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Do you deduct child support from someone that is working a

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Do you deduct child support from someone that is working a one time job, contract labor???
JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: It is the state of Texas
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: No, he is working a contract labor job for me and said that he pays child support. I was curious as to whether withholding should be done or whether he is obligated to send it himself.
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No that is all.
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I'm Lucy, and I'd be happy to answer your questions today.

The non-custodial parent is obligated to pay the child support themselves. It is possible for the non-custodial parent to serve you with a court order requiring you to deduct child support before you pay your worker. Those orders are far more common when someone is a full-time employee than with a contractor working a one-time job. However, you're not obligated to do withholding unless or until you get a court order.

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