Can child support be taken from wife?

Can child support be taken from wife?

While the court can garnish the wages of the child support obligor, the court cannot look to a new spouse's income to satisfy a child support judgment. However, the new spouse can voluntarily offer to assist with the payments of old or current child support payments if he or she wishes to provide assistance.

What if my wife doesn’t want child support?

Fortunately, for some non-custodial parents who cannot afford or don't want to pay child support, it is possible for both spouses to opt out of child support payments. But this is usually only possible if the non-custodial parent is willing to completely give up his or her parental rights of the child.

How does child support work when you’re married?

Your husband is obligated to pay child support. In general, only your husband's income will be considered to determine the proper child support. However, if he is capable of earning more than he is currently earning, the court may impute income to him based on his ability, rather than actual earnings.

What if I am married but I have a baby with another man?

I am married, but I had a baby with another man. If you are married to someone other than the father of your child and you want the biological father's name on your child's birth certificate, you need two forms: an Affidavit of Non-paternity and a Voluntary Acknowledgment of Parentage form.