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No, California community property laws do not apply to child support. The biological parents of a child/children are the only ones who can be held legally responsible for financial support.


Yes, it is a requirement to include the income in a request for a modification. see links below.

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Q: Is your new spouse's income used to calculate child support in California?
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What percentage is used to calculate child support on spouses income?

In California, 20% of a second spouse or S/O income cane be used.

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That cannot be done in any state, but in California, 20% of the income of your new spouse/SO can be used in a child support modification. see link

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Not pay the child support, but under certain circumstances, 20% of your income can be used in a modification. This also applies if you are cohabiting. see link

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