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Should she pay him more?

Anonymous
Posted by Anonymous
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Mom and dad get divorced, they have a young child. They agree on 50/50 custody and since the mom makes more at the time of the divorce, she pays him a very hundred in child support each month. Mom has the child through most of the school week and pays most of the child's expenses plus insurance. 

It has now been four years since they separated and dad still has only a part-time job, making significantly less than the mom, so she continues paying child support. He refuses to look for another job or gain full-time employment, he has no plans of looking for a new job anytime soon. He wants her to start paying for some things that the child needs at his house, she says no, she is doing enough. He says she must not care about the child then. He wants more in child support to make up for her not buying things for his house. She doesn't want to, do you think she should?

Posted by Anonymous on Feb. 21, 2017 at 7:02 PM
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Gorilla_Mama
by Ruby Member on Feb. 21, 2017 at 7:04 PM
I see what you're doing.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Feb. 21, 2017 at 7:04 PM
Well this is subtle.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Feb. 21, 2017 at 7:06 PM

talk about enabling

Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Feb. 21, 2017 at 7:07 PM
I think you already know the answer here...
Anonymous
by Anonymous 5 on Feb. 21, 2017 at 7:07 PM
Try harder
Anonymous
by Anonymous 6 on Feb. 21, 2017 at 7:10 PM
I think she should pay for EVERYTHING EVERYTHING EVERYTHING 🎤
Anonymous
by Anonymous 7 on Feb. 21, 2017 at 7:12 PM
I think he should shove that crack pipe he is smoking in his a** and STFU.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 8 on Feb. 21, 2017 at 7:20 PM
If not paying more equals not caring, then he should recognize his lack of caring and get a job that supports himself as well as contribute to the child's needs.
Asking the mother for more is ridiculous
mmm2015
by Eldouchedegrande on Feb. 21, 2017 at 7:23 PM

Depends on what it is.


FromAtoZ
by Gold Member on Feb. 21, 2017 at 7:25 PM

He can be ordered to obtain suitable employment at a wage that fits his position and such.  Or, the court can determine the amount of child support based on what his earning potential is.  

She has no legal, or moral, obligation to support his home outside of the court ordered child support. 

Emotional blackmail should be ignored.  Don't feed in to it.

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