Yes, he will be held liable UNLESS he asks the court for a paternity test and based on that, he is adjudicated "not the father." He is the presumptive father at this moment and it's up to him to challenge that presumption.
Hello, 19 is the age when a child becomes an adult and can make that decision. Alabama has no age before that time at which a child can pick a parent. That said, as a child matures, he/she becomes better able to articulate to the judge why it is in her/his best interest to live with one parent...Read more »
Hello. Unfortunately, you cannot stop a divorce from moving forward. If someone has decided they want to end a marriage, it can and will happen. You may want to seek legal counsel in your area to guide you through this process so you make good choices that minimally impact you. Best of luck.
My sister has had full custody of my children for 3 years. But she just recently filled for child support about a year ago. Will the back child support go back to the day she got my kids 3 years ago or does it go back to the day she filled the petition for child support 1 year ago?
i have been divorced for 9 years, have 2 daughters 15 and 19 from marriage. judge ordered $481 a month in child support. Father never paid a dime. he remarried and adopted new wife's son and had 2 more daughters. what do I do? He has nothing at all to do with our daughters together... Read more »
went to court for modification dhr didnt even attempt to look at my finacial papers or records it doubled from 425 to 800 all because they included my over time i filed an appeal went back to court but this time i have a diffrent job so it lowered to 514 but while in court they admitted to using my... Read more »
Hello. Yes, overtime is included in child support. OT is one of those fluid issues that can usually be successfully argued against depending on the facts of the parties. However, technically speaking, Rule 32 along with case law allows for inclusion of OT in calculating CS. Thank you for your...Read more »
No, your income will not change his payments. If you have joint financial accounts with him and the state swipes his tax refund, stimulus check, etc. because he owes arrears and intrest, then your monies are liable to also be swiped. If they are swiped, you would then need to bring that error to...Read more »
We were divorced 8 years ago we have joint custody but it's more of I have full custody due to whenever he was suppose to have the child his parents had her. He only shows when its convenient such as birthdays and holidays. He claims her on income tax and I'm left with the... Read more »
Hello. There are several factual questions that need answering before you receive advice on going through DHR or not. Letting an attorney review your divorce documents will answer those questions and you can be properly advised at that point on whether you need to file in your DR case or open a...Read more »
The child support goes threw the state to her and she refuses to give any of it to me. I have text messages from her threatening to call the cops and report me as a run away if I ever tried to get the money. (My step dad and her both told me I wasn’t allowed to live there anymore but I have no... Read more »
Can my sister petition the courts to have the mother pay some type of support payment? My sister already has 4 other children and the mother doesn't seem to care about her only child. I live in CA so I am not familiar with AL state laws. As far as I know, the custody order does not state that... Read more »
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