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If I move out of state and re-marry, will my new ...

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If I move out of state and re-marry, will my new wife''s income count towards the support I must pay? She has a child of her own.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Roger replied 8 years ago.

Generally, NO. This is so because a new spouse has absolutely no obligation to suppot the child in any way whatsoever.

The only real exception is if the new spouse works and the parent does not. In this instance, a court may take into account the new spouse's income to make sure the child is adequately supported.

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Thank you Adam.
Expert:  Roger replied 8 years ago.
You're welcome and Good Luck.