Good question and reasonable logic. Unfortunately, that is not the case. Child support is calculated using a formula that factors the disparity of income between the parents among other things. Even with joint custody, one parent is likely to pay the other parent some child support.
You potentially have an uphill battle. You need to show a change of circumstance or proper cause. You can move to PR, but it's likely going to come at the expense of Mom gaining primary custody, and you having parenting time in summers and major school breaks.
I have a pending divorce case with no child custody agreement as of now. I have a job opportunity in Colorado for 6 weeks and it would help my career tremendously by taking it. I am wondering if I can leave for 6 weeks with my child so she can be with her grandparents and I take this opportunity in... Read more »
We went to court last year because she homeschooled them the year before. Her mom taught them 2 days a week, 3 hours a day on animal studies, algebra, and religion only. Court order says I have to be involved in schools and that all communication needs to be to both parents. She won’t... Read more »
Can you take her to court? Yes. Will you win? Depends on what you consider winning. If she has sole legal custody (as opposed to primary physical custody), you can argue but you have a tough road ahead, especially if you're proposing a drastic change in the child's education or a reversal...Read more »
My ex has terrorized me for 10 years and the kids are almost in 12th grade and now he's called for an emergency hearing . There is no proof to his allegations. I put in a complaint that he wasn't giving the kids back. He is in Florida with them even! Why is that an emergency? He made... Read more »
Every time she’s there her dad and his wife fight she comes home a mess she wasn’t there for there last fight but there was a gun pulled in the last one I need help cps isn’t doing nothing. She’s been left with his wife 3 boys alone that’s not ok to me I’m low low income someone please... Read more »
File a motion to change parenting time with the court. Most courthouses have what is often called a legal assistance center where you can get copies of the necessary forms and basic instructions on how to fill them out. You may also be eligible for a fee waiver, which they will help you complete.
Depends in part on what you mean by paternal father's rights being "stripped"; were his rights terminated or was mother awarded sole custody? There is a difference. Either way, it will be hard to be named legal father without marrying the mother and doing a step-parent adoption.
Your sister needs to hire an experienced family law attorney. If the child does not have a passport, the husband won't be able to take the child to India. If the child has a passport, the family court can require the husband to turn the passport over to mom. Best wishes!
Search for "SCAO MC11". I would strongly encourage you to work with an attorney if you are looking to subpoena things because there are rules and procedures for doing so that if you are unfamiliar, could lead to sanctions if not done right.
Have been divorced for 6 years, my ex and I share custody of 3 children. (17,15 13). A month ago he informed me he had applied for a new job in California. He found out he got the job and has accepted the offer and will be relocating to California as of 3/10/22. I want to file for full custody,... Read more »
Let's explore this in a most cost effective way first: have you checked with your ex if he is willing to agree to an alternate custody order? Keep in mind that your latest court order likely requires him to seek court permission before moving out of state. That may give you some bargaining...Read more »
My grandson resides in Michigan with his mom. In 2020, he was taken from her. She and my son were given a list of requirements that had to be met in order for her to get him back. My son was told that if he signed away his rights it would get my grandson out of foster care sooner, so he did. Not to... Read more »
This is a highly complex situation. Reading between the lines based on Mom having the kids now, it sounds like CPS and the foster care workers believe your son has some significant culpability. Do you know if he signed a custody agreement or a voluntary termination of parental rights? Those are two...Read more »
Hi, noncustodial parent lives 100 miles away from child. He was absent and wanted nothing to do with child for first almost 2 years of his life until he got court ordered child support. We don't have court ordered visitation. He wants every weekend and last year he got every single holiday..... Read more »
I assume there is just a support order, and not an order for custody or parenting time already. If that is the case, parenting time is at your discretion. It would be uncommon for a non-custodial parent to have parenting time every weekend. Nor would it be common to have one parent have all the...Read more »
Cps took my kids without a court and I was told I could keep my baby by one county and then another county said no and made me go home and leave him at the hospital for 2 days till a foster home was available
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