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Does a Step-Parent's Income Affect Child Support?

Posted by J. Benjamin Stevens | Sep 20, 2005 | 0 Comments

A reader of my blog asked earlier this week whether the Court considers a step-parent's income when calculating a parent's child support obligation. The answer is “no.” The Court does notconsider a step-parent's income for purposes of calculating his/her spouse's child support obligation pursuant to the South Carolina Child Support Guidelines. The factors which are included will be addressed in a future post.

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J. Benjamin Stevens

Aggressive, creative, and compassionate are words Ben Stevens' colleagues freely use to describe him as a divorce and family law attorney. Ben is a Fellow in the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the International Academy of Family Lawyers, and is a Board Certified Family Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocates. He is one of only four attorneys in South Carolina with those simultaneous distinctions. To schedule a consultation with Ben Stevens call (864) 598-9172.


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