Me and my husband. Something has to be done. He’s very manipulative and the kids come home every time and tell us something different. He tells our son he will not get him presents if he continues to call his step dad, dad. My kids are well aware their step dad isn’t their real dad but calls... Read more »
My husband just found his Biological dad and is giving the man the respect of carrying his name. the state we were married in will not recognize his name change and change our marriage license. is it illegal to get married to the same person in more than 1 state?
It depends on the custody order. Is it from Maryland? Generally, if one parent wants to move out of state, he or she have to get permission from the other parent to move out of state. Since the child is in West Virginia, you may want to talk a West Virginia attorney to get more information.
Ordinarily you would petition the court that issued both the custody and support orders, particularly since WV is close to OH. That would be the cleanest way of getting eveything done at one time. It would be unlikely that a court would modify the child support unless you had legal as well as...Read more »
You parents may list you, and/or your baby, and/or your boyfriend on their return as dependents if any of you are dependents according to the IRS. The test is presented in publication 501 and can be found here: https://www.irs.gov/publications/p501/ar02.html.
I don't know specifically how it works in West Virginia, but in many places a guardian ad litem (or attorney ad litem) would be appointed to represent the interests of the mother under these circumstances.
My Husband & I have Been taking care of my cousins 9 year old for almost 7 months. The father just recently got released from jail after nearly 4 years. He has seen the child 1 time since His release date. The mother is willing to sign her rights over to my husband and I. Is she able to do so... Read more »
I had a child and some health problems which stopped me from working. Im getting ready to start work as soon as my doctor clears me for work, but I have a court date coming up and am scared I might go to jail before I get a chance to work.
You have a legal obligation to pay child support. You are at risk of being held in contempt if you do not comply with the order. In West Virginia, if you are more than $7,000.00 in arrears, then you are guilty of a felony.
In West Virginia, Code Section 48-9-402 provides that a court may modify custody to accommodate the reasonable and firm preferences of a child who has attained the age of 14. Thus, if the child has a clear preference to reside with one parent and can articulate a rational reason for that...Read more »
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