support. Just to end it and keep ,y som safe from abuse. I filed for disability for my son and now they’ve sent a letter saying they’re going to enforce child support payments from the father. Is it possible I could get the child support, or will the divorce decree overturn this.
It is not legal in Florida to "waive" child support. However, the monies that you received from your ex could be considered an advance payment on child support depending on how your agreement is written. Anytime that you seek government benefits they are going to investigate the child support...Read more »
I'd like to take my child out of state (FL) for a visit with friends and family, but my baby's father has threatened to call the police for kidnapping if I do so. I'm unsure if 1. That anything bad will happen for me custody wise if I do so and 2. If cops are legitimately called, if I can talk it... Read more »
Maternal grandparent is filing for visitation of grandchildren in the state of Arizona. She is also requiring in the filing that while the children are with their father in the state of Florida that visitation be required. Can an order for grandparent visitation filed in the state of Arizona... Read more »
Although there is no grandparent visitation in Florida, you need to apply the law where the order was issued. If the children primarily live in Arizona and the court order is from Arizona then you must look at the law of Arizona.
my childs father hasn't seen her in 2 years and i'm afraid to file for child support because I don't want him to try to take her away, since she doesn't even know him. I just want to know if I can file for child support knowing his rights will not change unless he tries to file separately for... Read more »
The father would have to pursue timesharing in order to get it, regardless of any child support obligation. Even if he does try, you can show the court that he has been absent for two years. All decisions by the court will be based on the best interest of the child.
I let my daughter go with her father for the weekend he was suppose to bring her back instead he decided to withdraw her from daycare, block my number and any attempt for me to contact my child. I filed for divorce soon after this happened but hes still not allowing me to see her its been 4 weeks... Read more »
I was married and my now ex husband would not give me a divorce. So I moved out and on. I got engaged and had a child with my now husband. However his name was not allowed on her birth certificate because I was married to someone else. Marlee is 17 and wants her birth certificate corrected. She was... Read more »
We had a verbal agreement for about a year it would change slightly more and more until I went to establish an order in writing (so he could no longer deviate) and as soon as he was served he stopped seeing the kids completely. My original offer was our verbal agreement, however, now there isnt... Read more »
My ex filed a Petition to Determine Paternity & Related Relief. There's a support order in place since August 2017 but no parenting plan so overnights are not included in the support order. We met with a mediator and agreed on a parenting plan that gives me 134 overnights per year. We both filed a... Read more »
You need to read the paper carefully that tells you to come on January 14. It should say specifically what will be addressed by the court. If it does not mention child support then you should probably file the modification right away. The court will look at her ongoing regular income, not zero...Read more »
Since they are not married, unless your son has been to court on a paternity case she can move with the child wherever she likes. Your son should consult with a local family law attorney as soon as possible to protect his rights.
My divorce finalized with a joint custody and an agreed amount. My ex has increased the amount and pressured me in to signing the new agreement. I am having difficulty with the new payments and had to take a second full time job to somewhat keep afloat. I want to go through the court system to get... Read more »
In Florida child support is modifiable until the children turn 18. The amount will be based on each parent's net monthly income. Regardless of what you may have agreed to in the past, the court will do a new calculation based on your current income. The child support formula is part of the law and...Read more »
I received a form 12.910(a) Summons and I didn't respond between the 20 days. Its been a month already. What can I do? Should I go to court and make a letter? Basically the case is: My child used to leave with me and early this year she decided to move in with her dad! We both agree to do the... Read more »
I'm going through a divorce in FL. At the trial, the Judge asked us to submit Proposals for Final Judgement, which we did. I was just notified that we have a hearing for clarification of evidence. What does that mean? Should I bring all the evidence I already presented? Can I bring new evidence... Read more »
It is not clear whether you mean eligible or liable. Unless you are a biological parent of the child there will be no child support obligation. You do not provide enough information but in general there is no alimony awarded to either party in a ten month marriage.
Last year my husband and I were granted 5050 custody of his children. Recently their mother decided to move home to ohio and leave the kids. Does that mean shes forfeiting her 50% timeshare and we get primary custody? Also we are still paying her 70 a month in child support. we do not want to cause... Read more »
There is no way to do this anonymously. You need to return to court and ask for a modification of the timesharing which in turn will cause a recalculation of the child support. Or do nothing, keep the kids and pay the $70.
Ex wife previously left off income to begin with and now has yet another job. Seeking to reduce child support payments. My brother is a Military Veteran and Is tired of struggling while She is out getting tattoos and hand guns when He struggling to put food on the table. Her father is a lawyer and... Read more »
You have raised two separate issues. Issue 1 is child support which is always modifiable until the children emancipate. You can file a Petition for Modification and ask that child support be recalculated based on the parents current incomes.
Issue 2 is enforcement. If mom is not following...Read more »
father is manipulative, irresponsible and negligent i have proof he owes me now 3 months of child support on nov 15th will be 4 months .... and afraid for his reaction when he get serve but i needed to do so ... am basically leaving paycheck to paycheck and with the help i get every once in a while... Read more »
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