The letter comes from Georgia Dept of Human Services. There are other check boxes about if you are in the arrears, which I am not and have never been, and they are not checked. The only ones checked are the ones noted above. I have paid child support for years before it was ever a court order.... Read more »
If there is an order to pay child support, just because a case is closed with child support services does not mean that the order has been revoked. You most likely still need to pay. However, to get the best advice, you need to contact a family law attorney who can review all of your paperwork and...Read more »
I was incarcerated in 2006 when our daughters were 5 and 3. I got out in 2018. Have been providing support as much as I can but not regularly as I don't make much and am an hourly employee so my pay fluctuates. Our daughters are 18 (graduating in May 2020) and 16 now and my ex-wife is threatening... Read more »
She can file for child support to get payments from now and going forward, but not for the past. Since your one daughter is graduating in May you wouldn’t have to pay child support on that one after that point. The other daughter is 16, so she could file to get child support for the next two...Read more »
My ex husband have a child support order in place from his ex. Years later we marry , had children and now divorce. He pays child support for our children (court ordered). Can his ex take him back for more money and my children child support gets lowered? Or will the courts take into consideration... Read more »
The Child Support section of my 2005 Divorce Agreement (before the Child Support Law changed) lists that NCP will pay 25% of his income, currently at a specific dollar amount. Does that mean every year, that amount should change as his income changes or do I have to request a formal modification to... Read more »
There is no form document for a petition to modify custody. You will need to allege in the petition that there is a material change in circumstances since the entry of the current order and will need to specify what those material changes in circumstances are. You will need to file the petition...Read more »
* edit - I have to rescind this order on 3/15/20, I do not have funds to hire an attorney nor do I have time to schedule with one before my grace period expires. I am planning to go to the courthouse in the morning but they will not tell me what to file.
Per court order, payments were set up through DCSS by me, the NCP, 7 months ago. Custodial parent has not received or claimed the funds from them. Several questions: 1- Can he claim I haven't paid CS and file a motion with the court and hold me in contempt (I have records I've officially paid). 2-... Read more »
Yes, he can file contempt if he doesn't have the money. You will not be assigned an attorney. No one has a right to have an attorney in a DCSS contempt as the obligor. You likely will need an attorney to sort this out.
Not sure If the child I’m carrying is his or not but I don’t want him to have nothing to do with my baby. Especially since he took advantage of me. He won’t admit it but he did say he was either drunk or high
It is best to file for a Temporary Protective Order if you discern that a real threat is possible. Before doing so, file a police report if this individual has abused you and/or is threatening to abuse you or your family. It may be helpful to consult with an attorney as well.
It is very possible that he can be ordered to pay child support arrears for the time that the children were not living with the ex-wife. He should speak with an attorney regarding modifying the order if the children are now living with a third party.
He is 18, but my husband is paying child support until he is 20 as long as he is a full-time student. We are trying to rekindle the relationship, but so far it has gone nowhere and his mother is not helping. He is in high school for the next few months and are confident that he will finish. My... Read more »
Normally, the child support stops after high school if the child is already 18, so the support should end, but you should show your paperwork to an attorney who can give you advise. As the child is 18, he is an adult and is free to decide for himself whether he wants to have a relationship with...Read more »
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