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Actress increases monthly child support payment

Pennsylvania parents who have been through a divorce and the subsequent financial support arrangements for their children know that the support payments are partially based on the income of the non-custodial parent. When the income changes, often the amount of child support does, too. Actress Jodie Sweetin has recently made changes in her child support payments, thanks to the popularity of her new television show.

Fuller House, a Netflix original series spin-off of the hit sitcom Full House, in which Ms. Sweetin starred from the ages of five through 13, is set to air its third season at the end of 2017. As a result, she brings home nearly $6,000 per month and has agreed to increase the amount she pays her second ex-husband in support payments for their daughter. In addition, the out-of-court settlement consents to a payment of $10,000 in back support.

The two were married for only three years when Ms. Sweetin filed for divorce. She claims they were financially stressed by his unemployment. She claims she was having to borrow money from her parents as well as using residual payments from her former television series. After the divorce, she was ordered to pay her ex $600 each month in child support. She also currently makes payments of nearly $2,000 a month to her third ex-husband for the daughter she had with him during their marriage.

It is not uncommon for a court to order a non-custodial parent to pay above and beyond monthly child support payments. He or she may also have to help pay tuition for private schools, vacation or summer camp fees and certain medical expenses. Parents having trouble with a non-compliant ex will want to speak to an experienced attorney who can represent their interests in a Pennsylvania court of law.

Source: hollywood.com, “Jodie Sweetin Agrees to Pay More Child Support to Second Ex-Husband”, April 5, 2017

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