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michiganlady Donating Member (6 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-18-08 04:12 PM
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91. Extra Gifts?
If the custodial parent purchases clothing or other needs for their child it is viewed as taking care of their child. Why is it that if a non-custodial parent purchases things their child needs it is called a "gift" and not part of support for child?

It should count just as much as anything a custodial parent purchases for their child.

These are needs of the child/children that are being taken care of, regardless of if the parent is in the home or not.

It is that much less that the custodial parent has to buy for the child so maybe it doesnt count in the eyes of the state which we all know to be crooked anyway, but right is right and wrong is wrong. It's all support for the child. Basically what this is saying is that a non custodial parent can have their child 50% of the time, which means all of the childs needs are being met by the non custodial parent during that time, additionaly the non custodial parent can take their child out 2 or 3 times a year and buy all of their clothing and shoes needed and it doesnt count. It is considered an "extra"

So what this boils down to is that the non custodial parent is supporting the custodial parent, since the other 50% of the time that the child is with the custodial parent, the non custodial parent is paying support for as well. What is the custodial parent paying for?

See how things are stacked against non custodial parents?

What man or woman would want a situation like that anyway? I shouldnt ask, because clearly there are many that will gladly accept someone else paying their bills with no shame whatsoever, and be the first one calling the court when a payment doesnt show up. People like that should be ashamed of themselves.

You are part of the problem, and you are hurting your kids as well as thier "non custodial" parent.

I call it mooching at it's lowest on the custodial parents part, and theft by the state with the threat of losing everything if the non custodial parent doesn't pay up.

A higher up is watching over what is going on and sooner or later what comes around goes around.
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