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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: About 1 month ago, my ex husband's taxes went into my child support account. Several weeks later payment still wasn't

Posted on my bank account was took off the monthly support obligation, and off the arrears. Called the office, never talked to my worker,still waiting. But lady at front desk looked up my case and said the money was returned to the state. I dont owe the state anything, all public assistance... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 25, 2020

Contact the state and see if they have any record of it. Most likely, it’s somewhere out there in limbo land.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Contracts and Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: I have been divorced for about 6 years now. Me and my wife got a lawyer and had an agreement wrote up wher I would buy

What ever our daughter needed. We booth agreed no child support. Yet I wAs ordered to pay and have been paying every month. I missed a few . But pay an extra 10$ each month until I get caught up .theay still heald 500$ of my stimulus payment my question is why

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 25, 2020

The CARES Act provides that if you have an arrearage, that money will be withheld from the stimulus money.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: On wife’s insurance can’t get my own til open enrollment what can I expect from child support division

Got letter about health insurance. I’m on my wife’s now til open enrollment in November. What can child support division do

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 19, 2020

See my last response.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: What to expect on healthcare

Open enrollment not til November. On wife’s plan now til I can sign up then . What can I expect from child support division

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 19, 2020

Nothing until it’s open enrollment. Then they will expect you to get the children added on as well.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: My child’s father is behind almost $5000 in child support in KY . He is receiving SSI and he did get a stimulus check .

I called my local CS office and they assured me his arrearages were reported to the government . How is this possible ?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 15, 2020

The government can and will screw up a steel ball, that’s hoW it’s possible.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: Is child support used to pay Passport Health?

My ex files taxes every year and every year it is taken for back child support but not applied to it so we are unsure where it's going. He is not told where the payments are being applied but knows he should not be in the rears. I was told that if my children receive Passport then that is... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 11, 2020

Yes. His back support will be used to repay the state benefits first. After that has been repaid, the remaining arrearage money should be released to you.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Kentucky on
Q: I was charged with domestic violence 4yrs ago had a dvo/epo on me which expired last yr did i loose rights to my child

I am always being threatened that i dont have any rights to my child and the mother tells me that i have to do what she says or i will never see my lil girl again the mother has now been involved in a murder case which she was charged with burgurly 2 6 months later she was arrested for meth and a... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 11, 2020

File a motion for the court to set parenting time.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: My ex wife had the kids living in filth, I have picture proof, there was broken glass, trash, and rotten food on

The counters. She dropped my daughter on her face and failed to seek medical care. I picked up my kids 2 days later and saw the bruises on her face and cracked teeth. I took her to the hospital and she had a concussion and needed dental surgery. I've been dealing with head licewith them for... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 6, 2020

Yes. You have 30 days to appeal any order to the Kentucky Court if Appeals.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: I am currently paying back child support out of my SSA D I and I am wondering well I still receive my stimulus check?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on May 2, 2020

P r obsbly not bc of the arrearage.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support and Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: Does my child support start the month the divorce is final or the month the separation paperwork filed?

Do I owe back child support once the divorce is final or do I start paying the month the divorce is final.

Anna Aleksander
Anna Aleksander answered on Apr 29, 2020

You should consult with your own attorney. Generally in Kentucky divorce agreements are effective as contracts on the day signed. Once the decree is signed and the agreement is incorporated into the judgment, it becomes enforceable and subject to the court’s contempt powers. Your question asks... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: How to stop child support on a kid haven't seen in 8 years and mother don't keep her but has custody?

Another woman has raised her and they won't let me see her. Mother has custody but hasn't had her since she was 9 months old. Mother has been in and out of jail since she was born. Child is 13 now and I'm still paying child support. Why can't something be done about it and why... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 27, 2020

File a motion to terminate support in the court in which the order was entered.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: My parents drew assistance on my children (now all adults)years ago while I was incarcerated.they hit me with back

Child support about 4 years ago .where does all my tax and stimulus money go they take from me ?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 23, 2020

Most likely back to the state to repay the public assistance your parents received.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: My child's father owes back child support, will I recieve his stimulus check? Also when will I recieve and how?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 23, 2020

Most likely through your child support office as a credit against his arrearages. I would expect distribution probably by June or July.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: If I owe 30,000 in back child support will I still get a stimulus check
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 21, 2020

No.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: My friend's husband died in August 2019. Does his back child support get written off or is it still owed?

He had two children; one each with two different mother's. There was no estate and the children now receive Social Security survivor benefits. What happens to the arrearage on the accounts in Kentucky? Does it get written off or stay due for a certain amount of time or forever until paid?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 20, 2020

If Therese no estate, it will ultimately be written off as non-collectible.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: Is there anything I can do about my current child support situation? How is she getting away with this? Can I get help?

I have been split from my Ex-wife for 14 years. After her drawing out our divorce so she could make sure we were married for 10 years to reap benefits, we divorced 12 years ago. I have to pay child support weekly for our 3 children, it’s automatically drafted from my checks. She allowed our... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 20, 2020

You should make a motion in your divorce case to modify your support and get it to the correct number.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: I pay 400+/mnth child support, 2 of my children i'm paying on are over 18, one is 20 other is 19 both out of school.

Why has my child support not went down? I have a 12 year old as well. 19 year old just turned 19 this month. Should I be paid back? We never went to court when we split up, we went to the CS office and I had them take it out of my pay check. I have been out of work for a month now due to Covid,... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 17, 2020

The obligation is on you to seek reduction of child support after each child emancipated. It doesn’t happen on its own. You need to file a motion for reduction immediately with the Court.

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