Emmett, ID asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Idaho

Q: Does having my live in girlfriend (of 9 years) watch my daughter count as work related childcare?

My girlfriend has been in my daughter's life for as long as i have, but my ex doesn't want her to be able to watch my daughter. Where i come from, that's called a family. Not childcare. My ex is angry because i mentioned that i have the right of refusal over daycare, her neighbors, and her old neighbors that she used to live next to, etc.

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Kevin M Rogers
Kevin M Rogers
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Boise, ID
  • Licensed in Idaho

A: 1. Did she charge you to watch your daughter?

2. Did you keep a record of all the money you paid her?

If your answers to either of those questions is “no,” then the answer is no.

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