Douglas Lee Bryan's answer A person's spouse's income is not taken into consideration for calculating child support. It can sometimes be used for purposes of asking the court for a deviation to the extent that the spouse's income frees up the parent's income from paying household expenses. This, however, is the exception rather than the rule. Another way of looking at it is that it is the parent's responsibility to provide for their children, not the step-parents.
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer He needs to keep paying support until a court rules otherwise. Your question isn't easily answered in this forum. There are actions that your husband can take if he believes the children aren't being properly raised or getting the educational opportunities they need. And if they no longer live with their mother, he can file to terminate the support order for that reason. Your husband needs to speak with an attorney to discuss his options and the potential cost of doing so. I'd be happy to...
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