Too often, people see child support as nothing more than a financial burden on a parent. However, child support is essential to the well-being and care of a child, and it serves as a means of ensuring that both parents contribute to child's life.
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The statement posed in this headline is a common assumption that both mothers and fathers have in the early stages of divorce and/or custody disputes. It arises from outdated gender roles and stereotypes that suggest mothers are always most suitable to be a child's primary caregiver.
If you are getting divorced, chances are that financial stability will be one of your top concerns. After all, you will be splitting your assets and supporting two separate households, instead of just one. This means your finances are likely going to be tighter than they were when you were married.