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Income Garnishment
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Is your new spouse's income used to calculate child support in California?

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January 16, 2010 10:00PM

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.

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