I pay child support for a child in MN, I havetwo other children who live in FL who i dont currently pay child support for. If it comes to having to pay child support for my kids in FL how does that affect what i pay for my child in MN? If the mother in MN wants a modification and i then have my... Read more »
The law in Florida is that the oldest (first born) children take precedence. For example, if you are calculating FL child support and the MN child was born first then the amount that you are paying in MN would be a deduction in the FL calculation. I cannot answer regarding MN law.
- past 7 years. Their fathers have nothing to do with them and they even think I am their father. She is very unstable and has even almost physically hurt the children before and even told me that if I wasnt there to stop it she might have really thg hurt her 6 year old one day. I've only... Read more »
I am assuming that you are in Florida. If not then you need to ask this question of a Louisiana attorney. For your child, you need to file a Petition for Paternity to protect your rights. For the other children, since you are not married to the mother you really have no legal rights.
Alimony is based on one party's financial need and the other party's ability to pay. It is not based on assets, marital or otherwise, unless they are income producing assets. If the court determines that all of your monthly expenses are justified then you should not be...Read more »
I am getting divorced in Florida. I am retired, getting a monthly social security and annuity payments of about $5K a month. I have a 5 year old son getting social security each month (because of me) of around $1.3K.
The child support tables say that for an income of $5K the support should... Read more »
SS received directly by the child will reduce your child support obligation. However, it may not be as simple as subtracting it from the calculated amount. Look for a free consultation with a local family lawyer.
Father is on the birth certificate but my daughter has been with me for all 5 years of her life. No custody or parenting plan is in place. I'm allowing her to go visit for 2 days. If he decides to keep her can I call the cops? He does not pay child support and there is nothing in the courts... Read more »
If you are this concerned then you should not let her go until you have a court order. Legally you have all the rights based on what you say but that won't automatically stop him from refusing to return the child. Make him go to court if he wants timesharing and have him pay child support as well.
If your court order on timesharing is from Florida then you must return to court in Florida and prove to the court that it is in the child's best interest to relocate to Georgia. The court will consider numerous factors including each parent's financial ability and home situation.
We moved here approx 2 1/2 yrs ago and case was transferred to Fl from Az. Florida support tells me they have not heard back for N.M. When I call N.M, they tell me I need to go thru Fl. Getting the run around. Nobody whats to help...... I can not afford to hire a lawyer
In Florida, you can go to court where either parent lives or the child lives. If you are trying to modify the NY order you will need to domesticate the NY order. That means filing a certified copy of the original order in the new jurisdiction that you want to use. NY continues to have jurisdiction...Read more »
A well drafted agreement should include the date that payments begin, independent of when the final judgment is signed. If the two of you cannot agree on the start date then you must go back to court for clarification.
The biological father never claim rights to my child when he was a born and I was granted a restraining order against him for assaulting me after the birth. We went in front of a judge and he never even mentioned my son to the judge. My ex- husband stepped in and sign the birth certificate and has... Read more »
The biological father would have to go to court on a paternity action. Once in court he would have to explain his absence of fourteen years. The legal standard is what is in the best interests of the child. At this point you have no legal obligation to the biological father.
Unless the settlement agreement says otherwise, the party keeping the house is responsible for all FUTURE expenses. Future escrows should be excluded from the 50/50 closing costs. However, any left over escrow from the prior mortgage would be divided 50/50 and the party keeping the house could...Read more »
You do not mention the legal status of the other parent or what the purpose of the guardianship is. My best advice is to consult with a local family lawyer who can draft documents that are specific and appropriate for your circumstances. It is also possible that you cannot grant this guardianship...Read more »
and has been living with me since our breakup in April 2019. she see's her mom randomly some times once a month sometimes she will go 7 weeks without seeing her and its normally for a few days at a time when she does see her.
her mom has been living in motels hotels renting rooms and... Read more »
If you have not already, you need to go to court on a paternity action. There you can establish your timesharing (custody) in a court order. Until the father of a child born out of wedlock goes to court the mother has full authority over the child.
I had custody, our child moved back with her mom. We agreed on an amount I would send while waiting for support court. We had court Sept 2020. The judge gave her the option to reinstate support at a lower amount and giving her the opportunity to file for an extension until graduation. Or to... Read more »
She broke up with me and completely shut me out of her life..she did not get an abortion done and ended up giving the baby up for adoption..this was almost 4 years ago..and I just found out today that I have a daughter who I didnt even know existed....
Unfortunately if the adoption was four years ago there is probably nothing that can be done now. The courts will always look at what is best for the child and taking a child away from the family that it has known for four years is not in the child's best interest. Your remedy was to go to...Read more »
Did you ever get a passport with the new name? Social security would not have changed your name without something official. Name changes happen in court so you need to track down the court where you believe that the name change was entered. Your birth certificate is never going to change....Read more »
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