If A Parent Remarries, How Is The New Spouse's Income Viewed For Child Support?

If the new spouse has an income, it is not considered for support, because he or she has no legal attachment to provide support to a child. The additional income may allow the supporting parent to spend less; so more money might be available for the monthly support payments.

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