Even though the other parent has a second family, it does not mean that his or her responsibility to the first family goes away. However, the amount of the support order can be affected if he/she has responsibility for supporting another child(ren) who is his/her biological or adopted child(ren). You must be notified first and given an opportunity to provide information before your support order can be changed.
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