I filed a supplemental petition to modify the parenting plan and child support to reflect the timeshare actually received. (She pays bare minimum and does not pick up her days.) I served her these motions and filed with the court, but she has not served me with the proper response. All she has... Read more »
We - myself, my wife of 22 years, eldest daughter 21 and twin girls 16 - immigrated to St Augustine FL from South Africa in March 2020 via sponsorship by my brother. We all have permanent residence green card. A couple of months ago my wife got a new job and on the day the twins came home from... Read more »
You should ask this question in Justia > Ask a Lawyer > Puerto Rico > Child Support, because it is not a matter of Florida law. By typically child support is owed to the child's custodian, not to the child.
I was served papers from a girlfriend whom I last saw 8 years ago. She alleges I am the father of her child. My wife and I have a daughter who is 3 and we were concerned that if this were true, we would be unable to provide adequately for our daughter. Using a calculator, the estimated child... Read more »
Hi there! I just had a quick question. I’ve been receiving child support for 8-9 years and I’ve never had this happen. My ex is paying his support, has been consistently for 3-4 years now. The payments have come in but the dept of child support is holding them. They said there’s a lock on my... Read more »
Yes. Someone wants to change your daughter's name, but that doesn't necessarily have anything to do with whether or not your obligation to continue to pay child support. If she was being adopted, for example, that would be different.
I had been raising my 6 1/2 grandson all his life. 100% by myself for the past 5 years with no help from his mother(my daughter) or his dad. 3 weeks ago his father showed up with his name finally on the B.C. & they also called DCF making outrageous false allegations concerning my 16yo son. The... Read more »
You should consult with an attorney that can assist you after getting more information on your particular case. You could file a Petition for Temporary Custody by Extended Family in Family Court where a Judge will make a determination on whether or not it is in the child's best interest that...Read more »
If you are not married, you can't seek a divorce (or dissolution). Thus the laws for disposition of marital property do not apply. Instead, you would have to sue him for "partition" of the property. The property would be sold and each of you would get part of the proceeds....Read more »
My family has always been very abusive, and as of recently it has gotten worse. They aren't this way to another sibling of mine so I don't want to risk that sibling going into foster care if I call child services. I'm 17 and I have a boyfriend above the age of majority who wishes to... Read more »
father is a rapist and physical/mental abuser, mother physically/emotionally abuser. Police have been called on numerous occasions and have done nothing. Mother has "kicked out" my friend and called police stating that they ran away. Threaten to kill if police or cps is called. Cps has... Read more »
This is a difficult question if DCF is not taking any action. It is unclear who called DCF. Your friend can call the abuse hotline herself. She can also continue to call. Your friend can contact the authorities herself as well. Further, your friend may want to reach out to another trusted...Read more »
hey if your not married to your babies father and you want to put him on child support and he wants to change it and i the mother dose not want to is the judge still going to change in order to put the father on child support.?
The court will consider all matters properly brought before it via a Petition and should make a determination. If you file a petition for paternity and to establish child support, the father may also file a petition for paternity and to establish parental responsibility and a parenting plan with...Read more »
My child father and I can’t come to an agreement on how much he should pay monthly for child support arrears. He owes about 30000 in arrears and base on our income going forward he would be paying very little for support going forward. He lost his job and our income is somewhat the same. I will... Read more »
You need to review the child support order and return to the court that issued the order to confirm that nothing further is owed. You can then ask for termination of the child support order, if necessary.
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