How much?

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How much child support should I ask for?

How much?

For child support, stick with the average for your area. Ask the custodial parents you know what they receive and what their ex's gross wages are. A good guideline is 13% of her gross wages for the first child and 3% of her gross each for every other child.
Courts may be unfair to custodial fathers, so do the calculations and let the judge know you know what the figures are.



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