I’m estranged from my twins I’ve been paying child support since they were two, they’re eleven now, I’ve kept my rights over them because I feel one day they’ll overcome their mothers brainwashing and will decide to live with me but I fear that day will never come.
You can not simply "terminate your rights". Only Child Protection Services (ACS in NYC) can do thatnor you can be terminated if someone elsecadopts the children. If your rights are legally terminated by court order your support obligations terminate but not any arrears you owe.
If you have already started the divorce by serving her tge summons and notices then she is not allowed to do extensive spending except normal or emergency cases. If the house is marital property then the work she is doing may increase the value giving you more equity. Talk to your lawyer.
My son moved into a dorm room for college. He pays for his own food, and will only be living with his mother when school is done for the semester, Am I obligated to still pay child support here in NY. He pays for his own car and insurance as well.
Technically the mother is still the custodial parent. If he lives with her on breaks and the summer she remains such. You would have to prove he is totally self sufficient to modify support. That would mean he is fully employed or earning enough to be considered emancipated. Speak to a family...Read more »
No one should be forced to work for free, and that goes for any profession, including lawyers. Your attorney deserves to be paid and does not have to agree to any payment plan. If he or she does it is voluntary on them. Find a way to pay them or find a new attorney.
My mom just passed 4 weeks ago. My father didn't sign the will even though he clearly wrote it. Is it a binding document and since my mom is gone also are my father's wishes valid. My mom left no final wishes in writing
First, this is not a Family Law question. It is a wills and estates question. Having said that, a will is not notarized. It is witnessed by at least 2 witnesses and the witnesses' affidavit is notarized. Also wills are not supposed to be handwritten except in rare circumstances. So the...Read more »
We had a domestic dispute last fall and she stabbed me. This was in Auburn NY. I have since moved back to the Bronx. She had our baby in June. She is in touch by text with my mom, but not me. She is open to visitation but in March, the judge in Auburn finalized an order of protection for 5... Read more »
My husband has abandoned me after 19 years of marriage. He transferred all his money overseas to Cyprus, Europe. He left me with no financial support here. He won a law suit settlement recently during our marriage. He is also a stakeholder in a restaurant (unsure of the percentage). He has also... Read more »
Act. We opted out of that b/c we share equal access of the children. School costs 65/35. medical 60/40 Responsible for purchasing own clothing for kids, childcare. share all other statutory add ons 60/40. Question - where do haircuts fall under? Thank you for your time.
Haircuts would normally fall under standard child support. Since you opted out then there is nothing that requires either parent to compel reimbursement for haircutting. Whichever parent takes the child for the haircut has to pay.
I want the my 2 boys 9&10 to fly on a direct flight from nyc to Houston Texas where I reside . The mother said if the boys wanted to she would be on board . I offered to pay all flight cost and her gas tolls or Am track tickets from Albany to nyc . She now has changed her feelings even... Read more »
It depends on the seriousness of the violation and whether the court will think the custodial parent is no longer fit to be custodian. Not all violations are the same. At most, what you discribe would likely get a slap on the wrist. Finally, be careful listening to lawyers on You tube. Speak to...Read more »
Whose name the mortgage is in is not any indication of ownership, but it is of debt. The ownership of the house is in the deed, however, even if a spouse is not on the deed, under Domestic Relations law a spouse may be entitled to ownership rights as marital property if purchased during the...Read more »
We have an agreement that states 3 non consecutive weeks. My ex-wife sees this as an opportunity to take 21 days as she sees fit. I have been instructed this is incorrect and am looking for further advice
Non-consecutive means not in a row. Normally that would mean 3 separate weeks, however, it can br intertpreted to allow 2 consecutive weeks, but not 3. You should consult a local attorney to go over your specific matter.
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