Asked in Family Law for Ohio

Q: If a father is paying child support what else is he obligated to pay if there is no other court orders

There is only a order for child support

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Lee Thompson Esq
Lee Thompson Esq
Answered
  • Lancaster, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: The order would have to be modified. Right now, if all the order says is child support, then that's it. If someone wants the father to pay other costs, such as uninsured or uncovered medical, that would need to be an order of the court. It's odd there was nothing more in the order.

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