Death benefits from Social Security paid to former husband’s children upon his death did not apply towards husband’s continuing child support obligation, pursuant to terms of unambiguous parenting agreement which required husband’s estate to pay sum of $550 per child per month in same manner that his child support obligation would have continued as if he had survived, and which did not provide for credit against child support for payments from outside source.
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