Generally, child support in colorado lasts until the child turns 19 or graduates from high school, if still enrolled. (but not past 21). Child support may terminate upon emancipation. This occurs when the child lives on his own and is self-supporting, marries or enters the armed services. It sounds...Read more »
It would be for the financial affidavit, she receives $1000 a month from me but reports only receiving 300 from “support”. They filed this on May 30th 2019 and I haven’t received anything until I was called and told verbally by her attorney today Aug. 31 2019. Feeling lost as to what to do... Read more »
It sounds like you may be paying child support arrears. She would report the regular child support amount, however would not necessarily include arrears payments because that is not part of the regular child support amount.
You will receive credit in the child support calculation for the support that you provide to other children so your support will not be as high for your 10-year old. You are required legally to support all children.
Im in colorado.. my child is kept away she hides her location and only contacts me through court system for child support. I'm being taken advantage of and cannot afford legal assistance. I see hundreds of sites for mothers but very few for fathers and the ones that are there are not really free... Read more »
I am sorry to hear about your situation. You could check with Colorado Legal Services or the pro se assistance centers at the courts. You may be looking at submitting a parenting time dispute if the other parent is not following parenting time requirements.
If an unwed couple having had four children together during the course of their relationship were to separate without either parent beginning any legal proceedings regarding the custody of said children, is it lawful for the mother- purely out of spite towards the father- to not only forbid any and... Read more »
In this scenario the Father should consider filing an action for allocation of parental responsibilities to set forth parenting time and child support. Absent a court order preventing a parent from relocating with a child, either parent may relocate with children. You will need to file the action...Read more »
You should not withhold access to the child. If you are not receiving support, Child Support Enforcement (CSE) can take action if your payments go through CSE. You could also file a Motion For Contempt and file an affidavit of arrears to obtain a judgment on which you can attempt to collect. You...Read more »
On a sworn financial statement, do you need to disclose the credit card being used to pay your attorney fees if requesting the other party repay your fees? And if the others party shows negative income on their sworn financial statement.
And if an activity falls on one parties visitation... Read more »
I felt it was what was best at the time (I did not have a place to live) and an agreement was made that I could see and talk to kids. Divorce is final (per her) I am trying to get copies. She refuses to allow me to visit, or even talk to the kids. Is it too late to do anything?
Initially, this will depend on what the divorce decree says about this. Also, you may be able to request a modification if you are not satisfied with those provisions. You should get a lawyer to help you with this.
Husband and I separated...we agreed I would come to colorado while he worked on things. Once I and the kids got here he claimed to want a divorce. We have been here 4 m ths. Am I able to file in county where I reside and have it cared through colorado courts.
You can file for divorce in colorado since you have been here for 91 days. However, Colorado will not have jurisdiction to decide custody issues until you have been here for 182 days before filing. Therefore, you should wait until then. You should get a lawyer to help you with this.
This depends on his income. You should expect the amount to actually increase due to your decreased earnings if he is making the same or more. It could decrease if he is making less. You should get a lawyer to help you with this.
Her father has no legal obligation to help with college expenses unless your divorce decree provides for that, which is unlikely. Likewise, his obligation to pay child support will end when she turns 19.
I filed a motion to change venue and I believe the court requires a blank "general order" form to be included with the filing, but I don't know if there are any statutes or case precedents which forgive such an error.
This depends on how picky that court is. I have seen it rejected on that basis and I have seen it not to be a problem. If rejected, you should be able to refile. Hopefully, you will still be within the required time period. You may want to file a proposed order at this time.
Parents have a legal duty to provide support for their children, even if the children are in another's custody. You should consult with an attorney if you are dissatisfied with the current arrangement.
The child in question has decided to live with his mother full time, instead of going back and forth between his parents' homes. The mother, who originally refused child support in court several years ago, said that she'll go after the father for child support (should the child live with her full... Read more »
So my husband shares custody of the boys with his ex, they were never married, judge decided 5 years ago that it was better for the boys to live with dad because of a history of child abuse and negligence from her side, child abuse keeps happening, according to child services the abuse is not bad... Read more »
Your husband has a variety of remedies, including contempt and garnishment of her wages. He may be able to get a modification of parenting time/decision making. One approach would be to have the court appoint a Child and Family Investigator or a Parental Responsibility Evaluator to review the...Read more »
My ex is trying to withhold part of the court ordered child support she has to pay just because she thinks I should pay for half of a bill that she owes solely on your own! Does this action make her in contempt of a court order?
The child support order needs to be complied with without off-set for some other obligation. Failure to pay child support can be punished as contempt of court. you should get a lawyer to help you enforce the order.
I have a current obligation of $452/month for one child. My wife just had a baby and I was wondering how child support factors in the new baby into my child support. Is there a set amount or percentage that is factored in to child support being lowered? Does my wife have to file child support and... Read more »
You should receive an adjustment in the calculation to account for your additional child. Basically, when running the calculation, your income is reduced by the amount of child support that would have been paid for the new child. This probably would not make much difference. You should consult with...Read more »
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