Papers for child support and a hearing to review my case how is there a case if my ex doesn't get benefits from DHS and hasn't contact them or dealt with them in many years so how can I find out my rights
It's possible that the Department of Human Services (DHS) in Oklahoma initiated the child support proceedings on behalf of your child, regardless of whether your ex has signed any papers or receives benefits from DHS. In Oklahoma, DHS has the authority to enforce child support orders and take...View More
we are discussing divorce we have already decided on a mutual agreement of assets (what little there is) all going to her and she offered to take full custody but wants zero child support a combination of reasons but mostly my career would not allow me to be the holder and visitation would be very... View More
In most situations you can deviate from the guidelines, especially if both sides have an attorney, or more specifically the one who would be affected more than the guidelines would reflect. In other words if the one receiving was getting less, if that person was represented, or if one was paying...View More
If he has custody and the other parent is withholding the child, he needs to quickly take legal action to enforce the court order. The court can only help him if he is takes the proper steps to bring this matter to court.
If your friend's baby mama is not complying with the custody order, your friend may need to take legal action to enforce the order and ensure he can spend time with his child as outlined in the court-approved arrangement. This might involve going back to court and seeking enforcement of the...View More
my ex is an attorney in the court that we were divorced in. He is well known in the county and state that the divorce took place in. Im unable to pay for an attorney nor have i been able to get help from legal aid in this matter. I live in missouri now and I want the divorce court to be move to... View More
There is no law that allows a divorce court or case to be transferred from one state to another. Each state has its own divorce courts. Once a divorce case has been properly began in one state, that state retains jurisdiction through the entry of the final decree. It sounds to me from your...View More
The way to get a release of judgment for back child support is by paying the back child support. If you cannot afford to pay the arrears, you may need to look for a way out of your contract, otherwise, the buyer may be entitled to sue you. This is something your attorney should have discussed...View More
This is dependent on previous court orders. If the Oklahoma court has established jurisdiction over the child then Oklahoma calculations would be used. Likewise for Texas. If there is not orders in place then you would use the resident state of the child, because that state has more of an interest...View More
The non custodial has been absent since 2017 and paid child support only one time in dec 2020 is my wife able to adopt my daughter? The non custodial parent lost her rights in court and has failed to cover her part of support and has had little to no contact over the last 6 years.
Step parent adoptions are very common and to answer your question, and based on your given facts, probably yes. There are some avenues we often pursue to get that permitted through the courts. This is not something you will want to do on your own if you suspect resistance. Contact an adoption...View More
I was 6 years old when my brother was born, and I've been at least helping out with taking care of him his whole life, from grabbing and temperature-testing milk for him as a baby to feeding and putting him to bed recently, I have changed more of his diapers then his dad (my ex-stepdad). My... View More
it's possible that neither parent is required to pay child support to the other. This is because the court may consider the shared financial responsibilities and equal time spent with the child as a factor in determining child support obligations.
She is saying she filed and has received service papers with a court date but I was never served. I don’t know if she is lying about filing. I have had custody with her having every other weekend and holidays. I receive a little child support from her monthly per court order after our divorce.... View More
The mother never paid child support for 8 years because she was on drugs and chose other things besides her daughter. There is a court order for child support against the mother. A little over 2 years ago she started seeing my daughter again after my several attempts to get a hold of her. Now my... View More
My dhs lawyer has been going back and forth for almost 3/4 months trying to get the discovery for our case from the courts and they keep beating around the bush. Now they are not even responding to him. I know that the discovery does not have to legally be given out (even though we are entitled to... View More
I don't know what discovery the courts would be providing to you. Generally its the opposing party that you are requesting documents/information from and if they fail to comply with discovery requests you file a Motion to Compel. Your DHS attorney probably knows this.
DHS is not involved in any capacity other than as a pass through for payments. I'm aware that future payments will no longer be required. Arrears was being pursued pro se and only by her. Does this also cancel the contempt case on child support as well. Could I also ask her to drop arrears... View More
You should contact and familY and adoption attorney to best evaluate your specific scenario. However, I would suspect they could negotiate a term for your consent to waive anything in arrears. While this is not guaranteed if an awoc is being pursued, it could be something pursued through a consent...View More
Child support will have to be paid in accordance with the child support order - most likely until graduation but can be longer, for instance some decrees stipulate even through college. In order to get it changed there would need to be a modification to the order.
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