What are the law on support to 2 different mothers?

Is it possible for a judge to have a support order for the second mother (of 1 child) to be more than the support order to the first mother (of 3 children)?

Asked on January 6, 2013 under Family Law, Massachusetts


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

The answer to your question is "yes". Child support depends upon the net monthly income of the respective parents and which parent has the minor children more taking into account county child support guidelines where the child support petition is venued.

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