mother lives at home with grandparents and kids, but unstable with opiod drug abuse and job history. father has opiod addiction also but completed successful intensive treatment. can courts require mother to support order also?
In response to your question, although the court can't order mother to move from her parents home. They can require her to pay child support for the children. The grandparents can't pick and choose who to go after for child support payments. Mother who has unstable job history and...View More
I have a 4 month old and recently I have been letting his dad have him every other weekend. 2 weeks ago the last visitation, there was an incident that leads me to believe he is an unfit parent. He is hiring a lawyer,(his parents have a lot of money). I'm a struggling single mom and... View More
Since you live in Frederick County, you should contact the Legal Aid Bureau for Frederick County. They have staff attorneys that represent individuals in family law matters. The phone number is (800) 679-8813. You may also want to contact the Frederick County Bar Association,...View More
"Beginning with and accounting from March 1st, 2011, [Father] will pay to the [Mother] the sum of $3100, due on or before the 15th day of each month; said child support payments to continue until the child graduates high school"... View More
If your child graduated after the 15th of the month child support would have terminated at that time. If your ex spouse insists that you are missing the payment since it's due for the entire month, your argument would be that child support was paid in the form of college tuition. You should...View More
In our agreement, he is to supply health ins. for the children. The cost to me is outrageous. It will be much less to put them on ours. He will not communicate with me, so asking is pointless. Can I, in all honesty, just do it and inform him without legal consequences? It saves him money and I... View More
There are many situations where children end up on both parents medical insurance. If you choose to add your three daughters and receive a tax deduction, you will need to inform the other parent that you have made the change and ask him/her to take the girls off of his/her policy.
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