She ended it. Discovery in feb and admission in Sep. has blam me for it, convinced mutual friends that I am not mentally stable resulting in isolation, misled couples therapist etc. I have offered options to reconcile even after the admission of lying about ending relationship. Instead she is... View More
You can obviously make any allegations you want, the same as she. Whether the court will consider those allegations cruel treatment is up to the judge. At this point since you have completed some form of discovery, I would focus on preparing for trial. And if you can't hire an attorney, the...View More
You may qualify for a divorce by publication if his location is truly unknown. However, with a divorce by publication the court is limited on the issues they can decide and often will be prohibited from making determinations on issues such as child support and equitable division if there is no...View More
If you know that he's in MN and you have been in any contact with him, you can arrange a meeting and then have him served by private process server. If you are unable to arrange a meeting or obtain a location for service, you can attempt service by publication. There are steps you have to...View More
I recently broke up with my girlfriend, who has no job and pays nothing, but lives with me in my friend's house. She then abruptly revealed that she is pregnant, a child I do not want. She agreed at first and scheduled an appointment to have an abortion, but is now changing her mind, holding... View More
child support remains in place until the child turns 18, graduates from high school, or turns 20, whichever occurs later. However, the Child Support Services (CSS) will not automatically stop child support when the child reaches one of these milestones. The parent paying child support must file a...View More
It would be wonderful if the Division of Child Support Services was efficient enough that they were able to stop every child support order when the child turned 18 and graduated from high school. But unfortunately, they do not automatically dismiss your order. Therefore, if you have a garnishment...View More
Child support is always owed as long as you have a court order in place saying you have to pay per month. If she closed the case before the court signed an order, then when she does get an order, the court will not award her retroactive child support if it’s a GA court. Support will start from...View More
You should speak to the child support office where you opened the case and ask them any questions you have regarding how they plan to move forward. And I would also say, it's difficult for child support enforcement to properly handle cases where the non-custodial parent is not a W-2 employee....View More
If you want to modify the current order regarding visitation, you will have to go back to court. Even if the child says they don't want to go, if there is an order giving the other parent visitation, you have to send the child, if they want to exercise that parenting time. If the other...View More
I have asked for a copy numerous times. They also tell me they have a recording of me,which I didn't consent to. Can they legally keep this information from me. The county in which they should of been filed has no record of them
Whether or not your spouse or ex-spouse has to send you copies of documents depends on what documents they are. It is unclear what documents you are asking for because you stated they were "separation papers." If you mean a complaint for divorce then yes, you should have been served...View More
Speak to a lawyer. Because you refer to the other party as your ex-husband, and if the divorce is final, they likely don’t have to give you a copy of any paperwork. If the divorce is still pending, you are entitled to certain documents to be turned over to you if you request them. But you need...View More
First there are no mandatory visitation rights. Any visitation the non-custodial parent was given, the court saw fit to award that to them, but it wasn't mandatory that said parent receive a certain amount of visitation. Second, if you want to change the order, you have to file for a...View More
My wife had an affair and decided she wanted to get a divorce I was kicked out of where we were living and then she moved out and with her a fair partner left our son with her parents would not let me see him for well over a year but in that time she moved out of state leaving our son with her... View More
A parent has a legal obligation to support their children. But that doesn’t necessarily mean one parent is entitled to receive “child support” from the other parent. If a child is being primarily cared for by a non-parent, both parents may have an obligation to provide support to the...View More
The mother and I made a verbal agreement about paying support plus other things. She found out I was in a relationship and my case was reopened. because I wasn’t paying the full amount of child support which is why we stop the child support in the first place due to the way I work by the job and... View More
Closing a child support case doesn’t stop the child support. Closing the case stops child support enforcement of the order. Also, when she agreed to a lesser amount, that didn’t change the courts order. So anything less than the order you weren’t paying she could ask the court to order...View More
In Georgia, child support obligations generally cease when a child support case is closed or when the child reaches the age of majority, but past due payments, or "back pay," typically still need to be paid. If a case was closed but there are still arrears (unpaid child support), you may...View More
I got divorced today, and the court ordered the child support amount each month, so my question is, can my ex ask me about my paycheck in the future? I mean, did she have the right to ask for a paycheck whenever she wanted?
In Georgia, child support orders are typically established based on the income of both parents and the needs of the child. Your ex-spouse may not have an unrestricted right to access your paycheck at any time, but there are specific circumstances in which she may request information about your...View More
If your spouse will sign paperwork it could be an uncontested divorce, which will reduce the costs. But all the necessary paperwork must be signed and it must be filed as an uncontested divorce. If it is contested, you could still keep your costs down with the right attorney. Speak directly with...View More
It's not going to be cheap or easy if he contests the divorce. Your easiest route is an uncontested divorce which can be finalized in as little as 31 days from filing. However, you and your spouse will need to agree on all terms of the divorce, including child custody, child support and...View More
If you've filed for child support and have been unable to locate the other parent, it can be a frustrating and challenging situation. To address this, your first step should be to contact your local child support enforcement agency. They have specialized tools and resources for tracking down...View More
My best advice would be to hire a private attorney to file a child support action. They can assist you in locating the defendant for service, which will move your case forward. They can also assist with setting up service if that becomes necessary if the defendant can't be located at a job...View More
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