Child support is intended to help the custodial parent of a child pay for various expenses related to raising the child. As such, parents are only supposed to spend child support money on their children. Normally, the court does not require parents to document or show their expenses in this regard; however, in cases of suspected neglect or suspected dishonesty on the part of the custodial parent, a court might ask the parent to show a record of his or her childcare expenditures.
Many Pennsylvania spouses will expect to receive alimony payments in the wake of their divorces, especially if they're stay-at-home moms or dads and they earn dramatically less income than their spouses. However, a judge might disagree.