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how much should he be paying for child support

so my sons dad pays me 180 a month in child support. he makes 15 plus dollars an hour and i have no insurance for him. i make 8.50 an hour. does this seem reasonable?

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Asked by natasha86 at 8:25 PM on Aug. 13, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • I think you should be getting more than that.

    Answer by Cochise at 8:27 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • That is the amount I get for my oldest daughter, but her bio dad makes way more then that.

    Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 8:28 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • He should pay whatever amount the court order is for.


    Answer by pixie_trix at 8:29 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • Nope, 180 is a good amount, better than what i get which is 0.00 your lucky!

    Answer by DeeMarie87 at 8:33 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • Here its 13% for one kid

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 8:34 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • Go to google and search for the Child Support Calculator for your state. It will tell you.

    Answer by admckenzie at 8:36 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • well it depends on how many hours he works for us to determine if that's a fair amount or not.

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 8:41 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • it's court ordered i here men are paying 300-400 a month as well as insurance. i'm supposed to be getting medical insurance and i'm not that is in our order too

    Comment by natasha86 (original poster) at 8:42 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • he works 40-50hours a week, i'm lucky if i get 30

    Comment by natasha86 (original poster) at 8:43 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • I would make an appointment for a hearing and have it calculated by the courts.

    Answer by bcauseimthemom at 8:46 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

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