Louisiana Child Custody Questions & Answers

Q: The court is making me pay my arrears and support on my daughter that made 19 and graduated in 2015. Is the normal?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Employment Law and Family Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Aug 29, 2016

Yes you still have to pay the child support you did not pay before your daughter became an adult. It is owed for the time your ex-wife was taking care of her and not receiving support.

If your children are being taken care of by someone else and they are not adults, you may be able to take your ex-wife to court for custody but you still owe child support until you do that.

It is normal to suspend the drivers license of someone who is behind on child support but they normally...
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Q: I have joint custody of daughter , ex wife is custodian who just lost home and whole community is devastated by flood.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Aug 19, 2016

In most cases, a judge is not going to change custody over a natural disaster. If there are other circumstances you may be able to change custody but a judge should not change custody over the current historic flooding because it simply is not the mother's fault. As the domiciliary parent, she has a right to demand you did not put the daughter in school where you live.
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