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My husband and I are getting divorced. While we were married my husband quit his job to go to shcool full time. When he asked for the divorce, he secured a significant amount of "cost plus" student loans. He also recieved a significant amount of financial help from his parents and sister. ($75,000.) Can his loans be calculated as income for child support calcutaltions?
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This falls under what is considered "income" under Florida law. According to Florida child laws, the court will set child support using a formula based on a number of factors, some of which are:
Salary or wages of each spouse
Bonuses, commissions, allowances, and tips
Business income from self-employment, partnership, etc.
All workers’ compensation, social security, disability benefitsAs you can see, they are all geared towards earnings. Since these are loans, they likely will NOT be counted, I'm afraid.

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