mother went and got him enrolled into community college starting today so it will show he is in school on our court date 02/25. she does not give him the child support nor does he live with her. she lies about it saying he does, she is homeless living with her parents, but wants my child support to... Read more »
Child support for your 19-year-old child should end when he turned 19, assuming he has graduated from high school. His being in college should not matter. However, it appears you have another child. So, child support should be re-calculated with the current incomes and time-sharing factors. You...Read more »
I have started the child support process without a court ordered child custody agreement? If we get a notarized parenting plan will that be enough to prevent any negative repercussion if/ when the father is served with documentation for the cs? Will he be able to just take baby from me if i have a... Read more »
I have an almost 1 yr old. The father and i have a visitation schedule all figured out between us, but nothing through the courts. I have baby from friday evening through wednesday, and he has baby wednesday night through friday evening.
The house is considered your separate property. however, any increase in the value of the house is considered marital property, subject to an equitable division (meaning a "fair" division). You may need to get two appraisals for the house value-now and at the time of marriage. You should get a...Read more »
If you and your spouse do not agree, the court will have to decide how long. There is a statutory presumption that says maintenance for a 13-year marriage should last 6 1/2 years. however, this is not binding on the court. The judge will have to decide based on all the facts involved.
Friends & family think I should lease a car. I've never leased before. I make a little more than half of what my husband does. I know that I will be in full custody of kids once divorced. Kids are 13 & 17. *Does it make sense to lease a nicer SUV? I am afraid of; having to break lease because of... Read more »
My daughter will be a year old in February and I haven’t even met her because my ex has blocked all forms of communication. I was in the army when we found out we were pregnant and then unfortunately when she found out I was being medically discharge she broke it off and move back with her... Read more »
YOU HAVE THE RIGHT IDEA. FILING A PATERNITY SUIT WILL ENABLE YOU TO ESTABLISH A PARENT - CHILD RELATIONSHIP. YOU MAY OBTAIN CERTAIN VISITATION RIGHTS IF THAT IS IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD. UNDERSTAND THAT THIS MAY ALSO RESULT IN A CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATION BEING ESTABLISHED AGAINST YOU. YOU...Read more »
He lives out of state and we are each to drive 6 hours to meet halfway. He wrote via email that he was intentionally not returning her 12 hrs before the exchange. I still drove the 6 hours to find out he didn’t show. He was served the order to show cause for our hearing on Jan 13 back in... Read more »
Following through with the contempt charges on my ex for his multiple violations of the divorce decree. He has not been responding to my messages or those from opposing council, regarding papers served to me requesting a modification in custody. I tried to meet with him while I was in Iowa last... Read more »
Assuming your case is still in Iowa, you should get an attorney there. A new attorney is going to have to spend some time reviewing the prior filings. However, it may not be necessary to read every one. It depends on whether the old filings have anything to do with the current issues. However, some...Read more »
My wife has a 3 year old daughter from a previous relationship that, due to her history with drugs, has lost her parental rights and they were allocated to the paternal grandmother. In the final orders from the court she is supposed to get 2 supervised visits for 2 hours each every week with her... Read more »
Your options are to comply with the existing orders or seek modification of those orders. It seems the order is for a visitation center unless there is an agreed-upon third party supervisor. Since there is no such agreement, you need to use a visitation center. If that is not practicable, you can...Read more »
It will take some time after you file for divorce. There is an initial status conference that is scheduled within 45 days. The court can then schedule a temporary orders hearing for child support. You should get a lawyer to help you with this.
I do not know what you mean by "malicious parenting syndrome". However, you may be able to defend the claim for arrears if she in fact filed for it falsely. You can also insist on compliance with the Parenting Plan so she does not withhold the children. You should get a lawyer to help you with this.
My fiancee and the father of her child had an altercation, some property was damaged, and he was arrested on domestic violence charges earlier this evening. Both parties settled things and were un agreement that damaged property would be replaced prior to police involvement, and the police were... Read more »
This is out of her hands. The police do not respond in order to document damages to property. They respond in order to investigate a crime and to prevent further criminal activity. There are no roses to smell here.
Child support is determined primarily on the respective incomes of the parties. So, I do not think his change in living situation will justify a modification. there may be other grounds for modification. You should consult with an attorney to see if there is any basis for requesting a change.
Court order parenting plan says I will pay half for sports but she is registering them under his last name. I feel that if she’s not using their legal last name I shouldn’t be required to help other than child support.
We’re in Colorado, Colorado doesn’t have “custody” laws but calls it “parental responsibility.” He used to live with them for years and years. In and out. Now, that my brother is in a new relationship his baby mom has become very on edge. She has told his girl friend that she’s the... Read more »
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