If you're referring to the father of the child as a "sperm donor," then you need to stop that for the sake of the child if nothing else. Speak with a local attorney regarding filing a parentage action. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor...Read more »
Kids father whom has had a child support order for years skips child support payments intentionally for many months at a time. He is making large purchases elsewhere. What can be done about this? Can I take him to court? I understand skipping payments while having the money to pay is being in... Read more »
Contempt proceedings. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]
I sold 100% of my shares in a business a year before I got married and agreed to take monthly payments per the sale agreement. If I were to divorce, would my wife be entitled to any portion of the monthly payments received after the marriage? I live in California.
after communicating this to the office they still made him as he committed a sexual harassment act , he them explain that this boy gave him no choice and has been bully him, he try to talk to him but instead he escalated the situation to dropping his pats. as parent I feel that the school gas... Read more »
This is a child support case in California. Wondering if there is a family law code or case law that prohibit the use of waiving arrears as part of a family law agreement. Would rather waive back amounts owed than go through a lengthy court battle if consent is not given.
Child support generally is waivable, but ONLY IF the court determines that the needs of the child can be adequately met in the absence of support. That is to say, you can settle on the issue of child support; but the court must specifically grant approval of this to ensure that the children are...Read more »
I believe child support ceases upon his death. It's your mom to whom he owed the support, not you. In fact, many states require the payor to obtain life insurance to cover the projected child support in case the payor dies before its paid.
I want to file in the federal courts against ( I dont know where to start) that the request for me to pay child support has and continues to violate my first amendment protections of the constitution. I have been doing as much of the hard work needed and I am wanting to begin this process
Family law issues are handled in state court. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]
I was staying with friends while looking for a new home and during this time our son stayed with my ex. We have 50/50 custody, but this was done in the best interest of our son. I am ready to move into our new house and asked for a “catch up” payment. He is refusing as he claims I abandoned my... Read more »
This scenario is more tricky than you may imagine for reasons that can only be explained in detail during a consultation with an attorney. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an...Read more »
When I my husband left his kids mom he had his kids.Dcss garnished his wages for welfare she collected while they were still together. While going to court the mother applied for welfare in another county where she was in a drug rehab . That county sent him a notice for paternity.He called them... Read more »
Sorry but this is confusing. Sit down with a local attorney to discuss your options. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must not be construed as legal advice, nor as grounds for forming an attorney-client relationship. You should seek an attorney for formal legal advice and representation.]
Most child support calculations are done under "guideline" rules, which means that it is more of a mathematical formula. You can calculate child support by going to various websites. You can deviate from these guidelines in special circumstances, but the guidelines are the general rule...Read more »
My grandsons always lived with thier mom , but father lied and said his mom is dying if boys could visit Louisiana.His mom hired a lawyer and will not return them . They are trying to cut my daughter out of her son's lives.PLEASE HELP
I do not do a large amount of pro bono cases, but there could be a lot of free legal aid programs out there depending on your city. Also, most court websites have self-help information, and also a self-help desk with staff there to assist you with the case.
The courts and most attorneys (at least, good ones) encourage settlement wherever possible. It is usually best for all parties, as court can be expensive and stressful. He was probably just trying to emphasize the importance of evidence.
You would start by filing and serving the form FL100 -- the petition for dissolution. You will also file and serve the FL110 -- the summons. This is true for both legal separation and divorce. I have a helpful article on my website that describes the process:...Read more »
Contact Child Support services. It is not noted here where you are or where your child support order was issued (what state, city, county, etc.) This is a link for the CSSD office in the County of Los Angeles, but the department has offices all over the state of California....Read more »
We have a living in a home for 10 years that both my spouse and I have paid and made payments on. However due to marital stress for the last couple of months he has been making the payments and has slowly taken me off the utilities account and other accounts. He has also called our creditors and... Read more »
You should consult with an attorney rather than seeking response to all of these questions here on this website. With respect to the property - a house purchased during the marriage is community property. Doesn't matter who has been making the mortgage payments or whose name is on the...Read more »
After I left my ex and I took the kids with me. Child support started taking my income . I didn’t know she was collecting welfare while we were living together . So I filed to cancel order due to lack of notice and fraud and motion was granted. She moved and started collecting welfare in another... Read more »
You need to file a motion with the court (child support court/superior court??) and have an actual hearing, rather than contacting case workers and waiting for them to take appropriate action. While the children are in your custody, you should not be obligated to pay child support. The trial...Read more »
In most countries, when you turn 18 you are considered an adult and can therefore make your own decisions. In the US, 17 year olds are still considered minors and therefore, unless you are able to get "emancipated" then you have to obey your family. Once you turn 18, you can apply for a...Read more »
There are numerous statutory factors that go into the decision as to whether spousal support should be paid, in what amount and for what duration. If she is able to support herself and maintain the lifestyle to which the parties became accustomed during the marriage based solely on her own income,...Read more »
I am the respondent in a family court case. I represent myself. 2 years have passed since the case was filed. It is now on the dismissal docket notice for March. Last week I recieved an email with a change of attorney motion from the plaintiff. They said they need me to sign off on it cuz... Read more »
You do not need to consent to the other party's motion to be relieved as counsel. As to your question regarding a dismissal, you have not provided enough information. The court does not ask parties if they want their case to be dismissed. It doesn't work that way. If you do want your...Read more »
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