If your ex is receiving disability benefits for himself and for your child as well, those benefits are both considered when calculating child support. However, if the disability benefits are being paid directly to you because the child lives with you fill time, that amount is deducted from his child support obligation once it is calculated.
For example, if you receive $200 per month in disability benefits for your child based on his income, and that money is given to you.
His child support obligation is calculated based on all income, including that two hundred dollars.
If his total obligation came out to be $500, he would only owe you $300 because you were receiving the disability income.
- Who requires you to fill out documentation of the use of the disability income, this is something that I am not familiar with? I would need more information to answer this question, but in any case it will be deducted as I have stated above.
Helena M. Nevicosi
Attorney with Rosen Law Firm
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