In NY child support terminates at the age of 21. Early termination is extremely difficult. You would need to prove the child is currently self supporting with a full time job. Contact an attorney to talk about your specific circumstances.
Non custodial parent, original order was in 2016 when I was a seasonal employee. Rate was 75/week. Then switched jobs and for a higher salary but did not inform mother. I’m not in the child support system, I pay her directly. Will I be retroactively charged once she takes me
If there is no child support order at all (either from Family Court or through Divorce) you can not be obligated to pay any retroactive support, with the exception if the custodial parent is on public assistance. If there is an active order, retroactivity only goes to the filing date of a new...Read more »
Child support terminates at 21 and can not be continued after unless agreed to, and then until 22 if the child is in college, but only if agreed. Other provisions (not child support) could be addressed. Speak to an attorney.
I have sole legal, physical, residential custody of my 8 year old. My 8 year old attends a British School in New York City and is taught in the British system as the plan when the marriage was great was to send child to English school eventually in England. The child is not taught the American... Read more »
You should not relocate with the child without court permission. If the non-custodial parent does not consent ands is deprived of any court ordered visitation, you could be held in contempt or even lose custody all together. You should go to court to seek a modification to permit the relocation....Read more »
Divorcing, but have been living separately for 1 year. I am paying 60% of 20 year old child's health dental and car insurance premiums, as well as 60% of cell phone bill in an agreement that we worked out on our own.
Child lives with father. I left the marriage after 23 years due to... Read more »
For a child to be considered emancipated prior to 21 years old, the child must be self supporting. A child who works part time but is still relianty on the custodial parent, is still entitled to be supported by the non custodial parent.
The child was already registered at school with father's address due to the mother temporarily losing custody during Kindergarten registration. The mother now has custody rights again. Father purchased a home in the child's current school district. Mother lives with family in the same... Read more »
There is no "common law" marriage in NY. You are not married under the law. If there are joint accounts, you are entitled to those accounts as a joint signatory. You are still a joint owner of property in both names. But you are not entitled to anything that is not in your name.
Joint ownership Three family house. I am self employed. I was the stay at home care giver for one child from birth till now 17 year old girl. My wife is employed and has a 401 plan in her name only with me as beneficiary. We have no savings and have big debt. I have no retirement. What are the New... Read more »
New York State laws on assets in a divorce are complicated and in the Equitable Distribution Law. It would be impossible to give a thorough answer on this forum. You should speak to a lawyer so you can go over all of the specifics of your case. There may be issues regarding support, retirement...Read more »
I haven’t acted on a visitation that I was granted by the court from 10:00 to 2:00 Sundays only for about two years now, reason being I do not asked for this order because I wanted something more extended also I do not have contact with the mother either by phone or text I live in NJ she lives... Read more »
Your failure to comply with the prior order and failure to excercise visitation or go back to court for 2 years will hurt you. You can file for a modification arguing that the mother refuses to effectuate visitation by refuses to contact you but you not taking any action yourself will not be a...Read more »
While child support is paid by the non-custodial parent and the basic child support would likely not change, the pro-rata split of additional reimbursements would also likely remain unchanged. Things such as child care, medical costs, educational costs, etc, if they are reimbursed at a certain...Read more »
Each state has different jurisdictional requirements. New York has specific requirements as to how you can file in NY but the issue of custody and support are governed by different law which is the same through out the country. Jurisdiction over custody and support is based on wherfe the children...Read more »
You must follow the court order as written. If you need to change that, you need to file a petition for modification. Even if you case is not heard right away as the courts are closed, your petition will be filed and any modification award would be retroactive to the date of filing.
I assume you have a divorce judgment that includes child support. You can go to the Child Support Enforcement Bureau and have them go after him. You can file a contempt petition in court (either Family Court or Supreme Court, but Family is more convenient, as long as your divorce decree allows it....Read more »
If you are no longer the custodial parent you are no longer entitled to child support and you are obligated to pay him support if the child is living with him. However, he must file in court to have this effectuated.
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