Child Support Questions & Answers

Q: what happens if my ex files for support 10 years after she filed for custody will I owe 10 years worth of back support

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for New York on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

Support starts from the time it is ordered, not retroactively. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child...
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Q: if my son is 21 working full time not in school but still living with his mother do i still pay child soppurt?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for New York on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

What does the court order say about that? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education...
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Q: I recieve NYS court ordered Child Support that is taken out of his pay. When my daughter turns 21 will it stop?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for New York on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

What does the court order say about that? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education...
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Q: CAN THE MOTHER PUT CS ON THE FATHER BUT HAS WARRANTS OUT FOR CS ON HERSELF DUE TO NON PAYMENT FOR 4 OTHER CHILDREN?

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Georgia on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

As long as the child is living with the mother, she can ask for child support. If the father wants custody, then he should file immediately, but at the same time pay the mother for any months the child is not in his care.
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Q: If someone else signs the child birth certificate but later it's determined he's not the child's father, can the biologi

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Georgia on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

Yes, a child support case can be filed against the biological father.
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Q: If I add my child father to my public assistance case will that keep him for paying child support and lower my case

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Michigan on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017
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Q: What motion do I file to have non custodial parent help pay for sports and day care

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Michigan on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

If the child is already 12 years of age, child care is only available until August of the year following the 12th birthday. As for filing a motion, retain an attorney or at least consult with one face to face. The purpose of a forum of this nature is not to educate people how to practice law, since that is what attorneys do to make a living.
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Q: My ex wife and I originally agreed on 50/50 for our sons. She was granted custodial parent because she kept the house

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Ohio on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

Check your decree and parenting agreement first, because they might require you to attempt to work it out or use a mediator before going to court. If that doesn't work, then you can return to court and request a change in the parenting agreement and child support based on the changed circumstances that you describe. The court will decide what change are in the best interest of the child based on all the circumstances. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to consult a local family law attorney.
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Q: Please help

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Child Support and Civil Rights for Illinois on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

The judge gets to decide what is best for child.

If there was a court order that he pay you child support, then he owes you back child support.

You may be able to file a contempt case against him.
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Q: Moved to another state. He's refusing to pay increase in medical. I want more support, my pay has decreased

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for New York on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

You may need to hire a FL child custody lawyer now that you're there. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.
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Q: I don't have custody, have been asking my children's mother to put me on child support. Can I put myself on in NY?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for New York on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

You can file a motion for child support in court, but you may want to file for child custody as well. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business &...
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Q: What is a companion matter in child custody cases? What does this mean exactly? Can someone get full custody off of this

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for California on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

A companion matter is a related matter. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education...
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Q: I just got married my husband has 2 kids and pays child support. Will I also have to pay child support?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for California on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

A modification of child support motion examines the parties' finances in full, but only the parent pays - not the parent's new spouse. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following...
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Q: My sons father has been out of the country since my son was born 13 years ago. can I get Child support?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Rhode Island on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

Generally, child support is prospective from the time you open the case except in certain circumstances where there is a question of paternity. Consult with any of our fine Rhode Island Family Court attorneys to explore your options.
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Q: I am the custodial parent of my daughter. Do I need to be working in order to recieve child support here in Indiana

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Indiana on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

No, you do not need to be working in order to receive child support. The support is for your child, not you.
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Q: Is paying Child Support A Infringement of My Constitutional Rites?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Civil Rights for Georgia on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017
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Q: if I live in NY and my son lives in OH with his bio mom, do I follow OH child support laws or NY?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for New York on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

It depends -- First, what "custody paperwork" are you referring to? If there is an existing Order of Custody, and it is from a court in one state or the other (NY or OH), it may provide some guidance as to whether that court retained jurisdiction, and whether that jurisdiction extends to support issues.

If mom and the child have lived (resided) in OH for six or more months (continuously), unless a NY court issued orders that included terms about jurisdiction, any proceedings regarding...
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Q: If the father wont sign the birth certificate, can the mother still file for child support in florida?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Florida on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

Certainly. The biological father doesn't need to sign an affidavit of paternity to be liable for child support.
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Q: My ex took me for child support an my kids spends more then 50% of there time with me can I get it dropped or reduced

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

In PA we measure custodial time by overnights so, for example, if the children spent every day with you from 9 AM until 9 PM, but slept at their mother's every night, you would likely not be not be considered to have more than 50% custody. Your question is unclear as to where you are in the support proceedings. It sounds like you've already have an order entered. It's pretty impossible to know from here in the internet whether you can have that order dropped or reduced without a lot more...
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Q: In MI, just officially filed for child support our kids are 3 & 4. Can I get back support?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Michigan on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

If he's not on the birth certificates then there first must be a legal determination that he's the father, regardless of whether he has known they are his. But as for back child support, the answer would be no.
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