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20-165. Rules establishing child support guidelines. (a) The supreme court shall adopt rules establishing guidelines for the amount of child support to be ordered in any action in this state including, but not limited to, K.S.A. 39-755 and K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 23-2215, and amendments thereto, article 30 of chapter 23 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto, and K.S.A. 2017 Supp. 23-2711, and amendments thereto.

(b) In adopting such rules, the court shall consider all relevant factors, including, but not limited to:

(1) The needs of the child;

(2) the standards of living and circumstances of the parents;

(3) the relative financial means of the parents;

(4) the earning ability of the parents;

(5) the need and capacity of the child for education;

(6) the age of the child;

(7) the financial resources and earning ability of the child;

(8) the responsibility of the parents for the support of others; and

(9) the value of services contributed by both parents.

History: L. 1986, ch. 219, § 2; L. 1992, ch. 312, § 1; L. 2011, ch. 26, § 39; L. 2012, ch. 162, § 29; L. 2014, ch. 116, § 1; July 1.


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