I've been paying the child support all his life and for my daughter who is going to be 23 who is emancipated but my child support has never changed never took me back from modification even though I'm making more money now. Will I be opening a can of worms if I try to stop paying child support for... Read more »
Child support ends in NY at the age of 21 or upon emancipation unless otherwise agreed to in a writing. You may need to go to court to have a child declared emancipated who is under the age of 21 or if termination of support is inconsistent with a written agreement.
My sons father has not paid his court ordered child support payments in two months, what are my options? In addition, he has moved upstate NY and didn't provide me with an updated address. Per our visitation order, he was suppose to notify me. What are my options?
I have 4 kids my frist child has been going to my bio parents since she was born lived there for the frist2 1/2 years of her life my boyfriend now has an issue that the bios dont get the other children and never have and wants me to put a stop to the 8 year old going now what's ur thoughts. The... Read more »
If one of the parents later refuses to cover the agreed pro rata share of child's college costs, what legal recourse is available to the paying parent? Will the courts uphold the agreement that was ordered and adjudged per the divorce decree?
Court ordered my mom to supervise my visits and due to the heat lately my son gets red ears, red face, he was running in the park. My mom shows affection like tickling and nibbling my kids ears because she loves them. Never will she hurt my kids. Now the agency and foster parents(other GMA) is... Read more »
When is a loving relationship between grandparent and grandchild not in the child's best interest? The parents live locally but because they fight constantly our relationship suffers and is constantly interrupted. Despite my attempts to visit I have gone for months without seeing him.
In NY under section 72 of the Domestic Relations Law grandparents have standing to file a visitation petition which if equity deems appropriate to intervene and if in the best interest of a child can result in a court order awarding limited visitation to them.
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