Chicago, IL asked in Child Support for Indiana

Q: Im getting married to a man that is paying child support

My fiance is currently paying child support for all four children and he is paying child support in Lafayette Indiana ,Gary Indiana, Indianapolis and in Wisconsin my question is will I have to pay child support out of my paycheck and out of my taxes if we got married

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Alexander Florian Steciuch

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  • Valparaiso, IN
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: The answer is both yes and no.

You are not personally liable for your future husband's child support payments. Therefore your wages cannot be garnished to cover his child support.

However, if his child support payments are in arrears and his tax refund is attached to pay for the arrears, if you file jointly the refund could be pulled to pay for those arrears.

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