If she is the only child you are paying support for and you owe no arrears, then you can file a form with the clerk in the county where your child support case is located. The form is free and available on the internet. The clerk may also provide you with it. If you do have another child, then you...Read more »
Hello. No, there is nothing you can do to stop support based on what you have said. That being said, your son does not get to make this decision until he is 19. You do have a right to see him and you can enforce that right through the court system. Thank you for the question.
If he wishes to reduce or eliminate child support he will have to file a petition seeking that relief with the court that ordered him to pay or it will continue to run up as an arrearage. Given the fact that he is incarcerated a court could hold that he is not entitled to a reduction in child...Read more »
Hello. Pregnancy by itself is not a reason child support may be terminated. Support can only be terminated for reasons listed in a settlement agreement, or because the child is now able to support themselves without needing anyone's help. Otherwise, age 19 is when it terminates.
I assume you have court ordered visitation. If you do, then she is in contempt and you can take her to court for it. But you’re going to need a lawyer to do it. Speak to a family law attorney immediately. Good luck.
Willing to provide honest income info, but do not desire visitation or parental rights. I also do not wish to contact the other parent or appear in court. Is there a legal way to do this, such as voluntary child support?
Yes. You can admit paternity and submit your proof of income and they will adjudicate you the father and it will be over. Contact the attorney for DHR whose name is one the paperwork you received. He will be able to help you.
You file the child support papers with the divorce paperwork. The judge will enter an Income Withholding Order to have your husbands employer take it out of his check. He will not go through DHR unless he doesn’t pay, them you can use DHR to help in the collection process. Good luck.
She will be 19 in March 2021 and graduate high school in May 2021. I would like my child support to end when she turns 19. Can I end it in March 2021 or do I have to wait until May 2021? Can I file to cease child support a few months before she graduates? My chilid support is garnished and I do not... Read more »
is still in arrears. Now his taxes and stimulus check was added to arrears. How does that effect my daughter? If the taxes etc. are going toward arrears, she is still entitled to whole arrearage, right? But ultimately where does that money Refunds go to? lets say he owes $5000.00 and receives a... Read more »
Does there come a time in ones life where SHE stops receiving the arrears (back support)? Or the money would start going to the adult children? Can I receive my stimulus payment since I’m not responsible for the $?
Hello. No, the child support would go to the person who was always receiving the support. You would need to speak with a certified tax professional to discuss how to separate your taxes from your husband (married filing separate), which would change if and how you might receive your stimulus check....Read more »
Hello. Child support stops at 19 unless he becomes self-supporting, joins military, or marries. It's impossible to answer child support questions about arrears and interest on those arrears without looking at the payment history. You are not reaching interest or much of your arrearage amount...Read more »
Hello. The answer to that is "it depends." This is a question better suited for an attorney who practices in the county where the child lives. I will say terminating a parent's rights is the ultimate action a court can take concerning a child and they do not do it without very strong...Read more »
Hello. It's impossible to give a definate answer without looking at the case and payment history. It's possible you owed interest on prior arrears. Interest is the last thing paid on child support money owed.
Hello. Child support (CS) doesn't automatically stop when I child turns 19. Why it doesn't end automatically is a question for the legislature. Since you have other children, in order to change the amount you pay each month, you need mom to agree and file modification that way, or file...Read more »
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