This is case study number 28
This is Jase’s Story:
Jase – What’s going on with you?
I have 3 biological children to 2 different mothers, one that works full time and one that is a beneficiary.
Thanks to the new formula my child support goes up almost $800 a month.
How much of that actual money goes to my children who’s mum is on a benefit? $40 wk! Where does the rest go??
I work 65+ hrs a week to make ends meet now but am going to seriously need to find a second job that pays cash on the weekend just to survive and put food on the table for my fiancé and her 3 children that I have helped raise for the last 5 years as they aren’t even accounted for anymore in the new “fairer” formula!!
How much did you pay on the old formula?
$1157 per month
On the NEW formula what will that amount be per month?
$1892 per month
Are you happy with the new formula?
What are your main reasons for being not happy with it?
The cost of child support is leaving me with no money for groceries after the mortgage, insurances, and power is paid!
If child support was a set amount per child split between both parents for the basic necessities, what do you think is a fair amount per month per child?
What else would you like to say?
They need to take into consideration all the things we pay for i.e. Mortgage/rent dependant children etc etc.
I don’t see how this new formula is better for anyone!!!
What we will see is hard working families being penalised and struggling with day to day living and having to take drastic measures just to survive!
Jase – thank you so much for sharing your story with us.
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