Q: What can be claimed as extra-curricular sporting and school fees and expenses for a grade school child/
I have a court order for child support that includes payment for (1/2) of all extra-curricular sporting and school fees and expenses. Before I start a "new battle" considering this issue I am inquiring as to what this actually pertains to concerning my 9 year old child. For example: School supplies, a backpack, booster club fees, gym shoes, and lunches prepared at home but ate at school due to dietary restrictions and needs.
A: School fees is straightforward.
Expenses might involve dispute over the quality and cost of equipment.
Some baseball mitts cost more than others.
Cheryl Powell agrees with this answer
A: Diet adjustments should be made in child support and are not an extracurricular or a school expense if lunches are prepared at home.
School supplies are not school fees---that is the book fees and whatever is required to be paid for every child at the beginning of the school year or every semester. School expenses are school supplies, backpack, gym shoes if used primarily for gym.
I do not know what booster club fees are. If sporting that everyone does not have to pay, fits there. If something that every kid has to pay it is school fees.
Extra-curricular sporting . . .if no comma between them, then sporting only. If comma, both sporting and other extra-curriculars.
extra-curricular sporting and school fees and expenses. Before I start a "new battle" considering this issue I am inquiring as to what this actually pertains to concerning my 9 year old child. For example: School supplies, a backpack, booster club fees, gym shoes, and lunches prepared at home but ate at school due to dietary restrictions and needs.
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