The child support office is part of the government, or a contractor for the government. The child support office is required to do things like enforce child support orders, among other tasks. This means that they can send an income withholding to garnish wages for child support, among other...View More
You don't have a right to write off the interest owed even if only interest is due at this time. The party that it is owed to may be willing to write it off or agree to a lump sum payment to write off the rest. You would need to contact the party that it is owed to in order to request they...View More
If you want to terminate the guardianship and the child is still a minor under Nebraska law, then you need to file an action with the Court to ask to terminate the guardianship. If no party is objecting, then the Court may be likely enter an order to terminate the guardianship case and thus...View More
How do I fill out the affidavit to obtain termination of child support. He joined the military, and his mother has agreed to terminate the support. I only have 4 boxes to check, he died, he got married, he's 19, and the child has been emancipated by court order form ______. None of these fit... View More
You aren't required to use a specific form to make this request. Many of the forms available on the court's website do allow you to handwrite changes to match your situation. That may be a possibilty here if your court will accept it with a handwritten change. If they won't and...View More
Payments stopped when he purchased a house & I claimed bankruptcy. Per DHHS I should have received tax returns, partial covid pymnt. He owes over $100k. Both kids are now over 19. How do I know DHHS is doing anything (already asked a couple times) and what recourse do I have? He states he got... View More
I was billed $3600 and told that financial assistance wasn’t available and that the total was including insurance discounts. After reaching out to the hospital it was determined the total was roughly $400 and she didn’t even make a single payment. Now she’s taking me to court for contempt... View More
If you feel a crime has been committed, you could try filing a police report but it would be up to law enforcement/prosecutor whether the circumstances meet the criteria for the State to be willing to file criminal charges. Sometimes if they feel the matter may not meet the criteria and could be...View More
Ex husband is a tribal member, we had written a parental agreement including an amount he would pay monthly. It was stamped and certified, I believe, by their judge. The agreement has not been honored in over a year. I live out of the state I was divorced in (AZ), Id like to file here if its... View More
Once all parties have moved to another state, it is generally possible to register the order in the state where the child is now residing. Generally you need court permission to move a child out of state once a custody order has been entered (at least in Nebraska). If that did not happen before...View More
I raised my daughter from birth to 2 months before she turned 18. She moved in to her grandmas house (dads mom) and has paid rent and utilities the whole time. I called and terminated any further child support because she was supporting herself, but I just got a statement and all my back child... View More
You would need to look at the child support order that ordered the child support. Who is listed as the payee to receive listed to receive child support in the court order? The person who is listed as the payee is the person that the Court has ordered child support paid to. If someone else is...View More
ive never did a paternity test but i did sign the birth certificate & a AOP i had a child support case which was dismissed because my son is with me more then his mother & ive had insurance since he was born, a referree report was required, i had 14 days to come back to court which i was... View More
The Child Support Referee is a type of judge that primarily handles child support cases. One way to think about it is to think that the child support referee is under the supervision of the district court judges. There are so many child support cases and it helps to have a specialized judge to...View More
That depends. You may not believe anything needs to change and you can file a General Denial type Answer to require the moving party to prove their allegations. Or you may also want to allege a different set of material and substantial circumstances that have changed and request a different...View More
When a child turns of legal age in Nebraska, can they themselves seek retroactive child support from their non-custodial parent (even though no parternity has not been established, but know who the non-custodial parent is, and resided out of state)?
Child support is owed to the person who supports the child during the child's minority, not technically to the child. I have never seen the Court allow a person to bring an action for child support if paternity and child support weren't established while the child was a minor. The...View More
It is actually not uncommon for a parent to still be ordered to pay child support even though the teenage child is no longer living with the custodial parent. The most common situation is when the teen is living in the dorms at the freshman year of college. So long as the custodial parent is...View More
If neither parent wants to pay or receive child support and the child lives with a parent, the parents can ask for the child support order to be terminated. This is generally done through filing a motion and order to terminate child support or through a modification action, depending on the facts...View More
Hello - Even if the child is 23, if you owe child support money or still owe interest from a past balance paid, any child support debt will continue to accrue interest until paid in full or a receipt is filed by the other parent. The only exception would be if a Court retroactively adjusts child...View More
My 18 year old daughter moved from Nebraska, where she is considered a minor at age 18, to Kentucky, where she is considered an adult, do I still need to go through court proceedings to emancipate her in order to stop paying child support on her? Neither her mother, nor I support her monetarily.... View More
Check your child support order. Most include the language that child support continues until the minor child attains the age of majority, dies, marries, joins the military or is "otherwise no longer dependent upon the parents for support". You should be able to file a quick Complaint to...View More
Child support enforcement kept taking weekly payments for 6 yrs. until we finally had a lawyer look into it and got a copy of the adoption order. He had an other child support order and didn't realize they had continued to take and pay for the one that was adopted. Currently, his child support... View More
You would need to speak with an attorney about the specifics of your case as to your options. Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to bring a cause of action against the parent that received money if they lawfully should not have. You might expect a counter claim to recoup other costs...View More
Generally, the State of Nebraska initiates child support actions if a parent seeks state benefits and no support is in place. Once that case is opened, if there is no custody/parenting time order and he would like to have one, he will want to make sure the mother is added as a party and file an...View More
In 2018 I my childs dad took me to court for more time with out son, he also wanted child support modified at that time too. We agreed on a parenting plan that gave him a few extra days and week on/off in the summer. I was at a place in my life where I didn't need the full amount of child... View More
Maybe, depending on whether there is a material and substantial change in circumstances that would result in support going up or down by more than 10%, including a change in incomes, expenses for the child, etc. You will want to visit with an attorney about your specific facts on this though as the...View More
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