Child support: My ex wife is talking about cleaning houses she has done this before and she gets paid under the table . . .

How will her not having proof of income play in her paying me child support?

Nashville, TN -

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James Ronald Tucker Jr.

James Ronald Tucker Jr.

Family Law Attorney - Shelbyville, TN

She will be assumed to make the same amount or have the ability to make the same amount as in the current order until there is a modification. If you suspect she is making more consult with an attorney.

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David Craig Lee

David Craig Lee

Personal Injury Lawyer - Knoxville, TN

There's a presumption in the child support regulations that a person earns or can earn about $25,000 a year. This prevents people from pointing to their empty bank accounts as proof of low income.

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