Child Support Questions & Answers

Q: Is the opposing party allow to request a deposition on a family case via a telephone call?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Florida on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer
Are you asking about requesting (scheduling with the opposing party) the deposition or are you asking about a telephonic deposition?

If it's the former, no; the notice of deposition has to be in writing.

If it's a telephonic deposition, sure; the deponent would be at the location of the court reporter, who would also, as a notary, administer the oath. Other parties could appear by telephone, assuming that the appropriate technology is available. What possible objection would...

Q: Child support PR. Kid 19 move from PR to US to live alone and has a job. Child support stop?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Puerto Rico on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte's answer
Good afternoon and thank you for using JUSTIA. The child support payment is for the expenses of the child. If the child is no longer with the mother then you must file a court motion stating that the child is no longer in Puerto Rico nor living with the mother and as such you request that child support payment order be eliminated. If you need any further information or assistance with this or anyother legal matter, please feel free to contact me.

Q: Clarify Child Support for my 3 children - Said support shall continue until all children have turned eighteen(18) year

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Divorce for Florida on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Rand Scott Lieber's answer
In general the law in Florida is that child support is recalculated as each child emancipates. If the two of you do not agree as to what the language means then your remedy is to return to court for the judge to decide. Same with the life insurance. If he does not agree to pay for his own as ordered then you must return to court.

Q: If i reported a child molester and mother who is involved how do i get involved in helping this young girl? No arrests.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Criminal Law and Family Law for Texas on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Kiele Linroth Pace's answer
Report abuse, neglect, or exploitation to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (aka CPS) by calling 800-252-5400.

Q: Boyfriend moving in, can that change child support obligation.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for Illinois on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
J. Richard Kulerski Esq.'s answer
The income of one's new spouse or live-in significant other cannot be used when determining child support obligations.

Q: My ex-spouse was ordered to pay child support for my two children of 682.00 monthly. My son will be 18 in June.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Virginia on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Sharon R. Moss' answer
Child support is calculated based on each parents gross monthly income, cost of health insurance for the children, and cost of any work related child care, so these numbers would be necessary to determine the amount of guideline child support.

Q: What is the time limit for filing a Motion for Reconsideration in Superior Court of Georgia?

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Georgia on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Ellaretha Coleman's answer
You should speak with an attorney to determine the correct motion and time frame based on the specific facts of your case.

Q: In Kentucky is it a given that child support will end at age 18 when the child graduates or does it need to be wrote up

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Yes. 18 or when the child graduates not to exceed the age of 19. It is a given.

Q: My daughters father signed a paternal agreement at the hospital after she was born. Does he have to be legitimized b4 he

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Georgia on
Answered on Oct 21, 2018
Regina Irene Edwards' answer
If he signed a paternity agreement, you can get child support. The legitimation process is up to him if he wants to file and completely separate from the child support process.

Q: Can the court go off my income in my husband and his ex wife’s child support case?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Oct 20, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
No. Only the benefit he derives from expense sharing with you

Q: How do I file for emergency child and spousal support

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for Louisiana on
Answered on Oct 20, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
An attorney can file for custody, child support, spousal support with or without divorce. There is no such thing as emergency child support.

Q: My son is 29 His father never showed for DNA test and he ran from child support to alabama. Is there Retro what can I do

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Oct 20, 2018
Kathryn Hilbush's answer
If you filed for support and the case is still open, perhaps. The first ting you should do is to contact the domestic Relations Office where you filed and then meet with an experienced family law attorney in your area to determine what, if any, recourse you may have.

Q: Hi I’m a mother that’s trying to get full custody of my 4 month old daughter that’s been with me since she’s been born?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Oct 20, 2018
Kathryn Hilbush's answer
Many considerations come into play when a court decides how custody of a young child should be structured. I would suggest that, based on what you've indicted here, it's unlikely the father will be precluded from seeing your daughter. Perhaps the answer may be a different type of schedule, one in which he has multiple, short visits during the week. Those are usually better for young children. It might be helpful to you to consult in person with an experienced family law attorney in your area...

Q: May I file interrogatories on opposing counsel's employer for records of income and expenses in a CS mod case he filed?

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Georgia on
Answered on Oct 20, 2018
Ellaretha Coleman's answer
You can issue a third party request for documents or subpoena for documents to the employer.

Q: If my ex doesn't request to stop support at the 18th b-day, will I be responsible for repaying support received?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Maryland on
Answered on Oct 20, 2018
Mark Oakley's answer
If he’s not legally obligated to pay you past the 18th birthday, and does not do so as an intentional gift to you, then he can sue you to recover amounts mistakenly paid to you. I suggest you put that extra money in a savings account and simply hold it. He can sue you for up to three years after each mistaken payment is made to recover it. After three years the statute of limitations bars recovery.

Q: Good Morning, What is the proper way to handle financial needs when a husband/father separates?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for California on
Answered on Oct 19, 2018
Angelina Bradley's answer
What is that you want? If you're looking for some sort of child and/or spousal support order, you'll need to file for either Legal Separation or Divorce, then file your Request for Order for support.

Your county courthouse's self-help center should be able to help you start the paperwork, but I'd advise you work with an attorney. You can find many great attorneys here on Justia, including myself.

Good luck, and I'm sorry this is happening to your family.

Q: How can i change my parenting plan if both party's agree.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for North Dakota on
Answered on Oct 19, 2018
Lesley B Foss' answer
You would need to write up and file with the Court a written Stipulation reflecting what provisions of the Judgment you've agreed to modify. Both parties would need to sign and notarize the Stipulation. You then need to prepare and file a proposed Order and a proposed Amended Judgment.

Q: My son and I live in Louisiana and his dad lives in Texas. Can I get court ordered child support?

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Louisiana on
Answered on Oct 19, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
Yes contact Support Enforcement for your parish.

Q: If the parents got married after child support was applied for. Does non custodial parent still pay

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Georgia on
Answered on Oct 18, 2018
Homer P Jordan IV's answer
Your question is a bit confusing. Are you currently married to the person and seeking child support? I'm not clear on what the facts are of the case in order to provide you with a thorough response. You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts in detail and present you with the options. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com

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