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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Washington on

Q: Will my income be included in my live in boyfriend's child support calculation?

I'm looking for info on child support. My live in boyfriend is an attorney, he is no longer practicing law and has no intentions of doing so. He is fully employed, though making less than he did as an attorney, two years ago. He is looking to have his child support updated to reflect his current... Read more »

Cheryl L Van Ackeren answered on May 17, 2014

No, your income should not be included in his child support.

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Washington on

Q: I desperately need phone numbers for overpayment lawyers in seattle wa that are free

Please can anyone help. I need a free lawyer that can help me right away. I am vision impaired and recently found out I owe ssi a lot of money. Its way to much to explain here word limit isn't allowing me to. I just need some free overpayment lawyers to contact. Also, if I get curt off my ssi what... Read more »

Cheryl L Van Ackeren answered on May 17, 2014

You should try one of the legal aid services. The Northwest Justice Project offers free legal aid to low income families.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Washington on

Q: Can my mom tell child support enforcement that she does not want child support from me?

My mom has my daughter and has never received any money from child support. I owe for back support so it is affecting my taxes and income.

Cheryl L Van Ackeren answered on May 17, 2014

You can request that they waive the arrears child support as long as the amount owed is due to your mother and not the state. If the amount is due to the state, then you can request the state waive the arrears. I recommend you speak with a lawyer to help you make the request.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Washington on

Q: In Washington State if my daughters mother is willing to stop my back support and I onl how do I go about stopping

Cheryl L Van Ackeren answered on May 17, 2014

First you need to verify that your back child support is owed to the mother. In some situations, the back child support is owed to the state and the mother can only waive the portion due to her. I would recommend contacting an attorney so they can help you submit a waiver of the debt.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Washington on

Q: How long is the waiting period after filing

Cheryl L Van Ackeren answered on May 17, 2014

After filing the petition for dissolution, Washington state requires you to wait 90 days.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Washington on

Q: In wa st I have had third party custody of my sisters kids and I also have my son with disabilitys how do I give up cust

My sister got them taken away do to drugs cps. I want to give custody back to the grandmother it has been 9 yrs and I need to think of my son and myself well being

Cheryl L Van Ackeren answered on May 17, 2014

The grandmother can petition the court for custody. Once the court approves the grandmother, she can take custody from you.

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