Is a step parent’s income used when calculating child support?

No. The Texas family code prohibits the use of a step-parent's income in the calculation of child support. In the court's eyes, step-parents have no financial obligation to support their step-children.

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Cristi Trusler is the founder of Trusler Legal PLLC and specializes in helping guiding families through divorce and other family law issues.

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