If you are the mother and you want to waive back support, you can. PLEASE think about what you are doing, because once you waive, you CANNOT get them back and you yourself may need that money at some point. Best of luck to you
I also need financial assist in paying the court fees whre do I turn and how much legal power does the letter hold until I can do so? My state is Florida. Father is in prison and mother is addict. Help!
you will need to file a Petition for guardianship - to have the courts order permanent custody to you as the grandparent. If you cannot afford the filing fees, file for "indigent" status with the clerk in the county where you live. If you qualify as "indigent" you can bypass...Read more »
Unfortunately, not much. Florida law is very settled about child support stopping when a child turns eighteen or graduates HS before nineteen.LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The information contained herein is strictly general and should NOT be construed as legal advise, nor to create ANY type of...Read more »
I don't know what you mean by an "01 writ." The obvious would be to ask your employer why they are taking the money from your paycheck. You can also contact DOR/child support enforcement - 1800622KIDS - and find out if they are taking the money.LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The information...Read more »
This is a two-step process. First, have the order registered in Lake Worth, Florida for enforcement. He will have twenty days to contest the registration. If he does not contest, you can then file a motion to enforce the order. LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The information contained herein is strictly...Read more »
Unfortunately, Florida does not provide any rights to the grandparents. The right of a parent to "parent" is paramount in this state, and so the courts won't interfere - UNLESS the child/children are in some sort of danger or in harm's way. LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The information...Read more »
If you have a court order here in Florida that says your son belongs here, then you need to file a motion for enforcement. you need her to express to the court her intentions - whatever they are. If you don't have a court order here in Florida, then move to modify the order that you have...Read more »
You can file a motion to DISSOLVE/DISMISS the injunction, but before you do, make sure that you can show the court why the injunction is no longer necessary. For example, you have taken anger management classes, parenting classes, counseling, therapy, etc. I don't know the reason for the...Read more »
The short answer is - if there is no court order establishing parental responsibility - yes. If you want her to bring the baby back and she won't, file a Petition NOW so you can establish that the baby belongs in Florida. If you wait.....the other state may get jurisdiction. If you HAVE a...Read more »
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