Pennsylvania law requires that child and spousal support be awarded pursuant to a statewide guideline. The state uses a formula to calculate the obligor’s share of basic child support. On top of the basic child support the court may make adjustments to the basic support obligation and may allocate between the parties the additional expenses. These additional expenses include (a) Child care expenses (b)  Health Insurance Premiums (c)  Unreimbursed Medical Expenses (d)  Private School Tuition, Summer Camp, Other Needs and  (e)  Mortgage Payment adjustments. Typically, these expenses shall be allocated between the parties in proportion to their respective net incomes. Continue Reading