When is Child Support Applicable and What Does It Cover?
The financial well-being of the children is always of the highest consideration when couples separate or divorce. If one parent has custody of the children, for the most part, that doesn’t mean the other parent is no longer obligated to offer financial assistance for the expenses of the children. So what things does child support typically cover? The general and rather broad list includes: Schooling Medical costs Food Housing Clothing Extracurricular activities Generally, child support is paid by the partner with more income, but less time with the children. The amount is typically negotiated depending on the state of the...Read more