Q: My child support order was 7 years ago, 6 years ago we bought a house and moved in together. Can we close the case?
We live in nebraska and both agree on the matter. We live together, share the bills and raise the child together. We no longer want to have child support taken out of check and deposited into our account. how can we close the child support case?
It depends on whether the State or public assistance is involved in your children and your lives. If the State isn't a party to the case and there is no public assistance involved, you should be able to file a motion with the Court to terminate the child support and no one will likely object to such.
If the State is a party to the case or there is public assistance involved, then you can still file your motion to terminate but the State may try to block the child support from being terminated, depending on the circumstances. If there is public assistance being used and the parents aren't both showing as residing in the public assistance household, you would likely need to get such records updated with the public assistance office before you could move forward with the termination.
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