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1 Answer | Asked in Education Law, Small Claims, Family Law and Child Support for California on
Q: How do I let my school know I got kicked out of my house at 14 and I don't live there anymore?
Chris M. Bradford
Chris M. Bradford answered on Jul 12, 2020

Go to the administration building of the school and tell them. If you have guardianship over you, tell the school about that too.

1 Answer | Asked in Small Claims, Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for California on
Q: Can I sue my Guardian for threatening me at 14? Can I get a job at 14 if I was kicked out of my house?
Chris M. Bradford
Chris M. Bradford answered on Jul 12, 2020

To partially answer your question about the problem with your guardian, until you are age 18 it is likely the judge will keep your guardianship in place. However the guardianship judge has the power to change the guardian to another person, if the current guardian is not doing his or her job... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for New York on
Q: Information about NY non-custodial visitation.

I have a visitation order in NY for my daughter i live in NJ , I haven't been successful in acting on it very much since the mother its not cooperating with the order . In the mid of 2018 i lost contact physical and digital with her and daughter and I've trying ever since i also filed... Read more »

Lawrence Allen Weinreich
Lawrence Allen Weinreich answered on Jul 12, 2020

This was posted previously and answered. The process hasn't changed. If you are asking how much this matter will cost it would be difficult for any attorney to give you a figure as it all depends on how much time will be spent on the case and if there will need to be a trial.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Florida on
Q: I have two child support cases against me in two different states.. The original case began in 2008 here in Florida.

I am up to date on all payments, I have no arrears, and my payments are deducted from my disability check each and every month on time. The other case is in Iowa and it was fraudulently done by my ex. What can I do to have the child support case in Iowa closed?

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jul 12, 2020

inform the Iowa court of the Florida child support order. For specifics, you should ask your question in Justia > Ask a Lawyer > Iowa.

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: If both parents move away from the Parish in which custody arrangements were first ordered, do they relocate the case?

I currently reside in Jefferson Parish and my ex, in St. Tammany. My child told me his dad is buying a home in Metairie or New Orleans soon, so I wonder, will St. Tammany court lose jurisdiction?

Stephen Rue
Stephen Rue answered on Jul 11, 2020

To a degree it depends on the prior judgment, who is designated the primary domiciliary patent and whether the relocation was agreed to. See a lawyer.

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for California on
Q: The mom of my almost 1 year baby is lying to child support service about my involvement with my baby & now i was serve

We have never been married

We broke up and she kept my daughter away i call i txt i go to the home and she and her family dont let me watch my daughter i offer help she does not want anything. I was there for her the hole pregnancy it all started when i made a biological test to determine... Read more »

Chris M. Bradford
Chris M. Bradford answered on Jul 11, 2020

First you need to read the papers you were served with. Read them twice. They should have given you blank forms for you to fill out, and file back with the court, stating your side of the story. A copy of your papers also has to be mailed to the other side with a form called "Proof of... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for California on
Q: How can we get visitation orders added to the order for child support?
Chris M. Bradford
Chris M. Bradford answered on Jul 11, 2020

You are in Texas, so if the case is in Texas, you need to ask a Texas Attorney. If the case is in California the answer depends on what court you are in for child support. If child support is processed through Child Support Services in California, or the Child Support Services Court, you cannot... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Alabama on
Q: I’m 17 and don’t live with my mom and she is still getting child support for me.

The child support goes threw the state to her and she refuses to give any of it to me. I have text messages from her threatening to call the cops and report me as a run away if I ever tried to get the money. (My step dad and her both told me I wasn’t allowed to live there anymore but I have no... Read more »

Kristine Jones
Kristine Jones answered on Jul 10, 2020

Hello. The support is FOR you, it's not paid TO you. You're not an adult until you're 19. If you're not living with your mom, then it's your dad who needs to file and have support stopped.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: My brother got custody of his kids June 2019. A year later he found out the grandmother had child support in her name.

Kids were victims of abuse & neglect. Mom arrested. Grandma had kids in March and The family nor court did not contact my brother and said they couldn’t find him. My brother has joint custody, been in contact and paid support for years from Florida. I found the article at end of April about... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 10, 2020

He likely does not owe her any support. He should file a motion for child support in both cases.

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Child Custody and Child Support for Georgia on
Q: My sister is moving out of state in few days. She has a 16 yr. Old who is living with me but I don't have custody.

