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My husband makes $80,000 a year gross. I make $35,000 a year

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My husband makes $80,000 a year gross. I make $35,000 a year gross. Neither one of us owns our apartments (we both rent). How much child support should I be receiving? He spents one evening a week and most weekends with her.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Jack R. replied 7 years ago.
What are your net incomes (after taxes etc.)
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
In 2008 it was $34,000
Expert:  Jack R. replied 7 years ago.
How about your spouse's net income ?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I have no idea - he gets the deduction for her and he's a school teacher in NJ who has a PhD. He would probably pay at least 10% of his salary - so maybe $70,000?
Expert:  Jack R. replied 7 years ago.

Child support should be roughly between $130-$150/week. It will depend on other expenses e.g. medical. othe children each party pay for the child, and how many overnights non custodial parent has.


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