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Legal Statutes: Vermont

UPDATED March 29, 2017

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Subchapter 3A. Child Custody and Support

back to top655. Total child support obligation

In any proceeding to establish or modify child support, the total support obligation shall be presumed to be the amount of child support needed, from which a parental support obligation shall be calculated and ordered to be paid unless support is established under section 659 of this title. The court shall review the adequacy of a child support amount agreed to by the parties with reference to the total support obligation.

1985, Adj. Sess., No. 180, § 3.