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0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Oregon on
Q: If a father is paying child support, and the mother loses the children, why is he still forced to pay child support?

If a couple is separated, and the mother loses the kids to the state while the dad is paying child support. Why does he still need to pay it and to the state?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for Arizona on
Q: If I take full custody of my kids will my ex wife pay child support even if I have arrears

I gave my ex wife my apartment so she would not be on the street and sleep out of my car now the lease is going to be up and I am not doing the court order 3 weeks a month do to not having somewhere to take them and my x wants more child support but now I have a new home and she will have to move... Read more »

Stephen M Vincent
Stephen M Vincent
answered on Sep 27, 2022

Who pays child support currently is unrelated to whether arrears are owed.

Be aware the current child support remains in effect until you go to Court to modify it. At that point, child support is determined by a calculation.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Alabama on
Q: My wife and I are separated and she won't let me see our 2 children but she still expects me to buy everything they need

I want to be able to see my kids on the weekends, or take them completely

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Idaho on
Q: My ex is moving 2 hours away with his wife and other 2 kids. Can I decline the move? Can I decline having to transport?

He wants me to accomodate meet ups to get kids to him for his weekends, but also wants to drop to 1 weekend a month. I'm not OK with this move.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Florida on
Q: If a child has been living with grandparents, but there is no legal custody arrangement, can grandparent deny the mother

If there has been no court ordered custody or guardianship arrangement, Can a grandparent, who has been caring for a child for an extended period of time, deny the mother the ability to take the child back? And can they make rules denying the parent from having the child stay with said parent... Read more »

Pamela J. Fero Esq.
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Pamela J. Fero Esq.
answered on Sep 26, 2022

If there is no court ordered custody arrangement, there is no reason the grandparents keep the child from you, unless there are proofs you are unfit to care for the child and they appeal for custody for the child. Speak to lawyer to know how best to proceed with your case.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for California on
Q: I want to file a case against (????) I am a father who has been requested to pay child support. 1983 who?

I want to file in the federal courts against ( I dont know where to start) that the request for me to pay child support has and continues to violate my first amendment protections of the constitution. I have been doing as much of the hard work needed and I am wanting to begin this process

James R. Dickinson
James R. Dickinson
answered on Sep 27, 2022

Family law issues are handled in state court. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for Idaho on
Q: There is a sixteen year old that has been taking care of her two younger siblings, while living with her dad.

The state has taken them away from him. The mother is unable to take care of them. They don't want to go live with the paternal grandparents, who live in another state. Is there anything that she can do? She has grown up before her age and wants to raise her siblings herself.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Adoption, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for California on
Q: I just got my case for dcfs reopened and I don't want my kids to go back to foster no court date yet

Can I send them to my sister in south Carolina if I get a letter of guardianship nortirise so they can't take them

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Kentucky on
Q: My husband and I gave temporary custody to his brother after our house was lost to a fire.

During that time they began paperwork to adopt my son and daughter. We were not aware of this until after they successfully adopted them. We were homeless trying to get back on our feet and our kids were basically stolen from us. Its been 3 years during which time we have remained in our... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Family Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana on
Q: In Lafayette Louisiana can a child custody case be held in a juvenile courtroom if their is no DCFS case open?

Child custody case has been going on since March. I have did everything to prove myself fit and I'm the mother who is fighting my sister whom has guardianship order. Guardianship was granted because i was never severed with a court date and it has been said that i just couldn't be located... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Alaska on
Q: A baby was born with meth system the father took the baby can ocs just give custody to him or does it have to court

Does he gave to go to court to get custody or ocs can just tell him he has custody and that's the end if it

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for California on
Q: If I share joint custody and the father and I want to move the child out of the US, do we need to notify the court?

I’m currently considering leaving California and moving to out of country with my child. Her father has already moved earlier this year without notifying the court here in CA. I’m considering moving out of country as well. Are we required to notify the court about the move since we share joint... Read more »

James R. Dickinson
James R. Dickinson
answered on Sep 27, 2022

DO NOT MOVE THE CHILD without taking appropriate legal action. Speak with a local attorney today. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Child Support and Domestic Violence for Michigan on
Q: My ex filed an abuse allegations against me and signed the safety plan, but I didn’t. Can I go get my kids

The caseworker found no evidence of abuse and actually learned that it was coming from him and his fiancé. I talked with my attorney and she said it was just a suggestion and I can technically go get my kids.

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce and Family Law for West Virginia on
Q: Do I have enough to warrant revisiting custody?

My ex-husband has been going through my social media. I blocked him on Facebook, but he still gets on my Twitter. I write poetry there, and he claims that my poems are all about him. I've written dark poetry since high school.

I get calls from the kids every weekend talking about... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Oregon on
Q: Can anything be done when one parent "ghosts" with the kids?

Since they split a couple years ago, my sister had her youngest child FT, her ex had the oldest FT and alternated weekends having both. A hearing is scheduled for next month but no custody orders are in place now.

In June he filed an emerg danger order for temp custody but it was... Read more »

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