of child support, that the amount of the award which would result from the application of the following guidelines is the correct amount of child support to be awarded.

B. The Schedule of Basic Child Support Obligations [FN1] assumes that all families incur certain child-rearing expenses and includes in the basic child support obligation an average amount to cover these expenses for various levels of the parents' combined income and number of children, comprised of housing, food, transportation, basic public educational expenses, clothing, and entertainment.
Laws 1988, c. 224, § 1, emerg. eff. June 20, 1988. Renumbered from Title 12, § 1277.7 by Laws 1989, c. 333, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 1989. Laws 1989, c. 362, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 1989; Laws 1992, c. 251, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1992; Laws 1993, c. 307, § 2, emerg. eff. June 7, 1993; Laws 1994, c. 356, § 14, eff. Sept. 1, 1994; Laws 1995, c. 1, § 13, emerg. eff. March 2, 1995; Laws 1997, c. 403, § 11, eff. Nov. 1, 1997; Laws 1998, c. 323, § 8, eff. Oct. 1, 1998; Laws 1999, c. 422, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 1999; Laws 2000, c. 345, § 2, emerg. eff. June 6, 2000; Laws 2000, 1st Ex.Sess., c. 9, § 1, emerg. eff. June 30, 2000; Laws 2002, c. 314, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 2002; Laws 2004, c. 393, § 3, emerg. eff. June 3, 2004; Laws 2006, c. 127, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2006; Laws 2007, c. 1, § 25, emerg. eff. Feb. 22, 2007; Laws 2008, c. 407, § 1, eff. July 1, 2009.