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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for California on
Q: My boyfriend is currently paying back child support as ordered and complying with the full monthly amount.

He no longer owes future child support since his child was adopted by the stepfather. If he opens a checking acct. to pay his bills easily, will DCSS freeze his account to take out more money than the ordered monthly amount or does that only apply if he's not paying the full amount every... Read more »

Andrew George Marcellino
Andrew George Marcellino answered on Jul 22, 2017

So long as your boyfriend is paying child support arrears according to a current existing order, DCSS should not intercept money from his bank account. This is not to say that such a thing never happens, though. It would be best for him to speak with DCSS or have an attorney speak with DCSS to... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for California on
Q: My son's father signed all his rights over to me I have full custody of my son now can the father ask for 50/50 still
Andrew George Marcellino
Andrew George Marcellino answered on Jul 22, 2017

There is a difference between signing "all of his rights over to you" and simply having sole custody. If Father legally terminated his parental rights, then he cannot seek custody. If Father did not terminate his parental rights, then he can seek a modification of custody depending on... Read more »

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