Child care costs being paid


#1

My ex has remarried. Her husband is retired and stays at home. Am I still required to pay a percentage of daycare costs if we both work?


#2

If you have a court order or separation agreement obligating you to pay daycare costs, then you must continue to do so until the court order is modified or the separation agreement is amended.

Otherwise, daycare or removal from daycare typically must be mutually agreed upon by both parents. If you and your ex-wife cannot agree, then look to your court order or separation agreement to determine how to resolve disputes (sometimes there is language requiring the parties to attend mediation to resolve disagreements).


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