My husband has two daughters from an ex, she is one of those money hungry greedy women that use the dads. We understand child support and don’t want to get rid of it completely but the amount she was awarded compared to his income is making it very difficult to live. She was awarded $1000 a month for two girls, so he brings home around $800 every two weeks. We have three kids together and I’m not sure how the 2 kids from her get more support from our 3 kids. It is very frustrating. While they live comfortably we have to struggle and my 3 children go without. Is there any way to take my husband to court to order child support for my 3 children to level the playing field, it’s all kids are equal?
It sounds to me as though you should have him file a request for modification of support based on current circumstances. Having other children does make a difference in the computation of support.
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The key is whether he was present when this order was made, and if so, did he inform the court that he supported three other children and that he needed 3 hardship deductions. If not, he needs to file for a modification.
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