Questions about child support

My spouse pays his ex-girlfriend child support for their two boys. If he and I have a child together, would that affect his child support to his ex-girlfriend as he now has a third child to care for? I know the laws probably vary depending on where you live, but that’s okay, let’s hear the law where you live. Thank you in advance!!

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They count kids in MI. They either leave the set rate as is or lower it.

Its income based and doesn’t change based on current family size.

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Nope. You’d get a less of a payment.

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They take into account his bills and his income. But he has to go and request them to go back over it. It’s not automatic. Another child would make things a-little different

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Nope, it’s completely based off income.

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Depends on the state. RI says no. Just because you make multiple children doesn’t mean the first get less and less money.

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Every 3 years in ga you can go and have it re evaluated

Where I live it’s based on his income, nothing to do with my family!

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I’m my experience you have to apply for a modification so if his income has gone up that might hurt you but if income is less or same and now a kid that’s an income change and contact your child support office

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MA it would not the other children come first

Not in maine. My hubby had 3 kids with me and his support never changed for his first

No. Its based on his income. However do have him report he does have another child hes responsible for.

No it’s based off of income. It does not matter how many other children he has.

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Where i live its doesnt change anything. Im in bc

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No. It wont change and it shouldn’t change.
If he cant afford to continue to pay his support then he shouldn’t have another baby.

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Actually some states do in fact factor in any other children. My daughter’s fathers child support whlent down when we had her. That is Delaware they also do so in NJ

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No. Won’t affect it. He still has two kids to take care of. The only thing that changes it is how often he has them or if they agree on less.

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Yes, they would count his new dependent. Might reduce it slighty… might not

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In Texas they take other children you’re legally obligated to support into consideration and it can drop the amount down. He has to request a re-evaluation of child support.

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