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Q: I have joint custody my ex has been ordered to pay child support and hasn't paid in two yrs, can i get sole custody?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Florida on Oct 23, 2014

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Yes if he is not around the file papers with the court for sole custody.

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Q: I been over paying my child support in florida. Does that put me ahead or is that extra money consider a gift

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Florida on Oct 23, 2014

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You should file a motion with the court to get credit for that.

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John Smitten, Esquire

Carey and Leisure

622 Bypass Drive, Suite 100

Clearwater, FL 33764

jsmitten@clnwlaw.com

ph: 727-799-3900

ph: 1-800-927-0400

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Q: Please help below is my question

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Florida on Oct 23, 2014

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You have to get DNA testing done and file a petition to dis-establish paternity.

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John Smitten, Esquire

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622 Bypass Drive, Suite 100

Clearwater, FL 33764

jsmitten@clnwlaw.com

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Q: Im 19 years old, my father never give anything in my life, can i apply to a back child support unless I'm 19 and single?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Florida on Oct 23, 2014

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yes you can sue him.

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John Smitten, Esquire

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Clearwater, FL 33764

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Q: My sons dad has not made first payment and now does not want to pay and is taking me to court. What should I do

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Florida on Oct 23, 2014

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file a motion for contempt for non-payment of support.

Use of a lawyer is recommended.

John Smitten, Esquire

Carey and Leisure

622 Bypass Drive, Suite 100

Clearwater, FL 33764

jsmitten@clnwlaw.com

ph: 727-799-3900

ph: 1-800-927-0400

fax: 727-490-4944

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