University of Wisconsin–Madison

Guidelines

State guidelines for calculating child support orders are established through statute, administrative regulation, and/or court rule or decision. Federal regulations require states and tribes to implement and regularly review their child support guidelines.

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The Use of Child Support Guidelines in Wisconsin: 1996 to 2007

  • Steven T. Cook and Patricia Brown
  • Report
  • December 2013
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Child Support Orders and the Incarceration of Noncustodial Parents

  • Daniel R. Meyer and Emily Warren
  • Report
  • December 2011
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Updating Estimates of the Costs of Raising Children with a Focus on Medical Support Costs

  • Maximilian D. Schmeiser and Gina M. Longo
  • Report
  • December 2010
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How Did the 2004 Change in Wisconsin’s Guidelines Affect Child Support Payments?

  • Ingrid E. Rothe, Steven T. Cook, and Anat Yom-Tov
  • Report
  • January 2008