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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Child Support, Constitutional Law and Construction Law for Tennessee on
Q: What does violation of conditions of community supervision mean
Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq.
Mr. Kent Thomas Jones Esq. answered on Apr 8, 2020

It is like Violation of Probation. It means that you have violated the terms of your agreement. Depending on your agreement, the jurisdiction, the DA and the Judge, many things could happen. If it is your first time, nothing may happen. You could get a fine. You could be in a situation where... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: In the divorce decree, it states that we both waive child support and alimony. Can I (a year later) change my mind?

We share 50/50 custody, and he makes significantly more money than me. At the time, I just wanted the divorce to be over, and I didn’t educate myself about child support. But after more than a year of supporting myself and my 3 kids, money is kind of tight, and I want to know if I can file for... Read more »

Scott L. Levine
Scott L. Levine answered on Apr 7, 2020

You can file for child support. Regardless of what agreement says, support for children can’t be waived.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Puerto Rico on
Q: if a parent leaves their child for months at a time and the child was in university (19-20yo) what should happen. in PR*

legal and step parent left puerto rico for just about 4 months and saying that they werent going to come back to live but now live in PR again and now that (now 20yo) lives in their boyfriends mothers house. and gets no support and no financial support from their parent. now has been almost 7... Read more »

Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte
Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte answered on Apr 7, 2020

Hello and thank you for using Justia. The daughter is a minor until age 21 thus she has a right to request Child Support from her parents. Since she is a student she may qualifying for económical support until the age of 25 or date of graduatión, which ever occurs first.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: I owe back support from years ago to the state of ky, my kids mom and my 2 daughters died in a house fire in 2007. Will

Will they still take my stimulis check if it's owed to the state?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 7, 2020

Yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: I owe back child support from years ago, under 8,000 dollars because my daughter's mom was on government assistance,

Her and my two daughters died in a house fire in 2007 so now I owe the state, I was wondering if they would still take my 2020 stimulus check?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 7, 2020

Most likely, yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Nebraska on
Q: What happens at court, during a motion to vacate genetic testing?What all will be discussed
Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler answered on Apr 7, 2020

Generally a motion to vacate genetic testing is when a judge decides whether to cancel an order requiring the parties to submit to genetic testing. I assume this is for paternity genetic testing since you categorized your question as a custody question. It could also address related topics such... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for California on
Q: Can you be legally served in court by the plaintiff when you are before the judge on a separate case you petitioned?

I Petitioned for custody/ visitation. At the hearing the commissioner continued the case. Before she adjourned i requested a stay on a DCSS case i just discovered with no service attempt. Judge didnt rule on it but ordered the caseworker in court to serve me. How is this ok?

Samira Amato
Samira Amato answered on Apr 6, 2020

Yes, you can be served in Court. So long as you are served by someone who is 18 years of age and over and not a party to the case.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Florida on
Q: Why dont I get a stimulus check for back child support I havent missed a payment for over 10 years

Yes I had a disagreement with my ex back in 2001 and got behind the judge put 50 bucks on arrears and since she turned 19 in 2010 I been paying that arrears and havent missed a payment

Jeffrey Snyder
Jeffrey Snyder answered on Apr 6, 2020

I am confused. Are you saying that your total child support lien was $50.00 starting in 2001? How have you not paid that off in nearly 19 years?

If you only owe a minimal amount I presume that once the lien is satisfied, any left over will be sent to you from the stimulus check. If you...
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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Georgia on
Q: Georgia child support is taking my taxes and my check for my daughter who last year her grandmother adopted her and ch

Changed her last name they live in Tennessee so I’m still paying child support but I agreed to the adoption how do I get it stopped

Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman answered on Apr 6, 2020

There could be a number of reasons you are still paying child support. The adoption may not have terminated your parental rights or you may have had arrearages that you are still obligated for. You should consult with an attorney to review the specific circumstances of your case.

3 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Georgia on
Q: My girlfriend and I are both 15. Her parents are threatening to keep me from the baby. I want to be there and so does sh

Is it possible for the parents of my girlfriend to keep me away from my baby even if I want to be there and support it and my girlfriend does too?

Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman answered on Apr 6, 2020

You will need a legitimation order to establish any rights to the child.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Michigan on
Q: In Michigan if a 16 year old becomes a father, does he have to pay child support?

I know a 16 year old who is about to be a father and I was wondering if he will pay child support or his parents?

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on Apr 6, 2020

Yes he will according to his ability to pay.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Divorce for Alabama on
Q: Do you have to show proof of how much daycare expenses are when filing for child support?
Mr. James Parrish Coleman
Mr. James Parrish Coleman answered on Apr 6, 2020

I assume you are asking about an Alabama matter. You execute a sworn to affidavit when you put down how much work related daycare is being paid. This is widely abused, with made up numbers provided by day care workers who are actually family members and a host of other problems. If you are paying... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Pennsylvania on
Q: If you do a paternity test on a 17 year old, find out it is yours, can the mother get 17 years of back support in PA
Lawrence Allen Weinreich
Lawrence Allen Weinreich answered on Apr 5, 2020

This should be posted in PA section not NY. In NY support can only be ordered from the date of filing of an application for child support forward. I would expect that in PA it would be the same but repost in PA section.

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Florida on
Q: Can my ex boyfriend move out of state while a paternity action is pending?

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Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Apr 5, 2020

Relax. Your lawyer will handle all these questions and do a good job for you. If you do not have a lawyer you should get one immediately.

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Ohio on
Q: Wife wants me to relinquish rights in disillusion. Should i?

My wife requested that I relinquish the rights to my daughter so that she can get better benefits and I wouldn't have to pay support. We live in Ohio. This doesn't sound right. Everything I have found says she would need someone to adopt and I would never see my baby again. Also I would end up... Read more »

Nicholas P. Weiss
Nicholas P. Weiss answered on Apr 5, 2020

Unless another person adopts your daughter you will still pay child support.

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Child Support for Massachusetts on
Q: I owe back child support, will my stimulus go directly to my ex wife? I ask because that's what hoping for
Lillian J. LaRosa
Lillian J. LaRosa answered on Apr 3, 2020

I would think it would go directly to the MDOR to reduce your outstanding Child Support arrears.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for New York on
Q: I just found out that I am the father of a child with a woman from the dominican republic. The mother is not US citizen.

The child was conceived in the dominican republic, but the child was was born in the british virgin islands. The mother and child currently live in the british virgin islands. I have been giving the mother $300 a month prior to the child being born. Can the mother remain in the british virgin... Read more »

Howard E. Knispel
Howard E. Knispel answered on Apr 3, 2020

This is not a New York legal question. It is not even a US legal question. You need to seek assistance from a lawyer in the BVI.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Ohio on
Q: If I'm married to the kids mother why do they still take child support out of my checks
Tonya VanBenschoten
Tonya VanBenschoten answered on Apr 3, 2020

Likely because there is a child support order that has been issued. Did you get notice from CSEA? If the two of you are still living together then child support would not be proper. If you're living separately, then the order will issue as it will be assumed that you are not providing support.... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: I got a letter saying "Your case has been closed for current support" and "Your case has been closed".

The letter comes from Georgia Dept of Human Services. There are other check boxes about if you are in the arrears, which I am not and have never been, and they are not checked. The only ones checked are the ones noted above. I have paid child support for years before it was ever a court order.... Read more »

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Apr 2, 2020

If there is an order to pay child support, just because a case is closed with child support services does not mean that the order has been revoked. You most likely still need to pay. However, to get the best advice, you need to contact a family law attorney who can review all of your paperwork and... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Puerto Rico on
Q: Si una persona está encarcelada en P.R, su ex-pareja que reside en la FL puede enviarle “Child Support”de ese estd?

Mi hermano está en la cárcel y acaba de llegar una carta del “Child Support “ de la Florida a nombre de el. Quisiera saber a qué nos estamos enfrentando ya que esa no es su residencia. Adicional, ella le tiene una orden de protección a el y está pagando el la cárcel por eso y más está... Read more »

Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte
Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte answered on Apr 1, 2020

Saludos y gracias por usar Justia. La deuda de pensión sigue aumentando durante su estadía en la cárcel. Deben radicar una moción urgente al Tribunal informando que él está en la cárcel y qué no puede pagar pensión alimenticia estando preso.

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