Can a mother have a joint bank account with her boyfriend, if the other parent is paying child support to that account?

They do not live together.

Asked on January 10, 2013 under Family Law, California

Answers:

Cameron Norris, Esq. / Law Office of Gary W. Norris

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

In short, yes.  There is nothing wrong with that.  Whether or not they live together isn't really relevant. 

If you are interested in reducing your child support obligation--you may want to consider attempting to get more custodial time.

Best of luck to you.


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