Originally Posted by 'trane
spousal and child support payments are not about what you need to take care of kids. it's about what the parent is able to provide and what the child has a right to as his/her dependant. additionally, it's about the standard of living that the child's mother has a right to, depending on the nature of her and the father's relationship. it is most definitely not about what the mother 'needs' to raise the children.
this is how i see it, from what i know gilbert gives her 20,000 and i dont know if thats a week or if thats a month or etc. if she needed any more money, why doesnt she get a job like any hard working mom or dad?