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0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Texas on
Q: Do i need to reimburse her for an allergist even though she didn’t consult with me?

We are joint managing conservators. I'm the non-custodial, but I had no idea that she would take my daughter to an allergy specialist and begin treatment without consulting with me. Now she is asking for half the cost, but i would like to get a second opinion. How Does that work?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Support for Texas on
Q: Serving texas subpoena on a GA based company by serving it's registered agent in texas.

I have an enforcement action against my Ex in Texas court. My ex lies to court that he earns just $40,000 per year but I know he gets over $150,000 per year.

I want to secure payment records via subpoena from his work place to prove to court.

My ex works at newell company in GA.... Read more »

Rafee'a S. Majeed
Rafee'a S. Majeed
answered on Jun 30, 2022

Are you serving a Motion for Enforcement? Or a subpoena? Those are two different documents

If you are serving a Motion for Enforcement and if your ex is an employee of the company in Georgia, you cannot serve a Motion for Enforcement for your ex, by serving the company that they work for or...
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0 Answers | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Nebraska on
Q: Child enforcement agency is trying to take my state refund for my spouses child support debt, but kept changing details.

We live in Nebraska and the child support agency here is trying to take my refund for my husband's child support debt I work he don't. He is trying to get disability for his medical problems. We called the agency and they said we had to have administrative review paper filled and post... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Personal Injury and Child Support for California on
Q: Is there a lawyer that can help fix this ?

After I left my ex and I took the kids with me. Child support started taking my income . I didn’t know she was collecting welfare while we were living together . So I filed to cancel order due to lack of notice and fraud and motion was granted. She moved and started collecting welfare in another... Read more »

Tobie Brina Waxman
Tobie Brina Waxman
answered on Jun 30, 2022

You need to file a motion with the court (child support court/superior court??) and have an actual hearing, rather than contacting case workers and waiting for them to take appropriate action. While the children are in your custody, you should not be obligated to pay child support. The trial... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Family Law, Child Support and Probate for Florida on
Q: How do I put a lien against my ex's grandmother's will?

She recently passed away and he is getting an inherent.He owes me 16yrs of back child support.

Barry W. Kaufman
Barry W. Kaufman
answered on Jun 30, 2022

You don't. You hire an attorney, asap.

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Tennessee on
Q: Will a judge take normal child support and leave a father in homeless?

I'm struggling with my own self because of what my in-laws and wife has done. I'm trying to pick up the pieces they left behind. I'm trying to do that, support my son and make a life for us. If I get hit with what is normal on child support I'll be literally on the streets.

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Texas on
Q: Will a new child support order for my husband (separated), automatically modify his previous order for his other son?

Good evening, I am currently in a situation where my husband and I are separated and I am actually currently pregnant with his second child (his first being from a previous relationship and is 12 years old now). Since this has been a high-risk pregnancy and the insurance through his employer is... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Arizona on
Q: I received a copy of a Motion to Set and Certificate of Readiness. Do I need to file a response?

I do not agree with what is stated in this motion, I am not ready & I cannot afford legal counsel.

Mike Branum
Mike Branum
answered on Jun 30, 2022

Yes. If you do not respond, the Court can set the matter for trial whether you are ready or not.

Do an internet search for "Arizona legal self-help." There are resources that may assist you in responding.

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Alabama on
Q: My teenage children have chosen to live with me now, can I stop child support payments to my ex?

We have shared joint custody over the years and I have been paying child support as well as maintaining health insurance on the children. They now have chosen to live with me full time at the ages of 15 and 16.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: My sons father owes $15k of child support.I currently live in KY and he lives in Puerto Rico how can i file a complaint?

For non payment

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jun 30, 2022

Go to the county attorney for your county and ask them to enforce the child support order against him, although it may be difficult with him in Puerto Rico.

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for California on
Q: I live in San Diego and I was married for 15years to an emotional abusive man who I divorced at the end of 2016.

During most of our marriage he was making a lot more $ than he was at the time of our divorce. I was disabled in 2012 and I still am. All I got for child support&alimony was the SD min. About 1 year after divorce he started making what he usually made, but I didn’t find this out until last... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Tennessee on
Q: Info on how to defend myself against child support when being put into a situation by my wife and in-laws

My wife has taken my child from me before. This time after we got back together and moving to TN because she hated Wisconsin. She and her Mother-in-law left me with a debt that include my Mother-in-law not paying for her husband's and her cell phone in a attempt to take me out the picture.... Read more »

Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills
answered on Jun 30, 2022

Child support is determined by income of the parents with certain deductions for insurance, day care, and medical costs. This calculation is then made on the guidelines in accordance with the custody schedule. Having "debt" is not going to factor much, if at all. You would be wise to hire... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Florida on
Q: What type of Bond does FL Statute 61.45(1)(e) refer to and how is such a bond secured?

I have this provision in my Parenting Plan to deter my ex from abducting our son. He is set to travel internationally next month but says it is not clear what type of bond the statute is describing and has offered to set up a joint bank account and put the court ordered amount in it. I told him... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Maryland on
Q: I recently discovered I have a son. I would like to establish a relationship and be on the birth certificate.

I recently discovered through a DNA test that I have a son. His mother was married at the time to a real jerk of a man but was afraid to get a divorce. She told me she got an abortion and we broke things off. I lived the last 14 years not knowing she went ahead with the birth. My son was born in... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Maryland on
Q: I have a child support order (never married to my child's mother) and am currently in arrears for court ordered

expenses apparently incurred 11 years ago. Is the statute of limitations to reduce the arrears to a judgment 12 years or is it 3 years like a contempt action?

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for North Dakota on
Q: My ex owes thousands in back support . Our child passed away. Does he still owe?

He has moved around to avoid paying child support and I know now, he is in Oregon. Even with our child’s passing, is he still liable to pay the back support? Our child had a child of her own that I now care for and the help from is prior obligation would be beneficial for her child now.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Mississippi on
Q: It’s been a year and state child support office isn’t making my kids father pay full amount that’s court ordered?

I hired a private lawyer in 2020. July 2021 our court order was signed by my childrens father. His payments are suppose to come out his check through the state from his job. But it’s been one whole year and the payments are still not right. I have been to the child support office almost every... Read more »

Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
Melissa L Gardner-Ardoin
answered on Jun 28, 2022

You would probably do better to take all of your paperwork to a private attorney and let him/her review it. The private attorney will be better able to spend the time on trying to determine what is going on with your case. If the court order states a specific amount each month for current support,... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Pennsylvania on
Q: What expenses does PA child support cover?
0 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Massachusetts on
Q: How to get back child support owed to my husband from when he was a kid

My husband was told by DOR there is a significant amount of child support from his dad they have been trying to send his mom who passed away in 2013. Now that money is just sitting there and we are trying to find out how we can get the money.

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