Kristine Jones' answer Yes, a biological father can ask a court for custody of a child that is his. The other facts you mentioned would be for the court to consider in its calculation of custody and the child support obligation, if any. You should seek legal counsel in your area, or an Alabama barred attorney in the area in which the case was filed. Best of luck!
Kristine Jones' answer All children are owed support by their biological parents. The custody arrangement determines who is to pay and how much. The schedule for child support guidelines are calculated for up to six children, but that does not mean they would not calculate it for the 7th, 8th, 9th child, etc. It is not the 7th child's fault they were not born sooner and somehow that makes them ineligible for support.
The child support guidelines are available online to the public by doing an internet search...
Kristine Jones' answer It depends. Is this from a divorce? If so, what does your Settlement Agreement or final order say about medical bills? If this was just a child support matter, what does the original or last modified order say about medical bills? It all depends on what was agreed to or ordered by the Judge.
If there is no Order or agreement that says you are required to pay medical bills or pay them after 30 days of the bill being incurred, then no, you most likely to not have to pay.
Kristine Jones' answer Hello, you would need to file a Petition to Modify. In most counties, those are between $200-$400 to file. You should seek out legal counsel in your local area to determine the best course of action based on your specific facts and circumstances. Best of luck!
Shane Michael Oncale's answer As with most questions the answer is not that simple. Child support in Alabama is based on the gross income of both parents, the cost of healthcare insurance and the cost of daycare subject to a cap based on where the child lives. If a parent is paying COURT ORDERED child support for another child then the amount of that child support is deducted from that parents gross income for the determination of the support obligation for future child support determinations. It is not based on age but...
Mr. James Parrish Coleman's answer You can simply stop paying ONLY if she is the only child for whom you pay BUT in this case the judge probably said you will pay the same amount until the arrearage is paid off. Look the at the COurt order.
Mr. James Parrish Coleman's answer You say you have custody of the child. The order that established custody would have had to set out provisions for child support. Read that order and it will tell you. If there is no provision for child support, you can go back to the Court and ask that the parents of the child pay support.
Mr. James Parrish Coleman's answer This is much harder than you might first imagine. If you are attempting to get child support in a case where you were never married to the person the rules of Juvenile Court apply, and you cannot serve him by publication. If is it a marriage, you can serve by publication. You need to hire an attorney to look at your facts and tell you what to do. ALso, you might consider hiring an investigator to find the person.
Kristine Jones' answer This answer could be different if your CS order states it is different or if your agreement with different provisions was something you and the other parent signed, but CS typically ceases when a child gets married. You would need to file with the court asking for them to stop child support because the child married.
Kristine Jones' answer First, you are only required to pay child support if court ordered. An event like terminating your rights or voluntary relinquishing your rights would not generate an order of support. Second, if you were on child support though, you would only stop paying support upon adoption of the children by someone else.
Shane Michael Oncale's answer If he is ordered by a court to pay child support and is not doing so then you can take him back to court seeking that he be forced to show cause why he has not been paying and held in contempt accordingly. I assume from what you are saying he also has court ordered visitation. If so, it does not sound like that is going well either. Your option again is to take him back to court to adjust visitation so as to protect your children. There are some very good judges in St. Clair County. You...
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