Fort Worth, TX asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Texas

Q: Would I have to pay c/s to my ex if our children live with me? I work full time- pay for everything & he refuses to work

My two children live with me. I work full time. I pay for the insurance and everything for them. He only has to pay $100 a month for child support. He refuses to work to avoid having to pay child support, he collects VA money for my child and doesn’t do anything for them. Now he’s trying to reverse the roles and have me pay him child support, when they live with me and I am the sole provider. Even though we have 50/50 custody. Is it possible that I may have to pay him child support?

1 Lawyer Answer

Rahlita D. Thornton

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  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: You need to review your order and that controls as to who is responsible for child support. If there is a modification by the other party and you have been served with it then you should get an attorney to fight the modification. It is possible for either party to be ordered to pay child support.

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