Will Joint Custody Stop Child Support if We Are Not Married?

Answer Joint custody does not usually affect child support, whether you're married or not. Joint custody means you and your ex-partner must make major decisions about your child together, regardless of ho... Read More »

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Can a parent that is behind in child support get joint custody of a child whos mother already has full legal custody?

AnswerCertainly some evidence of responsibility (ie paying child support, job, time spent with the child) would help your case. Joint custody, however, is not just for the purpose of reducing chil... Read More »

If you have joint custody on paper and one parent hardly sees the kids can you file for child support custody?

Answer Probably not, I tried. For more information see CA Family Law Code 7822 you want the Case Law -... Read More »

Why does your boyfriend have to pay child support when he has joint custody of his kids you live together and have a child of your own?

The answer is simple: Child support is paid to the parent who has physical custody of the children by the parent who does not support the children in a residential setting on a daily basis. The chi... Read More »

Do you still have to pay child support if you have joint custody?

That is determinant of differences in income as well as living situations. see links below.