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.
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 »
Based on the divorce agreement my ex husband had to buy me out of the house. We both can not find proof of payment. If we go to court will I be required to sign a document stating he paid me for the buy out?
Without reviewing the exact structure of your agreement, if it says your husband needed to buy you out, then it seems to me like - if you're disputing same - he'd need to produce evidence of the payment. That said, with something so significant, one would think there'd be a cashed...Read more »
Whether you qualify for an annulment isn't necessarily based on either the length of the marriage, or the period of separation. Instead, it's based on whether you'd satisficed one of the statutory grounds which would render the marriage void or voidable. Based on the length of time...Read more »
Financial ability to support a child is but 1 factor in a custody determination. There are numerous others which need to be analyzed, including length of time the agreement's been in place, compliance therewith, availability to the child, preference of the child (depending also on...Read more »
i live in new york and i have been married for a year and a half. our daughter is 11 months old. i cant live with my husband any longer due to his anger problems towards me and her. he is very verbally abusive and he grabs my child way from me. am i allowed to take my daughter and leave to my... Read more »
If there are domestic violence issues, then you're always free to leave. Let him know where you went, and then strongly consider filing for an order of protection and/or a divorce case. If he won't "let you leave" then that speaks to the fact that you should - no one deserves...Read more »
a month or two. I am the father (non custodial) paying support and alimony. What I am paying is what I agreed on based on my job that I was let go from last month. I thankfully found a new job, but what my income is now is greatly less than what I anticiapated with the agreement. I pay my soon... Read more »
You can't get a modification of your agreement in Family Court. You'd need to wait until the Divorce Judgment gets signed & THEN file for modification. Be prepared to prove that the reduction of your income since you signed the agreement was thru no fault of your own - and that...Read more »
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