Not until it is determined that you are the legal father. The other guy has an uphill battle to climb given that he was married to the mother when the child was born, and that he's just now saying this after 10 years.
Even though your question is really short, it invokes so many different issues that you need to immediately sit down with an attorney and lay out the facts. At initial glance this is going to be a UCCJEA matter. The UCCJEA is a federal law that the courts use to decide jurisdiction between...Read more »
He hired an attorney and they came up with a much lower figure. I declined that offer and have a court date set for Feb. I have no idea what happens next. I believe he is not reporting income from a family business. Will this be addressed and can someone educate me on what happens in Child... Read more »
If it goes to Court to make a decision, Child Support is not an 'offer' that you can simply decline. If you and your spouse can not come to an agreement, you will likely be held to the amount set forth in the guidelines. If it comes to that, the only things at issue are whether all income is...Read more »
my childs father hasn't seen her in 2 years and i'm afraid to file for child support because I don't want him to try to take her away, since she doesn't even know him. I just want to know if I can file for child support knowing his rights will not change unless he tries to file separately for... Read more »
The father would have to pursue timesharing in order to get it, regardless of any child support obligation. Even if he does try, you can show the court that he has been absent for two years. All decisions by the court will be based on the best interest of the child.
Scenario: Divorced 2005- Ex Husband was ordered to pay $1000 mth. He only paid $800, not a dime more. Sometimes not even that. The agreement for the last 14 years, was he would pay me directly. Which he deposited into my account every Thursday.
Children (twins) were seniors last year, and... Read more »
Va. Code § 20-108.2. Guideline for determination of child support
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C. For purposes of this section, "gross income" means all income from all sources, and shall include, but not be limited to, income from salaries, wages, commissions, royalties, bonuses, dividends, severance...Read more »
what can I say or do to help him when I am at court, can I say that I do not want to testify against him on grounds that I want to get back to together with him and do not want to compromise and happy home or do I pled the 5th . Also we have kids together he pays child support for child care is... Read more »
You need to be very careful and consider why, after what presum8is a short period of time, you are changing your position from seeking court protection from him because of your statements under oath of your fear of him, to expressing the exact opposite. You were either fabricating your statements...Read more »
After my ex and I split, we both agreed on an informal child support agreement. He'd continue giving me access to his vehicle and keep my phone on his cell phone plan. After a few personal disputes, he's threatening to take them back knowing it'll affect our kids, ie getting to drs appts and... Read more »
my ex has an apartment that he pays half of the $800 rent plus half of utilities, do the courts consider rent in calculating his support amount in PA? What if his girlfriend is giving him half of the rent in cash and then he pays the rent out of his account? Will courts look at that as him paying... Read more »
Generally speaking, in PA the bills and other financial obligations of the parents, other than medical insurance, child's medical expenses, and childcare/tuition, are not relevant. The calculation of a support order is income, not expense, driven.
In PA child support and child custody are separate in that , if you have a support order, you still have to pay it regardless of whether or not you see your child. If you want to see your son and your mother s not willing, then you're going to have to go to custody court to obtain time with him.
Child support is determined primarily on the respective incomes of the parties. So, I do not think his change in living situation will justify a modification. there may be other grounds for modification. You should consult with an attorney to see if there is any basis for requesting a change.
Court order parenting plan says I will pay half for sports but she is registering them under his last name. I feel that if she’s not using their legal last name I shouldn’t be required to help other than child support.
NCP arrears payments that were approved by court are being garnished out of his pay, but now CP wants payments to be increased. Can CP have court increase arrears payments, and if yes, under what circumstances? All kids are over 18, no longer live with CP and 1 passed away in 2015.
You'll probably have to go in person to the Domestic Relations Office which is handling your case. Be forewarned that they may charge you for every copy so you may want to think about what documents you really need. They can also give you a print-out of your payment . You can call first to find out...Read more »
I was unable to get a lawyer I've been a stay at home mom since I was 6mo prego our son is 3 he filed I couldn't afford council so he was awarded primary custody we have joint custody there was mental verbal emotional and some physical abuse and he cheated and I have proof of everything which I was... Read more »
What is the mistake? There are details to your case that we would need to know in order to provide you with guidance. You should consult with an attorney who can review the facts in detail and present you with the options and guidance. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558
visitation. One minor disagreement where my daughter was dictating in my home. Her father came picked her up, and is buying her a car 2 days later,and filed for custody and support. Was ruled in 1st daughters case that it wasn't emancipation d/t still living w parent. Emotionally and... Read more »
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