Do I have to pay child support if wife makes more?

Do I have to pay child support if wife makes more?

If she is the primary custodian, you will owe child support to her. If you two have shared custody, or equal custodial time, then, in this state, the higher wage earner will still have an obligation to pay child support to the lower wage earner, however it will be a reduced figure due to his or her shared custody time.

Does child support go up when alimony ends?

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Unless agreed to otherwise, the answer is no. The termination of child support does not automatically cause an increase in spousal support. The party requesting modification must file a motion within 6 months of the date that child support ends.

Can child support take your spouse’s income?

When a parent who owes child support remarries, the new spouse's income cannot be tapped for the past due to child support payments. 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.

Can I go after my ex husband’s new wife for child support in New York?

Because remarriage alone doesn't entitle a parent to a modification of child support. Whether you, your ex, or both, have remarried, the new spouse has no duty to support your children from a prior marriage or relationship.