There are two children, under the support order, one of which is 18 as of January 2019 and will graduate June 2019. the other is 12. When contacted about how the order and amount being paid for support will change due to one child turning 18, the case worker says in Minnesota, the support order... Read more »
If the child support order does not provide a specific amount for each child, then upon the emancipation of each child the child support obligor must bring a motion to modify the child support on the basis of emancipation of a child pursuant to Minn. Stat. 518A.39, Subd. 5(c).
I had decided to move in with my father when I was 14 and my parents were already separated my dad now I think my dad has shared custody of me, however I am not totally sure. I want to go back to my mother.
There is no stated age upon which a child is able to decide who they want to live with; however, the reasonable preference of a child is one of the factors the Court will consider in determining what is in the child's best interest. As the child gets older and more mature, the child's...Read more »
I moved out of state and have requested to see my child multiple times but the mother refused, Judge suggested mediation but it still didnt work due to the mother using the child as a pawn. How do I request modification and uninterupted telephone and visitation access to my child? I also need a... Read more »
If your current parenting time order was based on you living in state, then you likely will need to seek a modification of the parenting time so that it is a better fit for your current circumstances. You can seek a modification of parenting time by bringing a motion. A child deserves to have the...Read more »
I'm paying $1,800 a month in child support and then it says as additional child support the parties agree to equally share the costs of extracurricular activities above and beyond the standard schooling curriculum. I am wondering what that includes? My ex-wife is signing the kids up for voice... Read more »
An agreement to share extracurricular activity expenses is an obligation that is in addition to the guideline basic, medical and childcare support order. Based on the information you provided, it appears you and your ex-wife agreed to equally share the cost of extracurricular activities for the...Read more »
Ex is against it. The divorce was defaulted because he didn’t show up or respond. We have 50/50 legal custody, I have 100% physical custody with him having supervised visatuon. He sees my son once to twice a month (whenever he asks) and he doesn’t pay any child support. Has nothing to do with... Read more »
To seek a name change for your minor child, you will need to follow the correct procedure. The following link provides the forms and instructions you would need if you plan to seek the name change for your son without an attorney:...Read more »
If an action for child support has been commenced, or there is a child support order in effect, both parties have the right to request copies of the other party's latest federal income tax return, W-2, and 1099s every two years pursuant to Minnesota Statute Section 518A.28.
The Court will determine parenting time after considering what is in the child's best interest based on the factors set forth in Minnesota Statute Section 518.17. Based on the information you have provided, it appears there may be good cause to seek supervised or restricted parenting time.
If your son's father is not paying his court-ordered child support, you have a few options. If he is working, you may want to apply for income withholding services through the appropriate county. You also have the option to bring a motion seeking to have your son's father held in...Read more »
If your decree does not specifically require you to contribute to this type of expense, then there is a good chance you would not be held liable, especially where your ex-wife incurred the expense on behalf of your child without your knowledge or advance agreement.
A property settlement in a divorce is final upon entry of the decree, subject to the right of appeal. A decree may be reopened under certain circumstances specified by statute within one year following the entry of the decree; however, barring any other relevant facts, the reasons you have...Read more »
If your divorce decree is silent regarding real or personal property owned by you or your ex spouse as of the valuation date, the property is considered omitted property and the Court may still have jurisdiction to award the property to you or your ex spouse.
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