Mother and father never married, ex-girlfriend taking father back to court for more money because she wants to go back to school, but want babY daddy to pay more money. Father has four children, total. The newest being born 4/29/2020
Based on the information provided in your question if the child support was ordered in a divorce proceeding it may be public, if the order was in a paternity matter then it would not be public, but the person paying the support can go to the local county clerk's office or child support clerk...Read more »
I have joint custody and am the noncustodial parent. Child support is all current no problems but the mother of my son is changing on her own the court ordered visitation time. She has withheld my son once now and will again. How do I get someone to enforce the court order we have so I get my... Read more »
I can’t afford an attorney, so I print off and file the contempt papers and fill them out myself. She has not been letting me have them on my court ordered parenting time and has been warned by the judge last time we were in court about it. I’ve tried to file twice and it hasn’t gone through... Read more »
(home, recreational property, 401Ks, etc.). Minor child just turned 17 years old. I need to start the divorce process. How should I proceed/what do I do? Covid 19 protocol for face to face meetings with a lawyer? I never thought it would come to this.
Based on the information provided in your question it would depend on the lawyer if they are doing face to face meetings or not. Additionally, no one ever is prepared or ready for this in their life, so finding a lawyer in your area that fits your needs is important.
Based on the information you provided in your question I would agree with Mr. Tyson, you can always file something with the court and see what they order, but he is right no hard and fast rules, the standard is what is in the best interest of the minor child.
We have join custody and my child wants to drop out due to bullying, I'm ok with with it, shes 16 and we live in Indiana. Her mom isn't ok with it, so I was wondering since we have joint custody do both parents have to give consent for my child to drop out.
Based on the information provided in your question, if you have joint custody of the minor child yes you both have to agree on the decisions made in regards to the minor child's health, education and religion, if you can't agree you can use the court to make the decision for you.
I Am making less than I did and have been self employed for the last two years. I also have three other children in my home and one has a disability diagnosis. He’s homeschooled and self employment allows me to be home with him. Does this make a difference? Is it worth it? The child I pay... Read more »
A friend recently got kicked out of her house. She has sole custody of her kids but the dad won't give them back or let her see them. She has an apartment lined up and can take the kids to her parents or a shelter with her. Is it legal for him to keep the kids and why won't the police... Read more »
Based on the information provided in your question this is a civil family matter and the police typically do not enforce civil family orders when the child is with a biological parent or guardian. Additionally, I would add he has some arguments to justify the actions if what you say here is true.
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