Child support is a type of financial assistance that the government provides to children who are living with one parent and financially supported by the other parent. There are two types of child support: regular child support and temporary child support.Regular child support is a type of child support order that requires one parent to contribute a fixed amount to the child’s needs every month. Temporary child support is an agreement that allows parents to modify or suspend their regular child support order if they are facing financial difficulties.In British Columbia, you can apply for child support by completing a Child Support Application Form BC65. You can apply for regular or temporary child support at the same time.You can apply for temporary child support in BC if: both parents reside in British Columbia the couple has joint custody of the children, or one parent has sole custody of the children, but both parents live in British Columbia a court order requires you to pay for the children’s basic needs, such as food and shelter.
How much does a father have to pay for child support?
The amount of child support a parent must pay depends on a variety of factors, including the parents’ income and the child’s living arrangements. The guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provide a suggested range of child support obligations, which typically begin at $50 per week for each child up to the age of 17 and climb upward from there based on income.Additionally, in cases where one parent has custody of the child, that parent may be required to pay additional support to cover the costs associated with their care such as daycare or after-school activities. Parents may also be required to contribute to the cost of certain educational expenses, such as tutoring or athletic fees.If you are seeking child support or would like more information regarding your obligor’s obligation, you should contact the child support office in your state or visit the website for the Child Support Enforcement Unit (CSEU) at www.childsupport.gove/cseu/.