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Q: If the custodial parent is receiving ssi benefits for a child do they have to notify the court, as a type of income?

My husband has joint legal and pays support for 2 children. His ex tried to get ssi for their son 2 years ago. We have yet to find out what the determination was. She refuses to say anything and hasn't told the court.

Brendan Noel Guilford
Brendan Noel Guilford
answered on Sep 11, 2017

SSI benefits are not typically considered income for purposes of child support calculation.

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