how much should a father pay for child support in south africa


In South Africa, the father is generally responsible for paying child support. The amount of child support that a father should pay will vary depending on the father’s income and the needs of the child. Child support payments are typically paid until the child reaches the age of 18.

In South Africa, the amount of child support that a father is required to pay is determined by a number of factors, including the income of the father, the number of children he has, and the needs of the children. However, there is no set formula for how much child support should be paid, and the amount can vary depending on the circumstances.

In general, fathers are required to pay a larger percentage of their income in child support if they have a higher income, or if they have more than one child. For example, a father who earns R10 000 per month may be required to pay R1 500 in child support for one child, while a father who earns R20 000 per month may be required to pay R3 000 for two children.

The needs of the children are also taken into account when determining the amount of child support to be paid. For example, a father who has a child with special needs may be required to pay a higher percentage of his income in child support than a father who has a healthy child.

In South Africa, there is no set formula for how much child support should be paid. The amount of child support that a father is required to pay is determined by a number of factors, including the income of the father, the number of children he has, and the needs of the children.


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