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How much will the military make my babys father pay in child support??

my babys father is military and doesnt want this baby but he will have to pay child support.

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:09 PM on Feb. 27, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • First there will a DNA test if he desides he doesn't believe u, then in order to collect child support, you will first need to complete a form called an "Income Withholding Order." This form is then sent to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS),Cleveland Center, Garnishment Operations in order to initiate the military child support payment process. The Income Withholding Order is the only form that will suffice in initiating child support payments as it actually directs the government to withhold money and allocate it for child support. Even a divorce decree that approve child support payments does not give the government authorization it needs to begin the process.
    Here is # u can call id u have any questions:

    Defense Finance and Accounting Service
    Cleveland DFAS-GAG/CL
    PO Box 998002 Cleveland, Ohio 44199-8002
    FAX: (216) 522-6960
    Michigan-Mom74

    Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 10:22 PM on Feb. 27, 2011

  • thank you so much!! im guessing youve been thru this?? is it a fairly easy process?
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 10:26 PM on Feb. 27, 2011

  • With a parent being in the Military ia nice. They WILL have to it whether they like it or not. Alot easier then a non-military parent! The government will withhold the money used for CS automatically. As for how much $ will be based upon what he makes and his expenses, kinda the civilian courts do it. It may be helpful l to have the advice of a qualified lawyer as you begin to move about the special circumstances presented by military child support. So if u do, choose to consult an attorney, be sure that he or she has experience dealing in military affairs. It is alot different dealing with the military and ordering CS. It also doesn't matter if he is TDY overseas.

    Michigan-Mom74

    Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 10:32 PM on Feb. 27, 2011

  • Its alot more time consuming the the traditional in civilian courts. Thats why I think u would do good to get the advice of a JAG lawyer, or justa lawyer whoi knows about the military rules.
    Michigan-Mom74

    Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 10:35 PM on Feb. 27, 2011

  • I am a military brat and grew up with that, u learn a few things. Especially id u dated a JAG lawyer for a few yrs. JAG....
    Judge Advocate General, a fancy name for a military atty. But I don't know fo sure if u qualify for one.
    Michigan-Mom74

    Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 10:39 PM on Feb. 27, 2011

  • so true..lol thanks for all ur help, i still got months to go until i have to really worry about it, but its good to be prepared!
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 10:46 PM on Feb. 27, 2011

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