We have been living in San Francisco CA and have been together for 20+ years. We have never married and my partner claims our 2 kids (ages 16 and 10) on her taxes. Of course I want to take care of my kids, but as a bartender, I don't make enough to pay for her rent (which is rent controlled)... Read more »
child support is calculated using a formula mandated by law. https://childsupport.ca.gov/calculate-child-support/ Usually, with non married co-habitants, there is no obligation to pay "spousal" support. There are certain limited circumstances however, where some manner of support may be ordered.
This question appears to have been posted from Arizona but is being seen by California attorneys. I can only speak to California law. If you are not married, no community property has been created subject to division, no right to spousal support or to any other rights that would have been...Read more »
There is a paternity test court hearing coming up on the 30th, i was also served a demands for inspection of documents for a child support judgment. Do i need to respond and give them 3 years of all my info, when the child might not even be mine? The response for the demands are due one week before... Read more »
No. Once you are 18, you are an adult and free to live wherever you want. If she were to seek a modification of existing custody orders, she would need to file a motion and serve the other parent. Although, I cannot imagine on what grounds such a request would be granted. What she may be trying...Read more »
My child support case was originally established in CA, I have moved to FL and was told I need to have CA release the case so that FL can accept it. However, no one can tell me how to do that or what forms I need to fill out. Someone please help me.
I'm assuming you are the same person who asked this same question regarding your custody case. Unfortunately, the answer is not the same with respect to your child support case. Once acquired in a proceeding where child support is in issue, California superior court jurisdiction over child...Read more »
My case was originally established in CA but I have now moved to FL and from what I am told need to have the case released from CA so that FL can accept it but no one will tell me how to do that, and I have searched CA court forms and I cannot find anything to transfer out of state, just to... Read more »
This is done by noticed motion. Meaning, you would need to file a Request for Order [form FL300] for change of venue. You file that motion in the jurisdiction where your case is currently. You provide the current court with information regarding where the case will be transferred if the motion...Read more »
And I got half of his 401k. To date, he has failed to comply with any request whatsoever to pay up.What can be done ? Unfortunately due to him not complying I am penniless. Please advise and thank you very much
To divide his 401K you need a QDRO (Qualified Domestic Relations Order). Once the Plan is served with a QDRO, they pay you your share. The payment does not come from your ex. For spousal support you can get paid by using an Income Withholding Order
I haven’t seen my daughter in almost two months. The mother came to my house when my current girlfriend was present and caused a scene being violent and disturbing the peace. She hasn’t let me see my daughter since and refuses to work out a plan of visitation because she doesn’t want my... Read more »
Not much you can do without court orders. I'm assuming you have not filed a petition to establish the parental relationship (aka paternity), or a petition for custody orders? If you want something you can enforce, i.e. custody and visitation orders, you have to ask for them. You have to...Read more »
Need some kind of context here. Grandparents can seek visitation rights. But, it sounds like what you are asking about is guardianship; not custody or visitation. You should consult with an attorney directly and clarify your inquiry.
The paralegal was incorrect. As long as one of the parties meets the residency requirements, you can file in California. You file in the county where he likewise meets the residency requirements. Hire local counsel to handle the case for you.
Communications between you and the other attorney are not confidential or privileged. Emails can be attached as exhibits to court documents. This is not the same thing as being "admissible". Before a piece of evidence can be admitted into evidence it must be authenticated.
He has not tried to arrange any visits . Our visitation order was from when child was a toddler so the visit hours are doing school time . I offered different hours but he does not show up . He also doesn't call him and doesn't check up on him. What should I do ?
Why do you need to do anything? You have court orders and he doesn’t comply or try to accommodate your child’s changing schedule. Is there a motion or hearing pending? You could file a motion to modify the existing orders on the grounds that the previous orders are now outdated and do not...Read more »
To modify existing court orders or to obtain new orders, you would file a Request for Order (form FL300). The FL300 would be supported by a declaration (not a form) and assuming the modification you seek will impact child support, you will also need to fill out and file and serve a new Income...Read more »
If you suspect medical malpractice caused the death of a close relative, then you should consult with an attorney to determine whether your claim is viable and regarding your rights. Note that there is a 1-year statute of limitations on wrongful death claims that are based on medical malpractice....Read more »
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