Clearwater, FL asked in Family Law for Florida

Q: Can my ex get more child support from me due to me getting remarried?

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Rand Scott Lieber
Rand Scott Lieber
Answered
  • Hollywood, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Child support is based on each parent's net income. Unless your new marriage increases your income it will not change your child support obligation.

Bruce Alexander Minnick agrees with this answer

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
Answered
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: No; but then again, getting married does not LOWER the amount you owe for children from an earlier marriage either.

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
Answered
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: No. But the again, getting re-married does NOT lower the amount that you still owe.

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