My wife has took my four-year-old son to relocate 400 miles away from me against my consent and that is owner recording on a voice recorder I have read all the child relocation laws but it seems they only apply to an existing custody order is there possibly a chance I can request for them to move... Read more »
Hello. If you're in the process of a divorce then you may already have a temporary custody order in place. You can request them to move back closer but once a move is made, it's difficult to undo. You should consider retaining legal counsel from an attorney in the county where your case...Read more »
If she is the only child you are paying support for and you owe no arrears, then you can file a form with the clerk in the county where your child support case is located. The form is free and available on the internet. The clerk may also provide you with it. If you do have another child, then you...Read more »
Hello. No, there is nothing you can do to stop support based on what you have said. That being said, your son does not get to make this decision until he is 19. You do have a right to see him and you can enforce that right through the court system. Thank you for the question.
Hello. Pregnancy by itself is not a reason child support may be terminated. Support can only be terminated for reasons listed in a settlement agreement, or because the child is now able to support themselves without needing anyone's help. Otherwise, age 19 is when it terminates.
He, the defendant, signed the answer and waiver and the agreement. Attorney filed the paperwork in court. Now my spouse has decided he wants to fight and is threatening to rescind the paperwork already filed. I am not in agreement and have no wish to reconcile. Can he as the defendant rescind... Read more »
She will be 19 in March 2021 and graduate high school in May 2021. I would like my child support to end when she turns 19. Can I end it in March 2021 or do I have to wait until May 2021? Can I file to cease child support a few months before she graduates? My chilid support is garnished and I do not... Read more »
is still in arrears. Now his taxes and stimulus check was added to arrears. How does that effect my daughter? If the taxes etc. are going toward arrears, she is still entitled to whole arrearage, right? But ultimately where does that money Refunds go to? lets say he owes $5000.00 and receives a... Read more »
Does there come a time in ones life where SHE stops receiving the arrears (back support)? Or the money would start going to the adult children? Can I receive my stimulus payment since I’m not responsible for the $?
Hello. No, the child support would go to the person who was always receiving the support. You would need to speak with a certified tax professional to discuss how to separate your taxes from your husband (married filing separate), which would change if and how you might receive your stimulus check....Read more »
Hello. Child support stops at 19 unless he becomes self-supporting, joins military, or marries. It's impossible to answer child support questions about arrears and interest on those arrears without looking at the payment history. You are not reaching interest or much of your arrearage amount...Read more »
Hello. The answer to that is "it depends." This is a question better suited for an attorney who practices in the county where the child lives. I will say terminating a parent's rights is the ultimate action a court can take concerning a child and they do not do it without very strong...Read more »
Hello. It's impossible to give a definate answer without looking at the case and payment history. It's possible you owed interest on prior arrears. Interest is the last thing paid on child support money owed.
Hello. Child support (CS) doesn't automatically stop when I child turns 19. Why it doesn't end automatically is a question for the legislature. Since you have other children, in order to change the amount you pay each month, you need mom to agree and file modification that way, or file...Read more »
If the child turns 19 and attends college without working are child support payments mandatory? Is it at the same rate as before when the child was a minor? Seems like the "adult" would need to get a JOB!
My divorce decree was final in 2018. I made sure to remove all comments about support for college education from our settlement. My child is a senior in high school this year and approaching his 19th birthday. If he chooses to go to college and not get a job are my child support payments to... Read more »
Hello. Based on what hou have said, you would not owe him support past his 19th birthday. If you're required to pay support for the other two children, you will need to file a modification to have your payments recalculated. Otherwise, child support will continue until you file to stop it....Read more »
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