My ex cheated with same guy 15 years now she’s gone and doesn’t even call them. She left me to go and be with him. Now I have been told that they are likely not mine as she has been obsessed with this person her entire life. Now im raising the kids alone and they are off living their fantasy.... Read more »
In domestic relations court, child support can only go back to the date of filing. You can file for support and a determination of paternity now. If the children were born during a marriage between you and the mother and/or if your name is on the birth certificates, then you are the presumed father.
Support order from 2016 says the other parent can claim every other year if child support is paid in full. This hasn't been an issue because child support hasn't been paid in full at any time since then. I just want to modify the order so that I am the only one who claims the child unless... Read more »
Most parents alternate the tax benefits. You can see if the other parent will agree. You can always ask for a modification, however you would have to justify why it would be in the best interests of the child for you to take the tax benefit each year.
My ex wife was pregnant before we were married. She had the child after we were married, so my name is on the birth certificate. She has told me that she wants me to have no contact with the child anymore. I am paying about 300 dollars a month for child support. Am I able to get my name off of the... Read more »
We have a special needs son that we agreed to support as long as he lives in one of our homes. However, child support is going to interfere with Medicaid/SSI (particularly SSI). If we list the reason to support termination as: it is in his best interest as it could interfere with benefits (Medicaid... Read more »
Unfortunately no one can tell you what a court will decide. Child support is considered the right of the child and it is not likely that a court will deprive a child of support so that the child can qualify for public assistance. Additionally the state has an interest in obtaining child support so...Read more »
Child (17) was previously unknown. The mother's rights were terminated when child was 12. Presumably, so was the father's rights because they didn't know who he was but ran legal announcements before the adoption. Child was adopted by a relative & a non-relative. What is the... Read more »
Child support generally only goes back to the time of filing a motion for child support, not before. Here, whether his rights were terminated and/or on whether parentage can be established may also be relevant factors.
I have arrears that need paying. Close to 8k. I’ve paid and have proof of paying close to 3500 of those arrears. Child support is saying I’ve only paid 1k even after sending them the proof. What can I do to get them to change the balance owed?
If the Parenting Agreement says we get 2 weeks vacation and just have to let the mother know 14 days in advance, where we are going, and contact numbers to get ahold of the child. The parenting agreement does not say there are certain times in which we can take vacation, or that we need approval... Read more »
Based on what you are saying you are entitled to two weeks of summer time, however it would be necessary to review the parenting plan to interpret it specifically. Many plans require coordination or provide a provision for conflicting choices of time.
I am sorry to hear about your situation. It depends on the type of business organization and whether they are paid a salary, however with self-employment then often it may be necessary to file a motion for contempt for missed payments.
It depends. Generally a release from garnishment is required for an employer to stop garnishment. If that was not done, you may be able to bring a claim in small claims court or civil court for unjust enrichment if the other party received funds to which they were not entitled.
I became disabled in 2013 I have not work since 2011. I owed a duty of child support in the amount of $3755.00 it was pd off. There was an iwo sent to the local ssa office. There were 2 Garnishments that I was not informed about the iwo untill the ssa sent me a letter stating the GARNISHED amounts.... Read more »
You should speak with the caseworker. It sounds like you may not have received notice of the garnishment case so did not have the opportunity to respond. If that is what happened, and you have good cause for not responding, then you might be able to have the garnishment case reopened. If you are...Read more »
I have a child that was 17 at the time of her dad went missing. I was receiving child support and alimony. D's body wasn't recovered and no death certificate was issued by FL (state of accident). Montrose County filed for support of evidence that he was deceased but bec it took place in... Read more »
I am sorry to hear about the situation. You could talk to a caseworker who could explain the reason. Often people will have life insurance to insure support or you might be able to make a claim against the estate if probate is a possibility.
I am sorry to hear about your situation. If your name is on the birth certificate or the child was born during a marriage with her, you are the presumed father. If you would like paternity testing, you can do that privately if you have doubts. As far as charges, it is not likely that you can file...Read more »
You might be able to bring a civil claims court action for unjust enrichment, however your ex might claim that it was your responsibility to stop payments at the appropriate time and that the extra payments were a gift. Jurisdiction would be here where your ex is unless your ex has substantial ties...Read more »
Child support is usually determined by the child support guidelines. These guidelines take into consideration the respective parenting time, each party's income, and certain expenses related to the child such as work related child care etc. Maintenance (spousal support) is determined by the...Read more »
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