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Do I Still Pay Child Support When My Spouse Remarries?

brother and sisterMaking sure your children are provided for financially is an important aspect of divorce law. Child support is for the benefit of your kids and is designed to make sure your children’s’ lives are as uninterrupted as possible during and after divorce. So what happens when your ex remarries? A common question that arises is whether child support is still due when there is a remarriage by the custodial parent.

The rule of law is that child support remains due, as ordered, for as long as the order is in place. To make a change in child support, the party asking for the change has to go back to Court and seek a modification of the child support order. Remarriage may be a factor the Court takes into consideration when a modification is… Continue reading