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Mother in jail for 10 days father has them does he have to pay mother child support?
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If the father has the children for anything less than 30 days, child support is still due as ordered by the court. If the father has the children for more than 30 days, then he cannot just stop child support, he must file a motion with the court and ask the court to issue an order giving him relief from child support or give him future credit for child support for the time he had the children.
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Based on the mother going to jail, you could also choose to file a motion for change of custody to get physical custody away from her and make you the new physical custodial parent, which would also terminate your support.
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