Is a father - also a full time student on financial aid, responsible for paying child support in OH?

If a father is a full time student, on financial aid, and only able to maintain a part time job, is he still responsible for paying child support?

Hamilton, OH -

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John Michael Drain Jr.

John Michael Drain Jr.

Divorce / Separation Lawyer - Chagrin Falls, OH
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Every father is responsible to pay child support. The amount of child support is determined by statutory child support guidelines. It may be that in your case there will be a deviation from the guidelines due to your circumstances, but you are not automatically exempt from child support payments.

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