Randi Sirlin's answer While the court has discretion which may be based upon particular facts in a particular case, the 2018 Arizona Child Support Guidelines currently divide time periods as follows: time based upon 24 hours, time based upon 12 hours, time based upon 6 to 11 hours, time based upon 3 to 5 hours and periods of less than 3 hours.
You can find this information at superiorcourt.maricopa.gov.
However, determining the correct amount of child support may be best figured out by an...
Regarding an overpayment in child support, if you ever received services such as AHCCCS, food stamps or the like, the State may not require you to pay that back.
While I can't tell you whether you will have to pay it back, I can let you know that, in 23.5 years of practice, I have yet to have someone have to pay back child support. However, that is only in my experience.
I sugguest you contact someone at the child support...
Randi Sirlin's answer While I do not know all of the particular facts in your case, I am not able to provide legal advice, however, I can provide you with information.
In most cases in Arizona, you will need to file a Petition to Modify Child Support. Payments made to the other parent, without being through the support clearinghouse and/or not court ordered, can be deemed to be a gift. However, an attorney can assist you if that comes up in your case.
Randi Sirlin's answer Yes! You have rights. If she filed a Petition for Legal-Decision Making Authority, Parenting Time and Child Support, you should file a Reply for Paternity, Legal Decision Making Authority, Parenting Time and Child Support. As long as you are on the birth certificate, there is a presumption that you are the father.
If you need assistance, you should contact an experienced family law attorney.
Kai Michael Henderson's answer It is hard to tell exactly what the basis for avoiding the child support order would be under this scenario. If a person is not making as much as they used to, they should immediately petition the Court to recalculate the obligation. A judgment can, in some circumstances, be adjusted down retroactively to the date of that filing once the Judge makes an order.
If a person's spouse never obtains a child support order, then it is hard to see why anyone would claim arrears on a...
Randi Sirlin's answer I cannot give you legal advice regarding North Carolina. If your case was in Arizona, a child support order is presumed to terminate upon the minor child turning 19 or graduating from high school, which ever comes first, so here, there could easily be a current support obligation. Regarding arrears, those may be ordered to be paid until the amount is paid off.
Peter H. Westby's answer Since you have been using this account, it is likely that your judge would order the disclosure of the account information to your ex. She can subpoena these materials from the bank. I recommend that your brother speak with an attorney. If there is a good reason why these records should not be disclosed, his attorney may be able to help by requesting the judge to block, modify or limit this discovery to the items that have relevance to your case.
Peter H. Westby's answer I recommend that you hire an attorney to challenge the order. If the court that entered the child support order is located in another state, you will need to hire an attorney in that state to assist you. Unfortunately, this situation is not uncommon. But, if you act promptly and provide complete information to the court, your attorney can often correct the court order.
Randi Sirlin's answer If your attorney does not respond to your emails, that is a problem. Your attorney has a duty to communicate with you.
If your children come home and tell you the Father is yelling and screaming and saying you don't love your children, the first thing I would tell your children is, "I am sorry your dad said that. I love you very much." Never bad mouth the other parent even if they are doing it.
If there is a problem with the children in the father's home, you can take a...
Randi Sirlin's answer You need to file a Motion to Modify Child Support. If there has been a 15% change in circumstances, you may file for what is called Motion to Modify Child Support, Simplified Procedure, so that you may not even have a court hearing.
If you need further assistance, you should call an experienced family law attorney.
Peter H. Westby's answer You can go back to court to modify the current custody orders. Child custody, parenting time and child support can all be modified where there is a change of circumstance in most cases. Before you take any action, speak with a family law attorney. Your family law attorney will learn all of the fact of your case and will be able to let you know how best to address this situation.
Peter H. Westby's answer Child support withholding does not automatically terminate. You need to petition the court to terminate current child support, determine the amount of your support arrearage and obtain orders as to how this will be paid. This should be done in advance of your child's becoming 18 or graduation from high school, whichever is later. I recommend that you seek the advice of a family law lawyer before you take any action. There is always the possibility of unintended consequences when you file...
Randi Sirlin's answer If Arizona ordered the child support, it has "exclusive, continuing jurisdiction." Also, the children reside here (as long as they have been here at least 6 months, so that is another reason the court has jurisdiction.
If the child support was ordered in a different state, you will need to "domesticate the judgement."
You get a 10% increase for the "basic" child support obligation for any children 12 and older.
You can file for child support "simplified procedure,"...
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