No. A parent is responsible for child support until the age of maturity -- 21 yr old. In some cases this can be extended until post college, but usually requires several variables. Also, In NY under very limited circumstances can a handicapped child receive child support past age 21.
The law says that parents have a 'fundamental right to raise their children as they desire', including who visits their children. Therefore, in New York the court will only grant visitation to grandparents if doing so would be in the best interest of the child.In New York, grandparents...Read more »
If the father has visitation or shares custody you need the court's permission to move to another state. If father doesn't share custody he may still be able to stop you. It is best to make sure the father agrees to your move, and if he objects get the court's permission.
She had no life insurance. Her estate consists of a car and $300.00. I am an only child and she left what she had to me in her will. The agency added a thousand dollars to what was owed bringing the bill up to $3,989.75. Am I responsible for this and should I get a lawyer? Thanks in advance for... Read more »
Her estate is responsible for debts. Any money left should go to pay the debt, if she died destitute then you may not be responsible for debt, but if there was enough money left to pay all or part you would need to do that. Try working it out with the electric company. And yes if you don't...Read more »
im 13 years old.my parent are sepurated and i live with my mom. my mom is involved with drugs and alcohol but will not let me live with my dad.he has taken her to court several times but the judge sides with my mom.i have talk to law guardians , cps , my mothers preventetive worker , my therapist ,... Read more »
My 2 year old son and I gave always lived with my mother. Neither my son's father or I have custody papers. I've had 3 restraining orders because a of my ex's violence against me. He has assaulted my mother as well. While I work a night shift, my son's paternal grandmother and... Read more »
She has not right to your child at the moment. You may go to the police and have them go with you to get your child. However, if the child's father is there he has rights to his child, especially since there are no custody ruling.
It is always a good idea to have an attorney review all contracts (includes leases). With that said, most people don't use an attorney to sign a lease. However because you are paying a large sum, it might be best to make sure that if the lease terminates early, for reasons stated in the lease,...Read more »
Your child's father will still have to pay for child support. He may ask the court to terminate his rights, it will be hard to terminate; however, since not wanting not to be the child's father is not sufficient.
Although the age of majority is 18, for child support purposes NY law, in most circumstances, makes you financially responsible for your child until 21. However, if your child becomes financially self-supporting and live apart from both parents or gets married, joins the military, etc. you may be...Read more »
Getting custody of children that are in the system depends on many factors. If ACS is involved, she can't just give you custody, since ACS has custody.Usually immediate family can petition for custody, not friends. She can make a request to ACS and they may be able to be fostered to you, if...Read more »
Yes, your children are always entitled to child support, regardless of how many children the father has total. You don't need a court order to get child support, you do need one if he stops child support. Keep records of how much he gives you and how often, that way should he stop giving you...Read more »
It depends on how long the children have lived with you, but the short answer is yes if you are the main caregiver. You need to petition the court for custody. You may either hire an attorney or file on your own: http://www.nycourts.gov/forms/familycourt/custodyvisitation.shtml
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