This is what is in my divorce says: Real Property: The Plaintiff shall be awarded the real estate located at: 3524 Alexandria Wellington Road, Alexandria, Alabama 36250. The Defendant has relinquished all right, title, and interest in said real estate by execution of a quitclaim deed filed... Read more »
answered on Feb 25, 2022
Hello. Thanks for your question. A well-written divorce decree or settlement will state the home must be refinanced in X days, or sold if it can't be refinanced by the party taking possession of the home. What you have shared, that language isn't in there, but it might be stated somewhere... Read more »
answered on Feb 24, 2022
Hello. No, divorce decrees are public records. They do not contain personal information like income, credit card numbers, or anything financial. Money/amounts owed would be the only thing listed in a decree. Thanks for your question.
answered on Feb 21, 2022
Hello, thanks for your question. It depends on facts that are not listed in your question. You can file for visitation, modification, and maybe contempt if you've already been given visitation in an order. Anything filed would be on the Court where the last order was issued. Best of luck!
My son is 19 in college and is now a father. We are trying to do the right thing. He does not have a job and is on full athletic scholarship. The baby is in alabama. Is he required to pay child support while in college?
answered on Feb 18, 2022
Thank you for the question. Yes, it does not matter if he is in college. He is an adult under the law and has an obligation of support to his child. Best of luck!
My oldest turned 19 & my youngest is 16. When my son turned 19 their father cut child support from $400 for 2 & then started paying $200. There was no discussion or anything. I just started receiving 1/2 of the payment. I was just wondering if that is the way it is suppose to be done or if... Read more »
answered on Feb 16, 2022
Thank you for your question. No, that is not how child support is calculated. It should have been recalculated according to Rule 32 guidelines. A modification to recalculate should be filed to address the remaining child and enter an IWO so the arbitrary reduction in payments do not happen again.... Read more »
The child is 2yo boy. The parents were never married. The mother has filed for child support through DHR (pending) and no custody has be arranged or started. The mother tried to press charges for DV but they were dropped. The mother was given 7 days to leave with their child and her other 2... Read more »
answered on Jan 13, 2022
Thank you for the question. Neither party has legal custody of the child until a court order is issued. The mother has filed a case in a certain state, if she leaves, there are jurisdictional issues that may be raised by the court or the father if she moves or fails to pursue the case. Of course... Read more »
answered on Jan 12, 2022
Thank you for your question. Nineteen is the age of majority in Alabama. If your child is completely self-supporting financially, and you can prove it, then the Court may allow a modification but it's not a guarantee based on what you've said. Best of luck!
I have been seperated from my (ex) for 3 years, we all moved to alabama 4 months ago, so my kids and i have not established residency yet. He moved back to Washington State after having problems here. I would like a divorce and a parenting plan in place because he is already asking to have the kids... Read more »
answered on Nov 1, 2021
As said, you need to have a consultation with an attorney in your area. You have several big issues going on that may have implications re: custody. Best of luck!
Is she considered emancipated, leaving at 18 for the military?
answered on Jun 11, 2021
Hello. Thanks for your question. If you have another child you are paying support for, you will need to file a petition to modify child support so the court can recalculate support for any remaining children. If you only pay support for the child who is entering the military, you can try filing... Read more »
answered on Mar 1, 2021
Hello. You would need to go to Court and agree to settle arrears (the amount owed to you) and modify support so that he does not continue to owe you. Best of luck!
answered on Feb 22, 2021
Hello. If someone else wanted to adopt him, you could voluntarily allow the other person to adopt. Terminating your rights would be in juvenile court. The courts do not terminate (TPR) parents easily because it cannot be undone. When you adopted him, he became your son, as in any ties to his... Read more »
answered on Dec 16, 2020
Hello. You will need to file a motion with the Court. Best of luck!
The two sisters are 8 and 11 and have never been to school either and their brother is almost 18 . She was saying she homeschooled the children yet never did so . The children do not know how to spell , know their left from right and can hardly even add or subtract . Yet alone don’t even have... Read more »
Do I have to send a request to the court? The mother and myself are in agreement with modifying the support, if it is not automatic. I just need to know what steps to take - i.e. forms, letter(?), etc. Are there fees?
answered on Nov 18, 2020
It does not automatically stop. You have to ask the court to modify and recalculate support. Best of luck.
I’m only 3 months pregnant and he’s already said he wanted to sign his rights over because he wants nothing to do with me. he will no unlock me and refuses to help me out in any way. the only reason why he wants to sign his rights over are because he doesn’t want to pay child support. what... Read more »
answered on Nov 16, 2020
Hello. Terminating his rights does not end the support obligation he has for the child. You need to contact DHR or hire an attorney who can establish custody and child support for you when the time comes (in about 6 months). Best of luck.
He recently physically beat me and was jailed for domestic violence. I also quit my job because he wanted me to and promised to take care of me. This is my first marriage and I'm 47 years old.
answered on Nov 9, 2020
You can always ask for it. Whether or not you receive it will be up to the judge who hears your case.
answered on Nov 8, 2020
No. For it to be enforceable, the spouse will eventually need to be served papers.
answered on Oct 21, 2020
I agree with what my colleague said. Also, it is unknown who would be raising the child. You, him (he can't if he's in prison), a family member, or foster care. As the parents, you both could be liable to pay child support if the state takes your baby and places it in foster care, or if... Read more »
the amount that I pay per month?
answered on Oct 7, 2020
Hello. No, you will need to file with the court in the county where the case is located to stop child support. Thanks for your question!
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