John Mario Acosta Jr.'s answer As long as the judge has signed the divorce decree finalizing your divorce, you have received a file stamped copy of that order from the court, you can get married anytime after that.
John Mario Acosta Jr.'s answer Based on your question, I can appreciate your situation being a young adult, but with that said you are considered a minor until you turn 18 and as such you can't own property. The property you speak of belongs to your parents or to those whom you live with. The property purchased by your mother would belong to her but if it is in their home then then can touch it and go through it. Furthermore, when you turn 18 and if you decide to move out and their is a dispute as to who owns the property...
John Mario Acosta Jr.'s answer Based on your question and without reading the visitation/parenting time order, usually in my experience most parents are supposed to have paid 95% of their child support in order to claim the child on taxes, then according to the guideline it should be consistent parenting time for 6 to 9 months prior to the non-custodial parent receives overnights, of course this all depends on the age of the child as to how many overnights you receive.
John Mario Acosta Jr.'s answer Based on your question if there has been a substantial change in circumstances child support can be re-calculated. If that is found you can request her spouses income be imputed into the calculation but you must be able to prove that the other income is covering what are the needs of the child.
John Mario Acosta Jr.'s answer You are running a great risk to yourself and your child. If you run away you can be charged as a runaway and placed into the juvenile system. Additionally, you will be placed back with your mother until you reach the age of majority which is 18 in the State of Indiana. You can call the police and advise them of what is going on but I see them being able to do little for you. Moreover, if you run away the Department of Family and Child Services may get involved because of you running away and...
John Mario Acosta Jr.'s answer If there is a pending paternity action you must follow the directives of the court as far as establishing paternity to include a DNA test. You could be held in contempt if you fail to comply with a court order.
Once paternity is established you will be looking at child support and visitation once a father has been established. You being married to another person who is not the child's father does not change anything as to paternity of the child and child support and visitation for the...
John Mario Acosta Jr.'s answer If it is court ordered then yes, but you must look at the language of the agreement, because most agreements state unless otherwise unable to. Since you have picked up the insurance on the children you must provide your ex with a copy of those documents. IF you fail to do so it could result in your ex filing documents with the court ordering you to, but you must think of your children, if they don't have the cards it makes it more difficult to get treatment or services.
John Mario Acosta Jr.'s answer Based on your question the starting point for any divorce is 50/50, unless the parties agree or argue away from it. So there is no guarantee of a 50/50 division of property and debts in a divorce unless you agree to it and reduce it to writing.
John Mario Acosta Jr.'s answer There is no way to terminate your parental rights unless there is someone who is going to stand in your place and take responsibility for the child or the state commences an action to terminate your rights. You must continue to pay child support, which supports the child until the court orders differently. Furthermore, you can seek visitation with your child if that is what you want as well.
John Mario Acosta Jr.'s answer When you get married and your significant other wants to adopt the child you must first terminate the biological parents rights first and then put the adoption through. The termination can be consented to or contested and if contested then a hearing will have to be conducted to see what is in the child's best interest.
John Mario Acosta Jr.'s answer Based on your question, legally yes. You may need to seek counsel to file a modification based on the change in circumstances so that the court can give you further guidance on future visitation if you think this type of visitation is not in the best interest of your children.
John Mario Acosta Jr.'s answer You an modify child support only when there is a significant change in circumstances. There is no set number of times just have to meet that standard of review. The things the court can take into consideration are overnights by the parties, change in income by either party or both, change in insurance by either party or both, and ultimately what the significant change is that would warrant a modification.
John Mario Acosta Jr.'s answer Based on your situation you need to file a paternity action with the court your divorce matter took place in. DNA will be ordered and you can prove your not the Father that way. The child support will still be accruing, so if you are the Father you will have arrearages to pay. The State of Indiana sees you as the Father of the child because the child was born during the marriage, but contesting paternity is the only way to go about this and you need to do that through the court system. This is...
John Mario Acosta Jr.'s answer If the party does not pay the full amount of support per week then the arrears will build. If the other party is not seeing them regularly you can move to modify the visitation but it won't stop the visitation.
John Mario Acosta Jr.'s answer You need to file a motion with the court if there is an active or was an active case in this matter. You can also contact the local IV-D Prosecutor's Office and tell them the situation and see what they advise you to do.
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