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Yes. Just because you're not married doesn't mean you're not the child's father, and it's on that basis that child support is ordered. * Additionally, both parents are equally responsible for supporting their child/children. Courts no longer grant custodial rights to the mother simply because she is "the mother". However, the law presumes that an unmarried woman retains sole custody to a child until a court rules otherwise. The father must establish parentage before the court will consider child support, custodial, visitation or other issues

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Q: Does the father of a child have to pay child support if he is not married to the mother and wants custodial rights in Idaho?
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If the mother get married does the non custodial father continue to pay child support?

Yes. If he is the father he pays child support.

Does a non-custodial mother have to pay child support to the father?

Yes, if the father is the custodial parent. It works just the same as when the mother is the custodial parent. The non-custodial pay child support based on their income and other factors.

Can a custodial father seek child support from the mother?

Yes. The custodial father has a right to child support from the mother depending on their respective economic circumstances. Many mothers pay child support.

Does the father of a child have to pay child support if he is not married to the mother and wants no custodial rights?

Yes,the dead beat is expected to pay up.

Should custodial FATHERS receive child support?


If a mother receives child support does she automatically have custody of the children?

Single mothers have sole custody by default. Married mother must address it with the court. Non-custodial mothers can still get a child support award from the father.

How come a father has to automatically pay for child support and a mother may not if the father is the custodial parent?

A custodial parent may have to pay child support if his income is significantly higher than that of the non-custodial parent based on the non-custodial parent's "parenting time" percentage.

Can a non-custodial mother file for child support from the non-custodial father?

No, the person who has the child is the person who gets the child support so she would have to pay child support herself, as well as the father, to the person who has custody of the child.

What should the Non custodial father do if the kids have been with him for years living in my house and now the mother tries to get support when they move with her?

In such a case, the non-custodial father should prepare to begin paying child support.

When calculating child support does the father add the mothers income to his then pay the mother 26percent to her?

No. If you are not married you pay child support to the custodial guardian, in this case the mother (?), and they take a 26% (?) out of your income to pay for the child. She is also already spending a % of her income. Since you are not married you do not share a income.

How much do you pay for child support if the father is not married to the mother?

If the father is not married to the mother your mum doesn't have to pay a single penny

Why does father who has custody of two children but still pays non custodial parent child support?

That does not seem right. The father needs to go back to court and get the Judgement altered so that the mother pays the non custodial support.

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