Can divorcing spouses agree that neither one of them will pay child support to the other?

By Erin McGaughey
January 15, 2016

The right to child support runs with the child, so it's always modifiable. The parents can agree to no child support right now, and then, if things change in a few months, maybe child support would be appropriate. They can always agree as to the appropriate child support, whether it's more or less than what our guidelines would otherwise say.


Partner at McGaughey & Spirito, California family lawyer Erin McGaughey handles complex divorce cases that involve child custody issues, financial issues, and business interests.

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January 15, 2016
Categories:  Child Support|FAQs

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