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Income does not include gifts received from third parties. So, your financial assistance is not included in income. However, a court can impute income if he is under-employed or unemployed in "bad faith" in an effort to avoid paying child support.
To show bad faith, there must be evidence of:
Past Income information;
Past employment history;
Documents or awards related to education or work achievements;
Documents demonstrating that previous employment was voluntarily terminated.
Please let me know if I can clarify anything.
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