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Answered 2007-01-12 02:12:19

No, only the biological parents are required to pay child support. Depending on the state you live in you may have to pay her alimony.

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If you adopt a child while married and then get divorced will you be obligated to pay child support?

yes


Who is obligated to pay child support after getting divorced?

Depends who has custody of the children as well as employment let alone the laws where you reside.


Is a father legally obligated to pay for child support all the way through college?

The parent either mother or father is obligated to pay child support until that child/children turn 18 years old.


If the noncustodial parent has another child with someone but they are not married will the child support be reduced?

No, whether or not the obligated parent is married to the person in question is irrelevant. The law presumes that the non custodial parent is obligated to support his or her child in the same manner of living that the child would have experienced if the parents had not divorced.


Can you pay child support for kids from prior relationship if you get divorced?

You cannot be made to pay support for children who are not yours.A stepparent can be required to pay under limit circumstances.Answer to the QuestionYes. If you have children from a prior relationship then you must support them if you get divorced. You are required to pay child support for any of your biological children regardless of your marriage status. The court will enter a child support order.


Do you pay child support if your child has a job?

Yes, you are obligated to support your child until they are emancipated.


Does child support change if the child is employeed?

No. Child support is an obligation of a parent. The child is not obligated to contribute to their own support. An industrious child who works part time is not then burdened by her/his non-custodial parents child support obligation.No. Child support is an obligation of a parent. The child is not obligated to contribute to their own support. An industrious child who works part time is not then burdened by her/his non-custodial parents child support obligation.No. Child support is an obligation of a parent. The child is not obligated to contribute to their own support. An industrious child who works part time is not then burdened by her/his non-custodial parents child support obligation.No. Child support is an obligation of a parent. The child is not obligated to contribute to their own support. An industrious child who works part time is not then burdened by her/his non-custodial parents child support obligation.


If you are living with the mother of the child do you have to pay child support?

It is not clear from your question whether you are the father of the child. If you are the father of the child, you are legally obligated to pay child support if a child support order has been entered by a court. If you are not the father of the child but are living with the child's mother you are not obligated to pay child support.


What is child support?

Child support is court-ordered financial support paid by one parent to the other who has custody of the children, after the parties are separated or divorced, or when the parties were not married.


Is the significant others income included in child support?

No. Only biological parents are responsible for the support and care of their minor child/children. However, a non obligated SO or spouse might be financially affected by child support arrearages and/or obligations. That is why it is advisable for a non obligated person to keep his or her funds in a separate account.


Does a non custodial parent who is not working still have to pay child support?

If a parent has been found by the court to be obligated to support his or her children he or she must conform to the terms of the child support order. The law does not recognize an obligated parent's inability to pay due to job loss or other matters.


If the minor child becomes a high school drop out are you still obligated to pay child support?

Yes, unless the order of support terms deem otherwise, the obligated parent must continue to support his or her minor child according to the child support order.


Are you obligated to pay child support before a divorce is drawn up?

Only if you love your children and/or wish them to be supported, deadbeat.


If there is a child support order in effect what percentage of salary can be garnished?

All US states set the amount of garnishment for child support and arrearages some states base the amount on the number of children as well as the disposable income of the obligated parent. In general, child support garnishment can be as much as 50% of the obligated parents disposable income.


If your parental rights are severed are you still obligated to pay child support in az?

Yes. You are obligated to pay child support in AZ even if your parental rights are severed.


If your parental rights are severed are you still obligated to pay child support in az-?

Yes. You are obligated to pay child support in AZ even if your parental rights are severed.


Do You Still Have to pay child support if you are in college?

If you are obligated to pay child support, being a student does not change that.


There are two age of majority children and the recipient spouse of child support is moving to another country without the children what is the impact to child support?

If by your state laws, you are obligated to pay beyond high school, than you can request that your payments go directly to the children, PLUS file a motion that the amount the residential parent was obligated to spend on the children, also be sent to them. In a Missouri case, when the child took up residence with her boyfriend, while away at college, and was no longer living with the mother, the mother was obligated to pay her part, based on the child support guidelines, to the daughter. The mother lost on appeal. It was her belief that only the father should be obligated. With two child support payments, the daughter was getting $1800 a month for living expenses.See related link below


My friend and his wife just got divorced His wife had a baby by a doner If there was no adoption is he legally obligated to pay child support?

This should have been addressed in the divorced, but 20 states do require it. see links below


How much child support are you obligated to pay for three children?

Depends on where you live, how much you make and can also depend on how much custody you have of the kids. Child support is usually a percentage of net income (e.g., in Illinois, 20% for one child, 25% for two children).


Do the courts take into consideration the custodial parents income in determining child support?

Yes, as both parents are obligated to support the children but there are alternatives. see links below.


If the father of a child gets married and owes back child support can the spouse be obligated to pay his back child support in CA?

no


Is a father obligated to pay child support if his minor child has a child?

That would not exempt the minor child's father from paying support.


If the father of a child gets married and owes back child support can the spouse be obligated to pay his back child support in NJ?

no


if a child lives with a divorced husband must she pay child support to him in North Carolina?

Yes. In every state both are parents obligated to provide for their child and since it's the custodial parent who takes care of the child the non-custodial parent pay child support. The law is the same for mothers and fathers.


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