I pride myself on keeping it real around here. Sprinkled in with a few sponsored posts here and there, I think you can always count on me being truthful and open ’round these parts I would like to think we are community of virtual friends
although some of you I haven’t had the pleasure of meeting through comments but I still consider you my virtual family.
I said all of that to say don’t come for me too hard on this post
cause we’re friends. I just need some clarification and I know I will get the gamut of unbiased opinion by posting this issue here.
Child Support in the Summer. I’m confused…and let me clarify I’m talking about the support that is never late, benefits carried etc…
If the non custodial parent is paying child support all year, why is there a need to provide full support in the summer. I am not on the give nothing bandwagon but I’m all about the half. See my thought process is if the custodial parent isn’t having to provide food, use gas to transport child, along with other small expenses outside of a contribution to the household bills why is this necessary? The non custodial parent is now responsible for feeding, clothing, and childcare/camp over the summer. This can be in excess of an additional $500 a month. Does no one care that the non custodial parent has bills to pay?
I’ve concocted a few reasons. I may be dead on or dead off. I’m sure you all will let me know. Here goes
- The support sent isn’t enough in the first place, and the little extra over the summer provides a cushion.
- Funds are needed to maintain a child’s spot at a daycare facility.
- The child support is used to pay the bills and the custodial parent’s income is used for miscellaneous expenses.
Can you help me? I have questions. Do you have insight or answers?