Our son is 11 Sep 26 and we reside in CO with me, where the original agreement was established. I have the majority as I can make all major decisions. He pays child support when he feels like it. He owes 28k+
He resides in Saudi Arabia and the UAE is looking to BAN him from the middle east... View More
I understand your concerns and the complex situation you're facing with your ex-husband. It's crucial to prioritize the safety and well-being of your son while considering any changes to your current custody arrangement. Here's how you might approach this matter:
If he files a motion for modification or an initial petition for parenting time, you can provide relevant evidence in response, whether it relates to safety concerns or financial matters. Courts do generally want both parents to have contact with children, however absent abuse or neglect.
It sounds like a Court in Ohio may have established a child support order for your daughter, and then those Orders may have been "registered" in Colorado because you live here. In order to hold you in contempt, there has to be Orders that you are alleged to have violated. I do not know...View More
You ask a great question! Generally speaking, parties to cases in domestic relations can be quite creative when it comes to creating terms in an agreement reached at mediation (or even outside mediation). Child support should be approved by a judge (in Colorado it is a right...View More
Child Care can be factored into the child support worksheet. For example, if mother is paying the child care, then the amount she pays per month should be credited in her column on the worksheet, which would change the amount of child support.
She signed the court order which states all required school fees will be reimbursed 50% to the party who paid. I bought the required supplied for my step daughter and now she is saying she didn't agree to buy the supplies so she refuses to reimburse even though she agreed when she signed the... View More
The DM does not have the authority to enforce court orders. You may want to consider either filing a motion to enforce the court orders, or you could possibly pursue contempt of court. As you are probably aware, going back to court can be costly and time consuming. You did not indicate the...View More
If you are ordered to pay $500 in child support and they garnish your checks $250 biweekly to pay it occasionally you get a 3rd check a month and they garnish that one too. That brings you to paying $750 that month. What happens to that extra money and is it even legal to take more than the court... View More
There is an order for reimbursement within 30 days, yet other parent waits up to 1 1/2 years to submit receipts for repayment for child's medical care. What, if any, is an actual and acceptable time frame? Not to mention multiple duplicate statements with no proof of payment or prior conferral.
I am sorry to hear that you are going through this. I know that co-parenting with an ex can be difficult, and the financial relationship that you two now share is oftentimes wrought with strife, frustration, and consternation. Assuming that your Orders (the parenting plan and the...View More
As Ms. Janko noted, child support is going to have no bearing on the division of parenting time. The one and only time under Colorado law that they have any bearing on each other is when child support is calculated, the parenting time (specifically the number of overnights) is part of the formula....View More
While Colorado may lift restrictions on someone's driver's license for failing to register their vehicle, failing to pay traffic related fines, and certain criminal offenses, your driver's license can still be suspended for failing to pay child support. This is pursuant to C.R.S. §...View More
Two Children, one has aged out already, the other is turning 18 in August of 2023. He will graduate HS in April of 2023. Both parents agree to stop enforcement of the CS. Will Child Support Enforcement honor this if we both write a letter to Child Support Enforcement?
This is not a simple or straight forward question to answer. There are layers here.
If both parties request for child support services to stop enforcement, they will generally finish anything that is already pending before the court before stopping. They will not reverse any enforcement...View More
Generally childcare is included in the child support order. If it is, it is part of the order. If you are ordered to reimburse, then you have to reimburse. If the court has not ordered it, statute requires it, however a court would have to enforce the statute.
She requested a child support modification and it had nearly doubled. The mother has not allowed me to see the children nor communicate wirh me. She has left the state twice and I couldn't find them for years so how do I stop or block the child support modification? I have not received... View More
The short answer is no, you can't block a child support modification because the other parent is denying you parenting time. Under Colorado law, the beginning and end of what child support and parenting time have to do with each other is in calculating the overnights.
So currently, I’m going to be custody battle for my son. And my ex is trying to have me sent to jail or back to prison over child support. I was paying when I was working I lost my job due to a car accident and I’ve been applying nonstop and have the proof. I’ve been looking and I’m not... View More
You can be sanctioned for failure to obey a court order. If you have a substantial and continuing change of income, you can file for a support order modification. If a conviction has an impact on your ability to earn income, you can mention that. However courts anticipate that if you are looking...View More
My court order is in Colorado and I also have documents showing the child has been in Colorado with me going to school for four years and I also had to take her for medical and she was enrolled in school out here in Colorado when I reported it she took child back to Texas without withdrawing her... View More
I have a child support order that was put in place in 2011 and included 3 children. We have never had a modification done even though the children moved from me as the custodial parent to their mother. 2 of the 3 children are now 21, so 2 years removed from the order and I'm still paying the... View More
It is always risky to self-adjust a court order. If the other party never makes an issue of it, you might not have a problem but if there is a disagreement, you could be in contempt of court. When a child ages out of the order, you can have the order adjusted. if you are going through Child Support...View More
Have a monthly agreement to pay a certain amount every month I have kept to my agreement but this is the 3rd time now they have suspended my license forcing my husband that has no obligation to my child support to pay for my reinstated again. Now he won't pay it cuz it just keeps getting... View More
personallyIt sounds like there may be some agreement that might contradict a court order. You have to pay the court ordered amount. If you have a substantial and continuing change of circumstances, then you can move to modify the child support ongoing amount. You just have to show your proof of...View More
In 2006 they closed my child support case because both parents moved out of the state of Oregon even though my son was not of age. Colorado which is where I live now refuse to open a new case. I believe it was $4000 to $5,000 owed in arrearages. Now support enforcement is telling me I can reopen... View More
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