Start Your Divorce Today - Premium Divorce Online


Divorce Source Community Forums >> Child Custody and Visitation

dcc
recently joined


Reged: 10/04/04
Posts: 1
Financial responsibility and custodial parent
      10/04/04 05:14 PM

Will the court look at financial responsibility issue when determining the custodial parent ? Couple has 1 child - wife has 2 others from previous marriage. Wife makes way less than husband and wants to be custodial parent and receive hefty child support from husband. Husband has proof of wife's financial irresponsibility (both during the marriage and when wife was single) and wants to be custodial parent w/no child support from wife. argues that he would manage the resources that he would have to pay to the wife as child support more responsibly and that child would have a better life. They have agreed in principle to the mechanics of joint custody - the only sticking point is the custodial parent issue. Do courts give any weight to the "who's a more responsible financial mgr" question ?

Post Extras Print Post   Remind Me!     Notify Moderator


Entire topic
Subject Posted by Posted on
* Financial responsibility and custodial parent dcc 10/04/04 05:14 PM
. * * Re: Financial responsibility and custodial parent gramto4   10/08/04 07:21 AM
. * * Not likely Melody   10/04/04 06:43 PM
. * * Well, actually is COULD... gr8Dad   10/04/04 08:05 PM
. * * Re: Well, actually is COULD... Diane67   10/04/04 09:27 PM
. * * Yes, I am...nm gr8Dad   10/05/04 01:38 AM

Extra information
0 registered and 81 anonymous users are browsing this forum.

Moderator:  dsAdmin 



Forum Permissions
      You cannot start new topics
      You cannot reply to topics
      HTML is disabled
      UBBCode is disabled

Rating:
Thread views: 2796

Rate this thread

Jump to

Contact Us Divorce Source Home

*
UBB.threads™ 6.5.1.1


Resources & Tools
Start Your Divorce Online Start Your Divorce
Several Options to Get Started Today.
Divorce Tools Online Divorce Tools
Keeping it Simple to Get the Job Done.
Divorce Downloads Download Center
Instantly Download Books, Guides & Forms.
Divorce and Custody Books Discount Books
Over 100 of the Best Divorce & Custody Books.
Negotiate Online Negotiate Online
Settle your Divorce and Save.
Custody and Support Tracking Custody Scheduling
Make Sure You Document Everything.

Easily Connect With a Lawyer or Mediator
Have Divorce Professionals from Your Area Contact You!
Enter Your Zip Code: