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2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Pennsylvania on
Q: Does the closure of PA schools mean the school year has ended and we should start end of School year custody?

Optional school activities are being offered and mother has right to care for children on school holidays and snow days

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Scott L. Levine answered on Apr 14, 2020

Every county is issuing updated directives. One that was just issued is copied below: “In Westmoreland County, there have been questions from counsel and litigants pertaining to Governor Wolf's directive closing all schools in PA for the remainder of the school year and whether that will... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: How do i sign away my parental rights without having to pay any child support.

5 year old son.

I've only seen him for about 9 months of his life.

The mother makes my life a living hell and it will be easier for me emotionally just to have no part of his life seeing as the mother and her husband have been raising him since he was born.

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Scott L. Levine answered on Apr 12, 2020

If everyone agreed, mom’s new husband could do a step-parent adoption, which would end your parental rights and support obligation.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: In the divorce decree, it states that we both waive child support and alimony. Can I (a year later) change my mind?

We share 50/50 custody, and he makes significantly more money than me. At the time, I just wanted the divorce to be over, and I didn’t educate myself about child support. But after more than a year of supporting myself and my 3 kids, money is kind of tight, and I want to know if I can file for... Read more »

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Scott L. Levine answered on Apr 7, 2020

You can file for child support. Regardless of what agreement says, support for children can’t be waived.

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Q: I only get 20 hours a week i cant afford to pay it im late will i go to jailor loose my driving privaleges
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Scott L. Levine answered on Apr 2, 2020

If you are referring to your ability to pay child support because of a reduction in hours at your job during this unprecedented time, you are not alone. Many people paying child support have questions about what to do if they lose their job or have their hours cut as a result of the Covid-19 global... Read more »

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