The purpose of child support is to clothe, feed, medically provide for, educate etc. the child as well as provide the child a place to live. So paying rent, utilities, cable would all be involved in that.
The separation agreement was signed willingly by both parties and had a clause that said both parties would like Scottish Law to be considered when the final divorce was set. I was told the US does not take foreign separation agreements into account? My wife has already taken half of my assets... Read more »
It does not seem likely that this separation agreement would hold up in US courts. You would need to establish residency in NY in order to file for divorce here. You certainly present the agreement as a past decision between you both, but it would have no legal standing. You should speak with a...Read more »
The termination of a parent's rights is something that must be done by the court, if there are biological rights at this point. He may well agree to this and then it will simply be a case of filing a petition. However, you need to know at that point that you can not come after him for any child...Read more »
The father does not have his own place my daughter had gotten left back and the school and the father had lied saying she was getting promoted and he turn the child against me and I haven't seen her in 3 months or talk to her
If I understand your question correctly, you have physical custody of your child. It will be up to the court to stop his child support payments. If you retain physical custody the child you would not be paying chiild support, if the childs moves into the physical custody of the father you may...Read more »
His mother is not a US citizen. She has married a man in DR, he is from Florida. Can they move my son to Florida Without my consent? If so who is responsible for The care of my child, me or the husband? I live in NY and have not yet given my son his US birth abroad status or his US passport.
My ex did not particiapte in custody hearings and did not appear neither in person or via phone. I hired a private investigator to locate my ex in order to serve the court papers and was able to do so. Now that I've been awarded full sole custody, and I want to get my child. Do I have to fly to... Read more »
Puerto Rico should honor your custody order. Howeverr, you would need to hire an attorney guide you through the red tape that this sure to arise between the territory and the state. You would get a NY attorney who may then align withh an attorney in Puerto Rico. You may eventually have to go...Read more »
The custody order from NY would be honored by the Alabama courts and she would not have to file again. As long as there is no court order that she should have the father's permission to move, she is free to do so.
In New York, child support contines until the child is 21 or becomes emancipated. You might check with your attorney as to whether he has a large enough income and is living outside the home. Then petition the court to cosider him emancipated.
This would be a question for a New Hampshire attorney. If there is an order from New Hampshire, New York would honor it. He could go to court and state that there has been a change in circumstances due to loss of income.
It will be based on both parents income and expenses. The marriage would only make a difference in his expenses, which might be less with another person sharing them. Discuss this with your divorce attorney for strategies.
You might want to keep your assets separate from his, i.e. bank accounts. However, if a petition is filed for modification by the mother due to a change in circumstances, the fact that he is sharing the rent or mortgage etc. will be taken into account as lowering his expenses. You personally...Read more »
You described the situation, but I did not find a question that you asked. If you are asking if you have child support responsibility, that will depend on whetherr or not you are the child's biological father.
My wife and I are discussing a trial separation, where she would remain in the house with our 12 year old son. What impact, if any, does this have on my future claims for custody should we decide to eventually divorce?
Should we also sign a formal separation document with specific rules in... Read more »
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