Do I have to pay child support if I lose custody?

Do I have to pay child support if I lose custody?

In a nutshell, loss of custody does not affect the legal relationship between you and your child, only the living arrangements. And, most importantly, you maintain responsibility to support your child financially (that is, you are not excused from paying child support!).

Is it better for a father to put himself on child support?

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"Putting himself on child support" will only accomplish one thing – he will be paying child support! So, let him do it. It will gain him absolutely nothing regarding custody, visitation, or parental rights.

Does child support go up when alimony ends?

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.