A parent cannot sign their rights away without another person adopting the child or the court terminating his or her parental rights due to an action or inaction that the parent did the child that caused such a great harm or danger to the child. If a 3rd party adopts the child of the court...Read more »
Depends on whether you deposited marital funds into the account that you had before the marriage. If you have not deposited anything into that account, then your spouse will not have an interest in it.
Ex wife repeatedly denies me time with my son on days we agreed I would have him. Also she refuses to consider a new plan for physical custody so that custody will be 50/50. I tried to get a mediator involved but my ex refused to talk with them. What are my options?
If she will not agree, then you need to file a Complaint to Modify Custody setting forth what material circumstances have occurred that warrants the court to consider whether or not to modify the current arrangement.
The child is 9yrs. & in a questionable environment, her dad(my brother) was trying to get full custody when the mother had him arrested for violating a no contact-unless it pertains to the child-order, via phone texts. Sentencing=180 days in jail. Our family is unable to Get a response from... Read more »
He would need to have an attorney represent him in court, but can have anyone testify for his behalf and request that a certain individual have access to the child when he is incarcerated. Depends on the facts whether you would have any chance of being successful with this request.
the mother has been in and out of jail and now claims to be "doing right". She wants her kids back. We told her we would not fight as long as she could prove she is fit to take them to a court. However, we feel that she is not doing what she needs to do... we are considering a petition to... Read more »
There is a lot going on here which would be better suited to discuss with an attorney offline, as it is possible that Georgia may have jurisdiction (due to the guardianship). However, the state that the child has resided for the past 6 months may also have jurisdiction as well. Plus there are...Read more »
Once the child begins living with you, you should file a Motion to Modify child support. This is because until there is a court order stating otherwise no matter where the child is residing you will be responsible for paying child support.
I filed a Motion to Modify Child Support because our daughter moved back in with me and I was granted physical custody. Up to this point I was not giving him money for child support while our daughter lived with him because we had a consent order stating that my child support obligation was waived... Read more »
He has paid his ex girlfriend support for 4 years. Now he wants to stop until a formal hearing. Can he legally do that without ramifications. Will he be required to pay the child support he didn't pay from the time he stopped up to the hearing?
He can be. The Court can order that the parent obligated to pay child support be ordered to pay as far back as to the time that the other parent filed an action requesting child support. your son can receive credit for what he has paid during the time that the case began to the court order (this...Read more »
I lost my job 5 years ago. MD court decided I had intentionally impoverished myself. I was ordered to pay the same amt. which I couldn't afford. I'm now paying the arrears ea month but want to know if I can get that amount changed. Is it worth fighting?
Payment should stop automatically once child is 18, unless child is still in High school then till child turns 19 or graduates from High School, whichever comes first. If the obligor of the child support is paying via a wage lien it may be beneficial to contact OCSE shortly before one of these...Read more »
custody is always modifiable until the child turns 18. Any party who files for a modification must prove that there is a material change of circumstances that warrants the court to consider to modify the custody arrangement. Even if a party can prove a material change of circumstance, it does not...Read more »
Depends on how long ago the limited divorce was entered. Nevertheless, even if that county has jurisdiction, the county that you and/or the other side now lives in may also have jurisdiction as well (as such providing with you possible options as to where to file).
If you have a student visa and you are not a student then it is possible for you to get departed and your son to stay here (your son is a legal American Citizen). You should speak to an attorney who handles immigration law.
What papers is he not signing? To get a divorce a Court must enter a Judgment of Absolute Divorce. Your husband does not have to sign that Judgment only a judge does. If a judge has not signed and you have not received from the court a Judgment of Absolute Divorce you are not divorced and...Read more »
You can collect arrears, if there are any. However on going child support terminates once the child reaches 18, so unless the child is still 18 when in college then you would be able to collect child support while he is in college, but only until he turns 19.
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