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He will have to pay whatever the order states he has to pay. However, he can ask for a reduction in child support by filing a Motion to Modify. There are a couple of extra percentage points knocked off if he has other children. However, before he files he will want to talk to the local lawyer and make sure that the judge there interprets the statute that way. I have seen a few judges that take the position that you only get the lower amount if you are paying child support on another child, not just because you have another child. Most will grant the request though.