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Child support ? Platypus 1 child; Massachusetts 2577 posts
31st Oct '12

BD ( i hate this term, but oh well) pays 308 a month. He started doing this when he was making minimum wage 2 years ago. Well now he gets paid over 13 an hour, and I ask him politely to help pay for some things here and there. In reality, he should be paying a lot more, but I don't want that to discourage him from seeing his daughter. He doesn't have any clothes for her, and has only bought her one pair of pants in almost 3 years of her life. I dont think me asking him to pay half for her shoes (which would be 15 bucks) is asking a lot. I don't know if I should take him back to court.. WDYT?

Dana Houle 2 kids; New York 124 posts
31st Oct '12

take him back and they can update it. still 17% for one child so it might be a few dollars more

CerealMakerWife♥ TTC since Apr 2013; 5 kids; Ukraine 36287 posts
31st Oct '12

Ask for a review. They will adjust the CS.

Brooke Cumberland TTC since Oct 2013; 1 child; Wisconsin 420 posts
31st Oct '12
Quoting CerealMakerWife♥:" Ask for a review. They will adjust the CS."


This! You can ask for a review and you both fill out a financial statement and then it will be adjusted properly.