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Will you still get child support payment if the father is on welfare?

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Answered 2008-07-23 03:20:16

Child support is calculated based on income of the father (or mother in such a case). If the father is unemployed his child support will still be calculated based on whatever minimum wage is in your state. The only time this does not apply is when the father is on disability. Welfare shouldn't matter.

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