I was told by one lawyer that VA disability Service connected income does not count, but another attorney say's that the statues have changed and now is included as income for child support, Which is correct in Florida?
I will let a FLA-licensed attorney speak specifically as to FLA, but a Supreme Court case opened the door for all states to do so if they choose to. I can tell you that if a court orders child support, it can be apportioned from your VA benefits under 38 CFR 3.450 and 452.
Your VA disability service connected income can be used to determine child support. If you also qualify for Social Security Disability pay, you may be able to obtain payment for your dependents which may reduce your child support obligation. Meet with a lawyer with whom you are comfortable for more specific guidance.
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I agree with the previous responses. the answer is Yes, it can be factored in. Wishing you all the best. David Carroll
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