I will be getting a new job in Alabama and coming back up here in 90 days for a hearing would be a terrible inconvenience for me. It is a 12 hour drive. Is there anything I can do to avoid coming back in 90 days due to my relocating?
You have to be present but, I have on rare occasion used deposition testimony by clearing it with the court first.Talk to the attorney handling it. Another way to do it that would work is to convert the dissolution into a divorce, use the same agreement and only your spouse and witness would have...Read more »
I live outside of the US, and my wife lives in the US. I am only in the states for a week, and we would like to terminate our marriage with as little time and complications as possible. We're both willing to compromise, and do whatever is easiest for our two children. But I don't have... Read more »
The papers have to filed first. Once filed, the court has to have a hearing not less than 30 nor more than 90 days after it is filed. All you would have to do is show up for the hearing. An alternative would be do a divorce with a complete by separation agreement, have her be the plaintiff and make...Read more »
He can file a motion to modify with the court or file for an administrative review through the support enforcement agency. Going through court is quicker and since she's in agreement, this can be done with a motion, waiver of service, financial affidavit and agree entry.
Simple answer is no, the child support obligation is personal to you. However, an increase in child support is possible under the statute to deviate from the support guidelines. See http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/3119.23(H).
This was asked more than two months ago but no one answered. You would have to file a motion to change custody, now referred to as a modification of the allocation of parental rights and responsibilities. You would be asking the court to name you residential parent.
There is no specific age. Years ago, Ohio set the age of election at 12 but the court could still overrule a child. What the court is looking at now to consider a child's wishes, are in a shorthand way, the maturity and reasoning ability of the child. There is no specific age. A 10 year old...Read more »
That can get it but would need a subpoena. If one if filed, you can get an attorney and file a motion to what is called quash it. They could also take your deposition. My guess is they want the information to show she has money available to her from you.
We have a child support order and the biological father pays it but he doesn't want to any more and he never comes sees the child or asks about him. He says he won't sign his rights over to me and my fiancé because he wants to bug me and he is scared he will still have to pay child... Read more »
If you and your fiancé get married, in Ohio, if the natural father has provided no support(he has) OR has not had contact with your son, you would not need his consent for an adoption. The court would be looking at a one year period prior to the filing of the petition for adoption. That would...Read more »
The order would have to be modified. Right now, if all the order says is child support, then that's it. If someone wants the father to pay other costs, such as uninsured or uncovered medical, that would need to be an order of the court. It's odd there was nothing more in the order.
Hard to answer without more information. In Oho, if paternity was never established, she doesn't have to let the father see the child. If paternity was established but no parenting time(visitation) was ever ordered by the court, she doesn't have to let him see the child. If they ever...Read more »
There are some unknowns here so lets do it this way. Is paternity established? That's step one. Being on the birth certificate probably takes care of this if done properly. If there is paternity established, does your son have a a court order for visitation? If yes, then she is in contempt. If...Read more »
If married and it's your child, file for divorce and seek custody. It's many times assumed a father can't get custody but I've seen it happen. Be prepared to have an attorney though. Custody are not easy.
You can file for divorce whether you can find him or not provided you meet the residency requirements in Ohio. You need to be a resident of Ohio for six months and the county where you file for 90 days preceding the filing of the complaint.
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