Q: Does the father have to pay CS if the mother let's the kids drop out of school at 15 yrs of age & dont live with her
The mother lives in a different town with boyfriend than the children. One of kids lives with us and is in school. The mother smokes pot with the 2 kids she has and let's them drink.
A: Until there is an order modifying child support, the father is on the hook for whatever was court ordered. You need to have an attorney file a motion for modification of child support and possibly child custody based on a material and permanent change in circumstances. If you are concerned for the minor children's safety, then filing a referral with DHS may be needed, but I am always slightly hesitant in doing this because it means everyone will be scrutinized.
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