Very many people engage in divorce planning which includes having places to escape to when cops are called, separate bank accounts, accommodations for children when the balloon goes up and so on. In your case, you have apparently done nothing to divorce-proof yourself. So you'll enter into an...Read more »
In most states, a sixteen year old decides where he will park himself. When that happens, run to your family court and file a petition to terminate support and to impose support on the other parent (F Docket). That other parent will now feel the benefits of government intervention in her life.
Go to your family court's clerk's window and ask whether an order was entered. Have your docket and file numbers with you and picture identification. It may be that the clerk did not know where to send your order. However, it may have been a dismissal because nothing has changed in all this time.
I am the noncustodial parent. I am up to date on child support and college payments. My child was caught on campus with marijuana. He was 18 years old when this happened. My ex got him a lawyer to have the matter dismissed and sealed. I was not informed nor consulted about this, just given a bill.... Read more »
You owe exactly the amount specified in your order of support no matter where there mother resides, whether you see your child or not. If you have an order of visitation from a New York family court, then you can file a violation petition alleging the mother absconded with the kid. If you do not,...Read more »
I am not working and have been ill for the last few years. My son is Autistic. His father walked out on us a couple of months ago and is now refusing to give us money. We lived together for almost a decade. He claims us as dependents on his taxes and has done so for years. Can I get more than just... Read more »
If you are married, you can petition in family court under the "F Petition" to get an order of spousal support. However, if you are not married, you are not eligible because the court has no no way of knowing your personal status despite the tax returns from the past. The court requires...Read more »
I do not understand what is a 'Cys". If you mean CPS, then you are asking us to advise you as to whether simply leaving your child with child protective services is okay. Simply leaving your child is never okay no matter how futile the proceeding is against the child protective apparatus....Read more »
I am not certain I can identify you as either the parent or the child. If you are the parent (obligor), you cannot act outside your order of support. If your order requires all payments to the recipient, then that is whom you must pay. If you are a direct pay obligor, make sure you maintain all...Read more »
my lawyer told me he sees what the law guardian is doing and i can go in front of the judge and request a new one, but the downfall is that the judge may look down on me and favor her father. This has been going on for 7 years and I am to the point where I want to give up, I feel like I am out of... Read more »
You can move to have the LG disqualified but you will face one of two possibilities. You may get your motion denied and then face stiffer opposition by he LG. Or, the judge may grant your motion and you'll jump out of the frying pan and into the fire.
You will likely have your probation revoked. You'll be remanded to jail ad you'll be arraigned on the new charges - typically a felony violation of an order of protection and any other crimes against the protected person that she wishes to raise.
Single mom was on public assistance when put on child support not knowing until Court papers came in mail. Now has children back and has 3 other kids to raise. Just got a job may 2015 as a waitress making under minimum wage. Got a termination of order Aug 2015 but was Informed she has to pay $400+... Read more »
You cannot get relief from arrears unless the child support recipient consents to waive arrears. Essentially, the court was forced to abdicate its authority in imposing and then vacating arrears in child support (the Bradley Amendment). This empowers the mother to decide whether she will keep or...Read more »
I am in a custody case due to a recent attempt to take my life. In this case a law guardian has been assigned to my child. This law guardian represented my ex wife in a prior custody case. The current custody case is with a different woman which is my current wife. She is in full support of having... Read more »
You'll need a motion to relieve the LG. Assigning an LG to a regular custody case (V Docket in family court or divorce court) is not statutory and is at the court's discretion. Courts routinely abuse their discretion, for example when they assign an LG to an inarticulate (infant) child or...Read more »
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