I recently contacted my ex to get an DNA on my daughter who is now six and she looks just like him. He met her for the first time and said he felt as if he was looking in the mirror we did a at home DNA test and it came back 0%. I thought it was weird but I said ok I went with it. He called me and... Read more »
It will be difficult for an attorney to advise you as to the accuracy of the home DNA test. Georgia requires laboratories to meet certain scientific criteria which provides assurances that the results are accurate. It may be difficult to prove the accuracy of a home DNA test in court without...Read more »
My gf had twins but they were taken by the state a few months after birth. The paternity test determined I am not the father. Now GA DFCS is suing me for child support. I don't want to have to pay child support for kids that aren't mine. What are my options?
I’ve lived with my boyfriend for over a year now in his house. We made our financial arrangements so that he pays the mortgage (in his name only) and utilities and I pay him 40% of that as my share (income share model). I pay for all groceries and household items, and he pays me back half of... Read more »
I had sole custody of our daughter for the past 12 years. right before her 12th birthday in July, 2017. Dad and I divorced before she was 3 and he was gone. He tried a few times when she was 6-8 maybe but he had some other kids and all so it faded out. When she was 10 he met his now wife and has... Read more »
I'm sorry to hear you are going through this. You are asking a question about a specific case that we are not familiar with. You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of the case in detail and provide you with direction and options. If you have been court ordered to pay...Read more »
Yes. Typically child support is based on a yearly basis and most court orders do not allow you to stop payment during certain months. However, you can ask the court for a reduction for the time that your children spend with you during the summer so that your overall child support (and monthly...Read more »
My step daughter turned 18 this month. Her grandmother had custody of her but she went away to college when she was 17. Her grandmother is now threatening to come after my husband for extended child support. Is that a possiblity?
What is the maximum length of time that a person can be held in jail for "Civil Contempt -- Back Child Support"? There are no criminal charges. Amount of child support arrears is $3,500. The person in jail has zero financial resources and zero ability to come up with the money to pay the... Read more »
The court will only order jail time if the court finds that she has not exhausted all resources in order to try to pay. $3500 is not a lot of money to come up with. She needs to have applied for loans, title pawns, sold jewelry, gotten a 2nd job, maxed out credit card, asked for money from...Read more »
My daughters father sued me for legitimation and was given more financial responsibilities than we had agreed upon verbally. Since the judges final order, he has not complied with any of the judges orders, including visitation (reduced amount of time than he previously had). I filed a contempt... Read more »
You don't ever have to sign legitimation papers. He can file for legitimation and ask the court to award partial custody and parenting time, even if you don't agree with it. Consult with an attorney about your options.
Children went into foster care November of 2015 they were adopted by the same family with my permission and no problems May of 2017 Case closed with DCFS we paid off the balance last month and received a substantial refund from dcss now they're saying I owe $5,100 and they're going to suspend my... Read more »
I'm not sure what the question is here. You may want to consult with an attorney who can review the facts of your case and present the options to you. -Homer P. Jordan IV, Esq. 404-620-1558 HomerJordan.com
Woman was in a "homeless" shelter and working very hard to get her life back together after several difficult situations (generally not of her own making or choosing). She was employed and making real progress. Her path to getting out of her situation was totally disrupted by her being JAILED for... Read more »
2 cases were filed against me from two women, I was served and made to pay on one in 2009. Now they are trying to serve me on the other even though they had all my information and could have served and prosecuted me on both at the same time.... am I liable for 10 years back support? I moved to... Read more »
The father is a server and on paper only makes 2.13 an hour on his check. I know he doesn't claim all of his tips. How will a judge make a fair decision on the order when he is not claiming all the money he actually makes?
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