Does my ex have to pay child support during the summer months since he gets them for 6 weeks total?

He says that he does not have to pay.

Asked on June 30, 2012 under Family Law, Virginia


M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

I hate to put the ball back in your court but you need to read the divorce agreement. It will govern your rights and obligations and his as well.  Also look at the child support payments and how the calculations were made and what factors went in to the end result.  If you do not see it addressed I would assume that payments are to be constant all year.  It will then be up to the court to decide when one of you brings the other to court to clarify....and one of you should.  Good luck.

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