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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: Filing for child support against child’s father. Never married.

Never married. Child’s father lives in different state. Does not help financially so I’m filing for child support. If I file will he have visitation rights in his state? He’s the non custodial parent , will I have to file for full custody of our child even considering he barely sees the child... Read more »

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Sep 18, 2021

You need to file for both child support and custody.

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Texas on
Q: My child turned 18 and is no longer enrolled in school. Do I just stop paying child support?

I do not have a order of withholding. I am self-employed and use the Smart ePay website to make monthly payments. I have no arrears. Everything I have found so far tells me to file a petition to terminate the order of withholding, which doesn't exist. I haven't found anything referring to... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Tennessee on
Q: My x wife had a son born to her which had her at the time current husband's name automatically put on birth certificate

Due to TN state law insisting child was mine. I got her a divorce and married her and provided her with paperwork to change child's name to mine. She did not do this till years later after we divorced and I had even remarried. Then she took my rights from me and had her 4th husband adopt child... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Virginia on
Q: Could I be held liable for paying back my ex if he has failed to stop child support for one who is now 18?

Money is automatically withdrawn from his paycheck. My son turned 18 in April. I emailed my ex to say he was no longer responsible to pay me child support for our son. The money continues to be paid to me.

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Washington on
Q: I’ve read that in WA state I can ask the courts help to show if my child support is really going towards the children.

I tried to modify my child support and her bank records showed she is spend ing $1k a month on women’s clothes and spa treatments. She doesn’t even have to pay rent. I’d love some help. Thank you.

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Florida on
Q: Since 2009 pay 800 monthly in support. Since 2009 unable to speak to my son per court agreement.

Since 2009 been paying 800.00 monthly. Currently live and work in Florida. Court order allowed me to communicate with my son but mother never answered phone and the changed number. Preventing me to build a father and son relationship. All these years lost. Would like to terminate child support.... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Michigan on
Q: My child has state insurance and his mom said the court is making her file for child support though she does not want it

If she tells the judge not to take child support from me because she does not want it or need it will they listen or will they still press for child support?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Mississippi on
Q: Can I change the name the child support case is in from my mother to me as I'm now over 18 and not living with her?

My mother has been getting child support for me for years. My father still has quite a bit of back pay remaining. I no longer live with my mother, am over 18. She still has the card that the child support money is deposited on and is using it for her own needs. Even when I was living with her she... Read more »

Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin answered on Sep 17, 2021

I cannot tell you that it is impossible to do what you are asking; however, I can tell you that I have not seen it happen in the 20+ years that I have been practicing. MDHS is going to assume that your mother used her funds to support you during your minority; therefore, the arrearage amount is... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support on
Q: As a minor living with sometimes physically abusive parents, are there alternatives to relocation to another home/family

Asking this for a friend. She has had problems in the past with a physically abusive father. Never so serious as to permanently maim or kill her, but enough to injure her.

She has very little other family, and is even more repulsed by the idea of being a foster child etc. then she is by... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Georgia on
Q: If NCP relocates to another state and the child support/parenting plan is from GA. Can the NCP have the parenting and CS

modified to his new local state? Will the GA CS order follow him to different states if he no longer resides in GA?

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Sep 16, 2021

If the CP still lives in Georgia, the Georgia order remains in tact. The GA CS order can be enforced in the new state. the orders cannot be modified anywhere other than Georgia as long as the CP still lives in Georgia.

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for California on
Q: If one parent disappeared willingly from child's life for 3 years, can they come back and ask for custody

Only came asking for custody after child support filed to reduce payments

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Georgia on
Q: My wife has filed for child support from the biological father. His attorney has subpoena me for documents like bank

Accounts tax returns etc. I am not a part of the law suit I'm a 3rd party. Is this necessary. Do I have to take them to court?

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for California on
Q: 50/50 custody w/ ex gf. She’s unemployed voluntarily for 6 yrs. Will child support impute income? Husband supports her

When we were together she worked. We have three children together. We both have a child support court date coming up. Will they only consider my income, as she’s not working. Or will they consider her last employment and or husbands income as he supports her?

I also pay for our... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support on
Q: Do I need to pay child support if the DNA test proves the kids are not mine?

Just found out that the kids I’ve been raising for 10 years are not mine. My ex wife and I got divorced around 6 years ago and since than I’ve been painting child support. Do I still need to pay if the kids are not mine? Can I get some refund or compensation for all those years?

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Pennsylvania on
Q: Do I need an attorney to take my ex husband to court to have child support increased and enforced?

He’s now ordered to pay $50 a month for 2 children he’s only paid 8 times since 2013. I want to have it increased and enforced.

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support, Civil Rights and Family Law for Washington on
Q: Is filing a Motion to Vacate the best action to take in this Child Support Modification case?

On 8/13/21, I was served a Petition to modify child support. My response needed to be filed & served via certified mail by 9/2 (20 days after). My Ex lives 5 hrs away in a county which does not have E-filing, therefore all court documents need to be filed in person or via mail.

On... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for California on
Q: What is the statute of limitations on removing my name on a birth certificate?

In 2019, my ex-partner had a baby and I found out by a at home paternity test in Feb 2020 that I am not the biological father. I haven't had contact with the child nor the mother since Feb 2020, now I want to remove my name from the birth certificate.

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