Denver, CO asked in Child Support for Colorado

Q: my son's dad wont agree to the child support calculator based upon his income wages will the judge tell him different?

we recently had mediation and we set a parenting plan he agreed to everything but when it came down to the child support I wanted it to go by the calculator based on his income wages and he didn't agree my son lives with me full time he would only have him weekends up until now with this new parenting plan he's always been flip flopping on his child support he hasn't been consistently giving me support until recently and it's always been the amount he wants every two weeks he gives me 150$ and what that calculator estimates the amount that he needs to give me is double the amount he currently gives me so I want to know will the judge grant that based upon his income? I've always been the primary parent for my son in 10 years he's never been to any school activities or doctor appointments of any sort so I feel like he should pay more to support my son some sort of way .

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John Hyland Barrett III

Answered
  • BOULDER, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: The court will probably follow the child support guidelines, unless there is a very good reason to deviate from them. You should retain an attorney to help you with this.

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