The short answer is yes - so long as you're the Father, you have a legal obligation to support the child. You will have the burden of proving you're disabled thru competent medical evidence. Even if you succeed in that burden, you'd still pay 17% of your disability, unless paying...Read more »
Due to the automatic orders, you cannot change the character of the joint account without her express permission. But you can generally do 2 things: (1) you can stop your direct deposit from going into that account & (2) discuss with your wife whether she agrees to simply split up the account....Read more »
Our child was enrolled in a public highschool in the city I work/live but my spouse enrolled our child in her village (another county) during the pandemic. Our child wants to be re-enrolled in her previous highschool but my spouse is strongly opposed. We are running out of time since schools starts... Read more »
If you can't resolve the issue, then file for divorce. Then you can either negotiate the issue or file an order to show cause & get before the Judge for a ruling. Schedule a consult with a NYC Divorce Attorney for a full assessment.
Yes - sometimes people simply want the safety of having a divorce judgment issued by NY - especially if they were married here. Likewise, if the foreign court did not have proper jurisdiction and/or it did not reach certain issues between the two of you (e.g., asset/property distribution), then it...Read more »
My ex husband has a crack and alcohol addiction. He has been several times in the psych ward and the judge order a mental health evaluation. Both my daughters lawyer and my lawyer are requesting for an order of protection for my baby. What is the process? Will he get visitation rights and joint... Read more »
It seems unlikely he'll receive anything other than supervised visitation - for now - based on the facts provided. One can't predict how the mental health evaluation will pan out, but if if makes a finding that the Father has a mental illness affecting his parenting capacity, it...Read more »
His father says he feeding him what he gives the other kids in the house. Then the father also says it didn’t happen with him. The vomiting and diarrhea has happened multiple times after the visits. What do I do?
You're best advised to bring the child to a Doctor. Document the days/times the child's returned and has that episode, and ask the father to document what he's giving to the child. For a full assessment, schedule a consult with a Bronx Family Law Attorney.
To file for divorce in NY, he has to have been residing here for more than 1 year + other factors (e.g., you were married in NY, you resided in NY as Husband & Wife relatively recently, etc.). You may also wish to consult a FL Divorce Attorney as to whether you still may have jurisdiction...Read more »
If its a support or custody/visitation issue, you can file a Petition in family Court. If it's otherwise, you'd need to file an order to show cause in Supreme Court. You should also consider sending a "default notice letter," especially if your agreement requires it. Schedule...Read more »
If it's in a divorce case, then you'd file an order to show cause for an amended judgment. You'd need to submit an affirmation/affidavit stating the reason for the correction. Schedule a consult with a NYC Family Law attorney for a full assessment.
I filed for a divorce 8 months ago and I checked the e courts and it says there was a an appearance date April 29th that already passes, it says court date purpose : Conversion-Other , justice part: part 30 also the Date NOI Due: September 29th 2021.
E-courts is sometimes cryptic. Merely because it says there was an appearance doesn't mean there was one - it could be just a tickler in their system. That said, if the case is still uncontested, you need to file the judgment package along with the note of issue. Schedule a consult with a...Read more »
The divorce doesn't necessarily effect his parentage. Especially if he signs the acknowledgement of paternity (allowing his name to go on the birth certificate), then he's the Father. Even so, generally a baby which is conceived during the marriage is presumed 'of the...Read more »
My ex wife is trying to take me to court once again to increase child support payment I’ve not missed a payment it gets taking directly out of my check from my current employment and she’s constantly harassing me I have reason to believe she somehow found out my disability no very legal then... Read more »
Actually, disability IS a form of income for child support purposes. Thus, if you both receive disability + job income, they'll both count for support calculation purposes. Schedule a consult with a NYC Child Support Attorney for a full assessment.
Whether you'd qualify for maintenance is dependent on a variety of factors, such as length of marriage & income disparity. He'd also need to make enough to support his own basic expenses + yours. You can get some idea of the amount by using this calculator:...Read more »
Non custodial parent has not paid any current child support since December of 2019 as of February 2021 he owes 4800.56 in arrears with the last tax intercept being March 2020 if I take him to court for a violation hearing and I do end up getting another tax intercept refund for his arrears before... Read more »
If he violated the order by not paying, but then the tax intercept pays off all arrears, he could nevertheless be held in willful violation of the support order (for having violated it in the first place). That said, if there's no arrears by the time of court, then there's little the...Read more »
The short answer is yes - child support generally continues in NY until age 21 unless the child is emancipated. If the child's attending college, then generally the non-custodial parent would not only pay basic support, but also pay his/her share of college expenses as well. Schedule a...Read more »
The non custodial parent has been inconsistent with seeing his child. From March 2020-July 2020 he did not see her. He did not take her for his two weeks scheduled visitation for the summer and he did not take her for his holiday on Christmas Eve. He gets her spring break week and I asked prior to... Read more »
The problem on your end is that NYC Family Courts are currently prioritizing emergency cases until the pandemic is over - I don't frankly this this would qualify as an emergency. The issue for the Judge would be why you wouldn't be able to switch the dates of your travel. But ultimately...Read more »
The Court does not have an obligation to "verify" her income. That's your responsibility - you could have, for example, issued her a disclosure notice and/or served subpoenas. Schedule a consult with a Bronx Child Support Attorney for a full assessment.
Merely filing the divorce does next-to-nothing. You'd then need to have the papers served, file an affidavit of service, and then submit the Judgment Package (assuming the other side defaults. You may wish to call a NYC Divorce Attorney for a full assessment.
I assume you mean the child is living on his/her own & working. With that assumption, you'd need to file a Petition to Terminate Support, alleging emancipation. Bear in mind you need to prove the child's totally self-supporting. Schedule a consult with a Bronx Child Support...Read more »
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