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Re: What is child support for?
      07/22/10 03:03 PM

Great post and I also agree with the basic points you are trying to make, heaven.

What is CS for? To me, itís to pay for all the things you would not have to pay for if that child did not exist. For example, like I said in that other thread I think you are talking about:

A one bedroom in my apartment complex costs $520 a month. I have two children so a three bedroom costs $735 a month. Thatís an extra $215 a month.

I used to spend about $100 a month on groceries when it was just me. Now I spend $300 a month on groceries for me and two children. Thatís an extra $200 a month.

Having said that, I think there are misconceptions about what child support is for and how much it should be.

Like the person said in that other thread youíre talking about Ė "my daughter is 2 and couldnít possibly be incurring $1000 a month in expenses!"
It doesn't matter how much it costs to care for your child Ė itís based on how much you make.

Is it right that a NCP making $30K a year pay the same child support a NCP making $100K a year? NO, I donít think so. If he or she still had custody of that child, they would be caring for that child according to their income.

A parent making $100K a year would have their child in name brand clothes, gymnastics, piano lessons, etc. because they can afford it.
Now a parent making $30K a year would not be able to do all those extras, but he or she would still care for their child according to their income.

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* What is child support for? almostheaven 07/22/10 01:37 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? cincsu   07/26/10 02:04 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Sherron   07/26/10 03:25 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? cincsu   07/26/10 04:30 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Sherron   07/26/10 08:29 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? almostheaven   07/27/10 06:59 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? MrsB   07/27/10 07:12 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? almostheaven   07/27/10 10:02 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? MrsB   07/27/10 06:26 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Sherron   07/27/10 08:22 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Cassie23   07/27/10 06:49 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? cincsu   07/26/10 04:24 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? c_jane   07/23/10 03:59 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? almostheaven   07/26/10 07:10 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? gr8Dad   07/23/10 07:04 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? 1966Gal   07/22/10 02:20 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? palmel1234   07/22/10 03:03 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Yes_Dad   07/27/10 06:56 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? palmel1234   07/28/10 01:32 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? cincsu   07/28/10 02:08 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? almostheaven   07/28/10 06:32 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Yes_Dad   07/27/10 06:28 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Avaya   07/23/10 08:07 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? almostheaven   07/23/10 10:35 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Avaya   07/23/10 11:14 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? almostheaven   07/23/10 12:05 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Avaya   07/23/10 12:26 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? almostheaven   07/23/10 01:25 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Sherron   07/23/10 12:48 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? 1004SRS   07/23/10 01:55 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? 1004SRS   07/23/10 08:46 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Avaya   07/23/10 10:15 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? youngatheart   07/23/10 10:48 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Avaya   07/23/10 11:15 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? almostheaven   07/23/10 12:06 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? 1004SRS   07/23/10 02:03 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? youngatheart   07/23/10 11:21 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Avaya   07/23/10 11:27 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? finz   07/23/10 10:23 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Cassie23   07/26/10 03:35 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Sherron   07/26/10 03:42 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Avaya   07/26/10 08:36 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? finz   07/28/10 07:39 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Avaya   07/29/10 11:12 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? almostheaven   07/23/10 12:08 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? 1004SRS   07/23/10 11:33 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Avaya   07/23/10 12:24 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? almostheaven   07/23/10 01:23 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Miranda   07/23/10 11:39 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? 1004SRS   07/23/10 01:50 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? youngatheart   07/23/10 11:20 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? finz   07/23/10 10:21 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? almostheaven   07/23/10 10:38 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? 1004SRS   07/23/10 10:27 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Sherron   07/23/10 08:56 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? onerose   07/23/10 07:31 AM
. * * Actually, not really... almostheaven   07/23/10 10:28 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? youngatheart   07/23/10 10:07 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? Avaya   07/23/10 08:07 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? almostheaven   07/23/10 10:29 AM
. * * Re: What is child support for? c_jane   07/22/10 07:30 PM
. * * Re: What is child support for? almostheaven   07/23/10 06:59 AM

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