My niece been living with me for 3mo. Her mom just told us she now is moving 5 states away in 2 days. But her 16 yr. Old isn't going with her. What will happen?

Can I sign for her Drs. And school stuff?

Will they get her mom for abandonment?

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Jul 10, 2020

Your sister and the child's father need to sign guardianship or custody paperwork with you.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Oklahoma on
Q: My 3 kids turned 18 and have graduated from high school, how do I cease child support taken from my pay?
Pete David Louden
Pete David Louden answered on Jul 10, 2020

Depending on who and how support is being collected you may need to file a motion and get an order terminating the wage assignment.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for New York on
Q: My friend said she's getting her wages garnished for child support when her only two children reside with her. How?
Lawrence Allen Weinreich
Lawrence Allen Weinreich answered on Jul 10, 2020

Without more information it is hard to give an answer. However, if the children lived with the father and she did not pay support at that time she is in "arrears" and owes back money so there would be a garnishment, the same is true if there is an order of support that was never changed.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for New Jersey on
Q: How long do the terms of divorce decree remain in affect.

Now that our son is 18 and in college am I (custodial parent) still bound by the joint legal guidelines of our divorce decree? Do I still have to communicate with non-custodial and provide info on healthcare, school, etc. as I did in the past when he was in high school? Our only form of... Read more »

Richard Diamond
Richard Diamond answered on Jul 10, 2020

Your request focused on whether you still need to provide information to your ex about your son ( who you say is now in college). Under a joint legal custodial plan setting ( without reading your agreement) presumably requires communication about major decisions affecting your son's health... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Louisiana on
Q: If a grandparent of the custodial parent files for child support in Louisiana and claims state benefits because the cust

Child support is being paid but custodial grand parent Moves out of state where noncustodial parent do not know where the child is

Ellen Cronin Badeaux
Ellen Cronin Badeaux answered on Jul 9, 2020

You need to hire a private investigator QUICKLY.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Alabama on
Q: My sister has temporary custody of a friends child. The father helps out but the mother does not.

Can my sister petition the courts to have the mother pay some type of support payment? My sister already has 4 other children and the mother doesn't seem to care about her only child. I live in CA so I am not familiar with AL state laws. As far as I know, the custody order does not state that... Read more »

Kristine Jones
Kristine Jones answered on Jul 9, 2020

Hello. Yes, your sister can ask the court to award her child support from both the father and mother. Thank you for your question.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Maryland on
Q: My stimulus check was took and the cps in wv say they have no proof it was taken..i have proof. And the mother recieved.

The daughter is 19 and I havnt seen her in bout 13 yrs.

Elizabeth Pugliese
Elizabeth Pugliese answered on Jul 9, 2020

If arrears are still owed despite the child being 19, your stimulus check can be seized just like your tax refund.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Texas on
Q: i have a 17 yrs old daughter that has been living with me, and her mom is asking for child support?

i have a 17 yrs old daughter that has been living with me since she was 8 yrs old and her mom is asking for child support since she born......what can i do to get her to pay me child support, we went to court but she said my daughter was living with her and the judge didn’t do anything, even when... Read more »

Chad Zubi
Chad Zubi answered on Jul 9, 2020

If your daughter has been living with you and the court order gives the mother the exclusive right to designate the daughter’s residence, then you could ask the court for a modification of the old order.

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Florida on
Q: On my FL public search of my case the Docket Events show Order Denying. What does this mean?

I recently served my ex-husband with papers requesting to move from Florida to Texas and he responded. Does Order denying mean I can't move? The Docket does not show the order so I can download it and review it and I have not received anything in the mail.

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jul 8, 2020

Probably. Why not download the order and find out?

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Ohio on
Q: After tpo ended for domest violen he is living somewhere else He didn’t want to make Mortg payments only money for cHild

He has domestic violence charges and left our house 6 months ago, no mortgage payments from him he said that since he is not living here he is not obligated to make payments. He only deposits money for our son. We agree to dissolve the marriage but we don’t agree on the child support amount... Read more »

Joseph Jaap
Joseph Jaap answered on Jul 8, 2020

You can't dissolve the marriage unless both parties agree on all details. He doesn't agree, so file for divorce and ask for occupancy of the premises, temporary spousal support to pay household expenses, and child support. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local divorce attorney to... Read more »

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