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I’m in MA and am renegotiating my child support agreement based on the new guidelines. I currently pay $600 per week in Alimony. My question is, when calculating the new amount of child support, should we add the Alimony I am giving her to her income before calculating?
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Family Lawyer: Lucy, Esq., Lawyer replied 3 months ago
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I'm Lucy, and I'd be happy to answer your questions today.

Yes, you do. Alimony is specifically listed as a source of income that should be included on pages 4-5 of the Massachusetts child support guidelines.

https://www.mass.gov/files/documents/2017/09/01/2017-child-support-guidelines.pdf

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Thank you. 19. says "spousal support received from a person not a party to this order;". What does "not a party to this order" mean?
Family Lawyer: Lucy, Esq., Lawyer replied 3 months ago

That means someone either than the two of you. I'm sorry, I misread the question. It would be counted if she were getting alimony from someone else.

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