John Hyland Barrett III's answer You are required to make full financial disclosure to the court. The court is being asked to approve your settlement and make it a court order. That requires the court to make a finding that your agreement is fair and reasonable.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer You may be able to do it IF the order states the amount of health insurance reimbursement. Otherwise, you can file a motion for entry of judgment. He can respond and the court may set a hearing. you should retain an attorney for this.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer The court will probably follow the child support guidelines, unless there is a very good reason to deviate from them. You should retain an attorney to help you with this.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer JDF 1415 is the form to use to request a change in decision making for the children. It may result in a change in child support if the parenting time is also changed. You should hire a lawyer to review what has been filed and advise you how best to proceed.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer I'm not sure about the mother pursuing cs. However, you do have the ability to contest paternity in a cs matter, unless it has already been determined-like in a divorce.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer If this is a divorce, you can enter into a written separation agreement. It will be binding if the judge finds it to be fair and reasonable. You should hire a lawyer for this to make sure it is done right.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer 14-6-101 is a criminal statute. charges can only be brought by the District Attorney, not you. It is rarely, if ever, actually used. you could file for a divorce and have the court enter orders for support. You should hire a lawyer to do this.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer Both parents need to comply with the existing court orders, including the parenting time schedule and support provisions. They are subject to change by the court if appropriate. You should hire a lawyer to enforce the orders.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer The supervisor usually has discretion regarding exactly how to conduct the supervision. Although the supervisor's contract may have some guidelines, the real controlling document is the court order. You may want to raise these issues at a review hearing. You should consult with your attorney about these matters.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer She needs court permission to have your daughter move out of state. You can file an for an abduction prevention order if she tries to do so w/o court permission. You should hire a lawyer for this.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer Until there is a court order, either parent is entitled to possession of the child. If you and the father can not agree on a parenting time schedule, one of you should file a court case to get appropriate orders. The court is likely to give him some parenting time unless there is a good reason not to. You should retain an attorney for this.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer It seems that maintenance in this case is modifiable. Maintenance is modifiable unless the parties have agreed to make it non-modifible. He can request a reduction or termination of the maintenance if there has been a change of circumstances which render the previous order unfair. Her increase in income may justify that. He should retain an attorney to review the case and advise him.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer In order to figure this out, you need to run a calculation with a program that will provide these numbers. Most divorce attorneys will have access to that program and can come up with the answers. It does take some work to do that.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer Since there is no court order, you and the father are free to make whatever agreement you want. It is common for the parents to share the travel responsibility for parenting time. If a court were to have to decide the parenting time, it will try to come up with a schedule that is in the child's best interests. It may not involve every weekend, but is not likely to be just every-other weekend. Also, the child support could be reviewed to see if it comports with the child support guidelines.
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