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The short answer is yes, the court can make you pay more even if you agree. If both you and your spouse agree on the amount of child support to be paid, it could help avoid a lengthy litigation process. However, even though you may agree on the amount of child support, the court has the right to throw your agreement out if it finds it to be inadequate and not in the "best interest of the child". Any support agreement has to be submitted to the judge for his approval before it would be enforceable. The state has certain minimum amounts that are calculated using a formula that takes into account the respective incomes of both parents to determine a minimum amount.
But there is nothing that would prevent your wife from voluntarily returning the child support if she did not need it for the care of any children.
You can put in your personal financial info here to get an idea of what the court will determine to be the minimum amount:
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