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Does your kid's father... ?

Posted by on Aug. 5, 2013 at 9:51 PM
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Help pay for school fees?  School supplies?  New school clothes?  

What about if your child needs to take an extra class or summer school?  

Does dad help with these expenses at all or do you have to pay them all out of child support or your own income?

by on Aug. 5, 2013 at 9:51 PM
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alexis_06
by on Aug. 6, 2013 at 2:31 AM

nope, he doesnt pay for anything.  he isnt involved tho, so i wouldnt expect him to. 

LittleBlueMama
by on Aug. 6, 2013 at 2:33 AM

My ex husband doesn't help with anything where our son is concerned.

MaddieLainesMom
by Member on Aug. 6, 2013 at 2:36 AM

Her dad's parents will buy her some school clothes when she stays with them over the summer, but other than that it's up to me. Her dad sees her every once in a while, but for the most part it's just me! I'm fine with that though, things are tolerable between us and I don't want to incite drama for DD's sake. Plus, she has other male role models that trump her dad any day!

Robsessed98
by on Aug. 6, 2013 at 7:30 AM
Mine are out of school, but yes, the ex paid for all extras plus support.
fivegirls333
by on Aug. 6, 2013 at 7:34 AM

any GOOD father would.  my 2dd's father does nothing and pays nothing.

steviechick
by on Aug. 7, 2013 at 4:19 PM

I received cs when our daughter was still in HS.  If we had another child I would have done the same for that child.  Making sure that I received enough not only to raise them (food, clothing, shelter) but for extras.  The father is a parent just as much as a mother is.  BOTH are responsible for the care of their child not just one parent.  School fees, supplies, clothes, sports all should be included in the monthly cs for every child.  In  my case, I wouldn't of had it any other way. 

cjsmom1
by Platinum Member on Aug. 7, 2013 at 4:25 PM

I don't get any money at all from my ex.

OCALAMOMOFTWINS
by on Aug. 7, 2013 at 5:26 PM
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I paid the tuition, he refused to help because the school was not one of his choice. We live in 2 different counties, our agreement states that unless the parents agree, the kids go to school in the mother's county. I enrolled them in a very good private preschool, maybe I should have enrolled Dad, too.

Miss-anonymous
by Member on Aug. 7, 2013 at 5:36 PM
I dont not get any money at all from my ex.
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blondie0234
by on Aug. 7, 2013 at 5:41 PM

Nothin

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