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Q: Can I give my child my husbands last name without giving him rights to my child?

I’m married and my husband IS the father but he left after I got pregnant and has done nothing to provide for my unborn child. I would like to still give my baby his last name but I don’t want my husband on the birth certificate since he’s put in no effort to help me during my pregnancy.... Read more »

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Q: My wife did not let me see my child one day in 18years , so I didn't pay her child support. Do I still have to pay back

My wife didn't let me see my child her entire life after she was court ordered too. Now she wants back child support. My daughter is 25. She still doesn't talk to me. Do I have to pay? Or can I get that back child support removed from my credit report?

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Q: My child just turned 19 but he’s still in high school. In Alabama. His father says he doesn’t have to pay child support

Anymore since he’s 19, but I was told he would still need to until he graduates.

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Q: My Alabama driver's license was suspended in 2004 for failure to pay child support. Is there a statute of limitations?

The child is now 33 years old, I had been paying for years until I fell into financial hardship and now with my drivers license suspended in 2004, I have been indigent since that time, What can I do to reinstate my drivers license? I now live in North Carolina

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Alabama on
Q: Can they keep my kids away from me

I left my boyfriend 4 months ago cause of domestic reason. We have 3 kids together. We were living in Jackson Al when this happened. He left and went to fort Payne Alabama with the kids . He hasn't let me get them or see them since and I've tried.. well now he's locked up in Cherokee... Read more »

Mr. James Parrish Coleman
Mr. James Parrish Coleman
answered on Jun 10, 2022

You have a hot mess here. You have to get into Court on this and file an action to establish paternity and custody. He is violent and you have been to jail for drug use. Find a lawyer you practices in your County and get this before a judge... the sooner the better.

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Q: Does both the CP (and/or DHR) and judge must approve a child support arrears rebate request or can just one of them?

I have been paying child support as directed by the latest support order (from 5 yrs ago) and have been consistent about it whenever I've had a job. The new order had an arrears amount added to it of $3,474. There was even a time when I was living in AZ I was paying extra in hopes of paying... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on May 9, 2022

This appears to be a question concerning Alabama law. So you should ask it in Justia > Ask a Lawyer > Alabama.

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Alabama on
Q: Does both the CP (and/or DHR) and judge have to approve a child support arrears rebate request or can it just 1 of them?

I have been paying child support as directed by the latest support order (from 5 years ago) and have been consistent about it whenever I've had a job. The new order had an arrears amount added to it of over $3,400. There was a time where I was even paying extra (in hopes of paying down the... Read more »

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Q: Should I file a missing person report and put up fliers around town on behalf my 10 yr son?

I have a pending petition for visitation of my 9 year old son in Jefferson Co. We first served his mother at a known address. After she responded once, the letters are now being returned to the post office. His mother has refused to disclose her new address to family court and the Honorable judge... Read more »

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Q: Im ordered to pay child support to my kids grandmother, but they have never lived with her. Is it legal?

She gained temporary custody in 2010, but they have never lived with her. They were with their father and kept away from me. He passed away in July and now they live with me. She’s used them for benefits for child support, welfare assistance and food stamps be because of the custody order and... Read more »

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Q: Divorced Child support/family court:

I'm divorced and my decree states we both agreed no child support we have joint custody of said child. I get my child 50% of the time every week. I pay for health insurance, I pay rent etc. where I live, I put food on the table, my child has their own room and bathroom, I buy my child's... Read more »

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Q: if you agree on not having a custody agreement is it mandatory in divorce ?

Me and my wife are getting a divorce but we will handle everything with our son on our own , is it mandatory to have it in the divorce decree ?

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Q: My mom has my kids I pay child support and she won't let me see them what do I need to do
Kristine Jones
Kristine Jones
answered on Feb 21, 2022

Hello, thanks for your question. It depends on facts that are not listed in your question. You can file for visitation, modification, and maybe contempt if you've already been given visitation in an order. Anything filed would be on the Court where the last order was issued. Best of luck!

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Q: Is my son responsible for child support

My son is 19 in college and is now a father. We are trying to do the right thing. He does not have a job and is on full athletic scholarship. The baby is in alabama. Is he required to pay child support while in college?

Kristine Jones
Kristine Jones
answered on Feb 18, 2022

Thank you for the question. Yes, it does not matter if he is in college. He is an adult under the law and has an obligation of support to his child. Best of luck!

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Alabama on
Q: I have NO access to any money. My husband works fulltime and now wants a divorce how would I go about getting legal help

My husband and I have been married ten years and together 13. He is now wanting A divorce. We have A new 10 month old son and A 14 year old son( not his biological but he has been his dad since he was 2) I am A homemaker and he works fulltime. I have NO access to any of our money and I don't... Read more »

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Q: Does child support for 2 children suddenly drop in half when one child turns 19?

My oldest turned 19 & my youngest is 16. When my son turned 19 their father cut child support from $400 for 2 & then started paying $200. There was no discussion or anything. I just started receiving 1/2 of the payment. I was just wondering if that is the way it is suppose to be done or if... Read more »

Kristine Jones
Kristine Jones
answered on Feb 16, 2022

Thank you for your question. No, that is not how child support is calculated. It should have been recalculated according to Rule 32 guidelines. A modification to recalculate should be filed to address the remaining child and enter an IWO so the arbitrary reduction in payments do not happen again.... Read more »

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Q: If The Parent Has The Child…Can The Parent File The Child On There Taxes

Because The Mother Think Just Because She’s The Mother she Can Do That

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