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0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Indiana on
Q: can i file for back child support if non was ordered in the divorse because my ex wife could not be found?

my ex wife met someone online and abandon my daughter and I, the hearing was posted 3 times and no reply from her. now she comes back to town and wants to take my daughter, 17 years old now, and my daughter refuses to come home, drops out of school, and they to social security office and change the... Read more »

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Q: Can I sue my stepchildren's mother for child support? They both live with my husband and me full time and he won't do it

Both children have lived with my husband and me full time for more than a year. She has done literally nothing to support either of her children financially. She doesn't buy them clothes or school supplies or food. In addition to this, she is illegally claiming them on her SNAP benefits.... Read more »

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Q: In Mississippi if there is no child support in place due to joint custody.. can DHS go after the other parent

If divorce papers are joint and the said child decides they want to live with one certain parent due to l rules at the other parent’s home.. the other parent has been paying child support (no order) it was a verbal agreement can the other parent go thru DHS to try and get more money?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Florida on
Q: How do I file a motion for relocation. I do not live in the county where the petition was filed
Rand Scott Lieber
Rand Scott Lieber
answered on Nov 23, 2022

You can file your supplemental petition where you live and/or preferably where the child lives. Assuming that all legal issues have been in Florida you can attach the original order to your petition as an exhibit. Relocation can be complex so speak with a local family lawyer for more specific... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Maine on
Q: My husband's ex failed to report ~$5000 paid to her in child support in 2021 by my husband-- what now?

In an attempt to be civil, he obliged with her request that payments be made through cashapp rather than DHHS so she'd get them more quickly. We thought this would be acceptable as it leaves a paper trail of payments all titled "kids" or "child support". Unfortunately she... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Adoption, Child Support and Civil Rights for Missouri on
Q: Im Turing 16 in 2 months. I have a 1 year old and my mental state is not good in this house can i leave?

My mothers husband put hands on my for sleeping!! And I just want to leave my bf of almost 2 years said i can move in with him and his parents and his parents are ok with it bc they know how my mother treats me. Can I go live with him?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Massachusetts on
Q: How long does a judge have to sign and file a judgement after a child support hearing in Massachusetts?

My court hearing for child support was 27 days ago yet I still haven’t received the judgement in the mail, neither have the courts or DOR.

Brian Waller
Brian Waller
answered on Nov 22, 2022

It depends on the type of hearing. If it was a divorce trial where child support was just one of many issues, it would take a few (or more) months. If it was a hearing where DOR was seeking support on the other parent's behalf, it should be much quicker. It also depends on the county you are... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Child Support for Alabama on
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

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Michigan on
Q: If children live with grandparent (children mother) can the mother file for support on the father?

Mother of children live with her boyfriend and two other children. the mother has not live in the same home as the children for more than a year.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for South Carolina on
Q: I slept with a woman and had a one night stand. She is insisting I'm father. I don't agree. If so I want to sign over.

I want to sign over rights to child as I do not believe to be this child's father. Would I still have to pay child support if I relinquish rights to this child, if it ends up being mine? I truly believe it's not mine due to nature of the individual and timing or information given. She has... Read more »

Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
answered on Nov 22, 2022

The child’s mother can serve you with a paternity action to establish parentage and the court will order a DNA test upon you. If it’s determined that you’re the biological father, then the court will order you to pay monthly child support until the child reaches age 18. You’re decision to... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support on
Q: How can I get child support if father moved to North Carolina and child and I reside in Puerto Rico?

I have a set up child support case in ASUME, but he moved to North Carolina and cannot be reached. I was told I needed to submit to have the documentation for translation in ASUME but Im lost what the process is from then on. He has a 20k debt and was only in the child’s (8) life for the first... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Texas on
Q: Im living in texas since 2008 I have a open child support case in Puerto Rico.Custodial parent is living in texas 4 yrs

The dependent will be 18 next year. Can the case be terminated. Using texas law. Custodial tried to open case in texas. We have a case # in texas but no balance because the original case still in puerto rico.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Arkansas on
Q: If a no contact order was issued by a judge simply bc I was not made aware of a court date can my rights be terminated.

I pay my child support but have not been allowed to have any contact with my daughter by any means other than us mail and she is not getting anything I send her. My mother was allowed contact with her and is stated that in the court order. I never received anything about an upcoming court case bc I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Nevada on
Q: I have a Tulare, CA child support order. Child is now an emancipated adult. Does the order to end CS come from Tulare?

Child is 20yo, HS graduate, who is now an emancipated adult. CSEA reports that they are no longer enforcing the order but I need something to cancel the order with DFAS as I am now retired military. Child is currently emancipated in Gilbert, Arizona

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Mississippi on
Q: Why would a child support case go to court when the mother requested support?

Would it be because the mother is 20 years younger then the father?

Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
answered on Nov 20, 2022

Your question answers itself. One reason that a child support case would go to court IS because the mother requested support. It has nothing to do with the age of either parent. The second reason that a child support case would go to court is because the mother received benefits from the State,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Georgia on
Q: I'm in Georgia and child support just suspended my license again not long after I made a partial payment
Regina Irene Edwards
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Regina Irene Edwards
answered on Nov 20, 2022

If you pay the amount owed, the license will be reinstated.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Virginia on
Q: Can Virginia make you pay child support for a child over 18 if they have disability?

My fiancees son never received disability as a child and applied on his own and got it and is his own guardian and moved out of his mother's house and they still want him to pay her child support.

James H. Wilson Jr.
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James H. Wilson Jr.
answered on Nov 20, 2022

Under Virginia Code Section 16.1-278.15, child support may be ordered to continue for an adult child in the following circumstances:

"...The court may also order that support be paid or continue to be paid for any child over the age of 18 who is (a) severely and permanently mentally or...
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0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Tennessee on
Q: My ex wife moved to the state of florida soon after our divorce do i still have to pay cs?

She blocked all communication and moved to florida soon after divorce, i cant contact her and pay my cs on time. I get nothing promised in the dovorce contract, video calls, visits(i cant afford to travel to florida regularly). Does violating the contract affect anything? This was all filed in the... Read more »

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