Good afternoon, I'm Doug, and I'm very sorry to hear of your situation. My goal is to provide you with excellent service today. In order to give you a clear and concise answer, I will need some additional information about the circumstances, please. 1. Is there a present child custody/visitation order in place? 2. Please state each question you expect answered. I am unable to determine whether I can assist you until I know what you need to know. As you may not be aware, the Rules of JustAnswer specify that each customer ask one question in each question thread. For new questions, the customer is asked to open a new question thread. If the questions are distinctly related, that is okay. But if they are new and different, they must be places in new question threads. Doug
Well, we have no current agreement nor are we currently divorced. My son goes to school from his father (and grandparents) home. He told me he was moving back here shortly after I did, while we were separated and now its been almost two years. He was letting him visit and agreed to a six week visit this summer, I got plane tickets for them both and then he reneged. I will be filing for divorce and for joint custody so that I may have visitation. Normally in this situation I would also start paying child support. Right now, I am a homemaker. Whenever I do get legally divorced, I may get remarried. At that point, assuming I am a homemaker, can my ex go after my new husband for child support?
Good afternoon Sarah, Your new husband and his income are not liable for and child support that the court might order you to pay. Child support is an individual debt, and your new husband's income is entirely safe. You may reply back to me again, using the Reply to Expert link, if you have additional questions. I wish you the best in your future, Doug
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