CS Question


#1

It is certainly something you can bring up in the hearing, but it will be up to the judge to decide if your extra expenses should be calculated into your child support obligation.

Good luck!

Shonnese D. Stanback
Attorney
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#2

My ex is taking my to court to have her CS increased for our 15 1/2 year old daughter. I purchased a car for my older child when she turned 16 and titled the car in her mother’s name. I had planned to do the same thing for my younger daughter and was wondering if I should bring this up during my court hearing since the cost of the car will most likely be between $3500 and $4500. As as side note, I pay all the maintenance for the vehicles and the girls are expected to pay 1/2 the cost of insurance (to their mother.