Yes, you can typically ask for child support from one or both biological parents if you have permanent guardianship. The incomes of you and your spouse usually won't replace the biological parents' obligation to support their child.
To address this garnishment issue, you should contact the child support enforcement agency in Tennessee and provide documentation of your residence in Arkansas for the past 20 years. Request a review of your case to update your current state of residence, as child support orders are typically...View More
The best way to stop this garnishment is to ascertain the total amount of back child support you owe from the state child support agency, pay that amount, and then file an application to discontinue the garnishment order.
In general, no. If you did not ask for past care and support at the time of the divorce when the child support order was put in place, you cannot go back and ask for it now. I would recommend you seek out the services of a family law attorney if there are other circumstances that might that might...View More
I was looking over my child support payments, no balance. And I always wondered if it is possible to open a child support case while married. My ex-wife opened this case in 2009 but we were divorced in 2010, so I always wondered how was that even possible to open a case while married.
My fiance was just served with a summons regarding child support that was on a child that might not be his. I am just wondering if we can prove that he is not the father, can she still charge him with child support.
he needs to request a court-ordered paternity test performed as part of the child support action. If it excludes him from being the father, he will be fine. Of course, if it does not, he will be adjudicated the father and owe support.
Yes. Depending on the facts, the parent can face a misdemeanor or felony. Ask the judge for a body attachment (civil warrant) and they often "find" extra money after being hauled before a judge that explains they are about to spend a some time in jail.
I found out a month ago that my ex has reopened the child support. It retroactively went to 2014. I am $16,000 behind. Passport is suspended. I have a cruise booked for Dec 4-7. I have called several places about it. And no one seems to know the answer but tells me they think I should be good.... View More
I am not a family law attorney neither authorized to practice law in your state but you need to contact a family attorney in your area ASAP regarding this matter or if you don't have the means to afford an attorney you can contact legal aid and see if you qualified for their...View More
We have split time with her for the summer there isn't any legal agreement or divorce proceedings filed. School is about to start as I will have her during the week per verbal agreement. I received Medicaid and arkids for my daughter and I are the state is now requiring I file for child... View More
It sounds like you need to get divorced and get a custody/support order in place.
There are some potential issues with jurisdiction because she spends what looks like equal time in both states, but regardless, this is an issue you probably need to get in front of an attorney to figure out...View More
She just went to court and lost custody of her two youngest children to her husband due to not passing urine or hair folicle test, and is now threatening to take me to court to raise my child support, can she do that?
You and your husband both have a constitutional right to access to the children until a court orders otherwise. If you think your husband is about to leave the state with one of your kids and never come back, you probably need to get something filed to prohibit him from doing that. I would...View More
How do I proceed to take action? I do owe back pay due to incarceration, we court ordered every other weekend to have kids. She had em weekend before so it’s my weekend. She stating just cause she didn’t receive child support payment that I’m not getting kids on my weekend?
As long as you pay for the phone can the parents of the one it was given to take it away. If they make the kid go with little food and don’t let them out to go anywhere but to school and if they mentally abuse the kid
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