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QLD Child Support Payments After Separation?

Discussion in 'Family Law Forum' started by Vinnie, 23 February 2016.

  1. Vinnie

    Vinnie Well-Known Member

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    After separation, can I or my ex apply for child support?

    If I apply for child support about 6 months after the separation, then who has to pay the expenses for the child before the child support payment and after separation?

    When I pay the child support, do I have to pay any other expenses?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. sammy01

    sammy01 Well-Known Member

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    Child support only becomes payable once an application is made. So if it took 6 months for someone to make an application, then that person has lost that 6 months. They should have applied sooner.

    Child support is all a parent is expected to pay. My ex thought I should pay for child support, half her rent, the kids swimming lesson, child care, haircuts, shoes , etc. I said nope - then my ex told me that she will get the money out of me through the child support agency, but that didn't happen because they refused to accept her stupidity.
     

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