Child Support 2


#1

no. I suppose there have been instances when the parent providing support has filed a suit against the custodial parent about support not being used for it’s intended purpose, but on a regular basis you do not need to provide that nor can the other party demand that.


#2

There are some instances where you can request a receipt. My husband and his ex has it in their papers that he will reimburse her for clothing cost within 30 days with the presentation of itimized receipt…

Generally though, mal is correct. You could request it but it doesn’t have to be provided. In a perfect world, child support money would be put into an account and then anything that would pertain to the child could be paid out of that account. But then you have to figure in things like partial housing, electricity, gas and transportation costs. Regardless of whether you agree with it or not, as long as you are paying what you are ordered to pay, the courts do not care what it is spent on. And unless something has changed, the amount of child support does not have to be turned in as income…


#3

No, receipts are not required. If you are sharing medical expenses you generally need to provide receipts for those expenses.

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#4

When paying child support, does the parent with custody have to provide receipts to the parent paying the support to verify correct use of funding? Thanks