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File a motion to modify. In 2000, Judge David Grey Ross, Commissioner of the Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement ruled that support cannot accrue while in prison.

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Q: If you were in prison is there a way to reduce the amount of child support owed to the state of Texas for government assistance paid to the custodial parent during that time?
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If the custodial parent is on SSI disability are the benefits considered a source of income when determining child support in Indiana?

The custodial parent (the one who has the child/children) is receiving SSI that is not included in the decision of the amount of support paid by the non custodial parent. If the non custodial parent is receiving SSD or SSI or other public assistance it is included in the decision for the amount of child support granted and such benefits can be garnished. Please click on the related links below: Public Web A non custodial parent, unfortunately, cannot be forced to pay child support!! What kind of country do we live in??


If custodial parent deviated from original child support amount can she increase the support later?

If the custodial parent agreed to deviate from the original child support amount, she can increase it back to the original amount if there is a court order. In additional, the non-custodial parent may have to pay back child support for the time when he paid less.


How is child support determined if you support your kids with no government assistance but the mother gets government assistance?

In general, child support is a percentage of the obligor's net income. Whether or not the other parent/child receives public assistance is not relevant to this calculation. If the amount of support received is less than the public assistance grant, the State will retain the child support as reimbursement. If support exceeds the grant, the grant will be discontinued and the support will be forwarded to the other parent.


Is unemployment of the custodial parent used to determine child support?

No. Support amounts are based upon the income and assets of the non custodial parent. The amount is not increased because the custodial parent is not employed because the money is for the support of the child not the custodial parent.


I am getting child support from my non custodial parent can he deduct my ssi benefit from the support amount that he has to give me?

No he can not.


Will Social Security Disability affect a custodial parent's child support amount?

No. The non custodial parent's income and assets in conjunction with state laws pertaining to the issue determine the amount of child support that should be paid. The income of the custodial parent is only considered in very rare circumstances.


How is support figured when the Non custodial parent is also the non custodial parent for 2 other families?

Support for the oldest non-custodial child is a percentage of the non-custodial parent's net income. For the next oldest non-custodial child, the NCP's income is reduced by the amount of support ordered and actually paid for the older child, and so forth.


Does child support go up when your awarded a lawsuit?

If there is a current order for support the custodial parent would need to file suit to have the amount increased regardless of the circumstances of the non custodial parent.


Can the non-custodial parent sue for child support for the amount of time the spends with the non-custodial parent?

Generally, the order will simply suspend support for the period(s) during which the child is with the NCP.


Are the children suppose to get money out of the child support the non custodial father pays?

Child support is the non-custodial parent's portion of the expenses of the child, including housing, food, clothing and so on. It is up to the custodial parent whether an "allowance" can be paid to the child from the child support amount.


Does the non-custodial parent need to have insurance on the child when paying child support in Texas?

Yes, if it is so ordered in the child support agreement. If the parent loses their insurance and the custodial parent has the ability to insure the child - it will be possible for the state to order the custodial parent to do so. This may change the amount of support the non custodial parent pays - it is entirely up to the whim of the courts.


Can a child who has become an adult cancel back child support owed by the non-custodial parent?

No. The back child support is owed to the custodial parent and the amount due doesn't go away until it has been paid.

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