Questions Regarding Child Support (Video)

child support questions on Divorce Source RadioThe questions regarding Child Support below are answered by Michigan family law attorney, Henry Gornbein.  Some of these answers are applicable in other states as well, but laws do differ stat-to-state.  You are advised to use these answers as a guide only, and encouraged to check with a local attorney for the exact law in your state.

Questions Regarding Child Support:

Am I still obligated to pay child support while my 18-year-old child takes a year off from high school?

At what age is child support terminated in Michigan for a handicapped child who is unable to be gainfully employed?

Can child support be granted if adopted children receive state subsidies in excess of their child support requirements?

Can child support be reduced in Michigan if I remarry and have more children with my new wife?

Can child support be retroactively modified in Michigan?

Can clothing costs be considered as child support in Michigan?

Can I lower my child support payments in Michigan if I spend more time with my kids?

Can I make my support payments directly to my ex-spouse? Should I?

Can my child’s father be ordered to pay for my child’s college education in Michigan?

Can my ex-spouse make me pay for a private school for our child in Michigan?

Can my ex-spouse make me pay for our child’s college education?

Can the Michigan courts include my new spouse’s income when setting child support?

Do I pay my spouse directly for child support in Michigan?

How and where can paternity be established in Michigan?

How are child care expenses divided in Michigan?

How can child support be changed in Michigan?

How can I get support when I cannot even locate my ex-spouse?

How do I collect child support in Michigan from a noncustodial parent who lives out-of-state?

How do I get my child support increased in Michigan?

How often can a non-custodial parent be taken back for support modification?

If a father terminates his parental rights, does he still have to pay child support in Michigan?

If I get joint custody, will I still have to pay child support in Michigan?

Is it necessary to legally terminate child support at age 18, or does it happen automatically in Michigan?

Is there a minimum child support amount in Michigan that my ex-spouse should have to pay, whether or not they are working?

Must the children be covered by health insurance?

What determines how much child support I have to pay in Michigan?

What if I do not know where the father of my child lives?

What is child support?

Where can I find information about Michigan child support laws and guidelines?

Who can seek a child support modification in Michigan?

Who is going to pay for my child’s daycare in Michigan?

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