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 »
My ex wife has gotten my whole family drug tested in past cases. All clean of course. Anyway, this is not for custody just child support. And I know my son has been partaking in weed. Though I’ve never caught him. It’s blatant. And if he does get tested, what will happen to my other children at... Read more »
Hello. She would need to ask the Court's permission or get him to submit to a test voluntarily. Weed is illegal in Alabama. It is against the law to partake, have possession of it, sell it, etc. You have an obligation to your other children to protect them from illegal drugs. Thank you for...Read more »
The fathers child lives with his parents and the whole situation is unsafe to me for the child to stay their and also 2 hrs away over night the whole weekend. Is their anything against that till at least she can talk and tell me what is going on. Especially she has slept with me since the day she... Read more »
My ex and I are not married, we have 2 kids and are separated. At this time I have a pfa against him and nothing was ordered of child support at the pfa hearing the judge just told him he needed to pay cs. Can we have a written/verbal agreement and it be legal. He is willing to pay child support... Read more »
Hello. No, it will not be legal unless and until it is a court order. Otherwise, you are at his mercy of when and how much he decides to pay. Contact DHR or hire an attorney to file for CS. Thanks for your question.
Father has physical we share joint. I pay child support to him and im having issuses out if the wife,child isnt happy wanting to be home with mother. Mother works, own cars and stable living. Never on drugs or etc.....
The family That has them always said that they were fine financially I did not need any money from us. But now after 10 months the DHR’s Lawyer Is Requesting for us to pay child support..We don’t have a problem paying, but I don’t understand how they can ask for back pay all the 10 months... Read more »
My daughter, 16, had a baby with an adult man. She is unmarried, living with her mother, and I am paying child support for her plus insurance. Is the baby's father responsible for any hospital bills related to her care?
Hello. Your daughter is still a minor and whatever the current order states, that is what you will need to follow. The father is financially responsible for his child, not your child (daughter). Thank you for the question.
Hello. He's not required to pay without a court order. Sounds like you don't have one yet. Just stop pursuing it. Yes, you still have the option to do so in the future if you maintain custody. Thanks for your question.
Hello. It's impossible to tell you exactly without looking at your case. However, it sounds like you did not pay through the state; therefore, no records exist of your paying support. Thank you for your question.
Hello. Unless she is disabled and unable to care for herself, then it terminates on her 19th birthday. Any money received by the custodial parent after that date is subject to claw back, should the non-custodial parent decide to legally pursue it. Thank you for the question.
Hello, uncontested means child support will be addressed in your agreement. The Court will make whatever your agreement is the Final Order. So, no, unless you both agree. You will still need to complete the child support calculation forms so they can be filed on record. Best wishes.
Out weekly. She gave me no child support or alimony even though I stayed home with the kids and didn't have a career. I got a little place of my own because I couldn't stay where my ex was. He moved out of state and sold the house. Can I get child support and alimony now that I have my... Read more »
Hello. As previously said, this is a complex situation that one cannot fully answer in this forum. Please schedule a consult with a local attorney so you can determine the best course of action. Thanks for your question.
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