Good Father being Punished

by Kenny
(El Paso Texas)

I have been divorced since 2004. I have a 6 year old son and I am paying 412.00 a month on child Support. I have never had an issue with paying Child Support because I did it with my previous marriage with no issues at all. The problem that I have is that I was recently mobilized as a reservist and yes I make more money now than before but this is temporary. I see my son 3 times a week at football practice and I have him every other weekend. I pay for his entry fee every year(Football,Tee-ball and basketball)I also spend money on her 11 year old daughter with no regrets. She noticed that I own 2 nice cars and immediately started asking questions about my income. I told her that it was none of her bussiness how I spend my money because my obligations are being met. A few months later i received a notification from the Attorney General of Texas for a Support Modification meeting. I am angry because I will be going back to my civilian job in a few months and if she gets an increase I won't be able to make it on the money I make in my civilian job. The Attorney General doesn't care about that. I know that if I request a modification hearing to decrease my support it will take monthst before the hearing therefore putting me in a financial bind. Here is what bothers me the most. She has an 11 year old daughter that her father has never paid a cent for child support but she never pursued him for any money. It is not my fault if she is not receiving money from him. I guess she thinks that an increase in my support can make up the difference. I am angry because I do so much more for my son and even her daughter.

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I understand
by: Anonymous

I'm working in Afghanistan, and at the end of my one year cotract. My daughters mother has filed for an adjustment to my support as well, after we made an agrement for her not to do that, and for me to cover additional bills, which I have. Her other cilds father is 10,000 behind, making this unfair to every one in the situation except the other father. I will be in the same boat with you when this job comes to an end in less than two months.

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honest dads. get screwed
by: Anonymous

Isn't it a shame, it would be different if we didn't meet our obligations . These woman are entitles out to get everything they can from men and the state. And it costs us men court cost every time.

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