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Asked on: 7/18/13, 7:31 pm

My husband wants to modify his child support obligation because I have remarried and therefore have a second income. I live in Virginia. Can he do that?

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Answered on: 7/18/13, 8:10 pm by Michael E. Hendrickson

No, not on the basis of your new spouse's income which cannot be

factored into the calculations required under the Virginia Child Support Guidelines to determine your former husband's child support obligation

since this individual (your new spouse) has NO LEGAL DUTY to support the child(ren) of your first marriage.

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