My son turned 18 in Jan, and graduated HS in May. I am still receiving the full amount that I've been receiving. I also have a 16 yr old. I was given 2 different responses from 2 different employees at CS enforcement. The NCP was told he could potentially pay more for 1 child than he pays for... Read more »
The child support order is not for two individual children, but instead is for support of all children. Therefore, just because one of the children reaches the age of majority (18 years of age and graduated from high school) it does not...Read more »
Even if your child is in college, but has not yet reached the age of 18, typically you are still obligated to pay child support until she reaches the age of 18, being the age of majority in Oklahoma. In some cases, parents have agreed to continue paying for certain activities and support related...Read more »
My ex husband has informed me that he cannot afford to pay his portion for after school care so he or his mom will be picking up the kids from school and watching them. In our decree he only has visitation 2 days a week after school and he has to pay 60% of childcare costs. He said because there... Read more »
This is a simple and complex answer at the same time. The court order is what must be enforced. If you are the sole legal custodian, then what you say goes. Plus it looks like it is written right in the order, so it really can't be unilaterally changed by him. On the other hand, if he...Read more »
My husband has a child with another woman and she is filing for child support. However, the name is incorrect that she used for him and she stated she tried to go to court for it but my husband never recieved the court order. Also, he wanted visitation rights and there was a verbal agreement but... Read more »
To get visitation all he needs to do is hire an attorney to file an action in the district court. A hearing will be set and the court can order visitation based upon what the court believes is in the best interest of the child.
Both children were relinquished a long time ago. And the child support web portal shows that i am still being charged every month. The oldest of the two children i relinquished my rights to over 2 years ago. And the youngest was last year in august. And the payment amount on both children do not... Read more »
When parental rights are terminated that terminates rights, not obligations. Child support is still paid unless/until the child is adopted. If there is an adoption that stops support. If there is not an adoption support continues.
You should have an attorney review your case so they...Read more »
Sad to say, the law provides that you still owe child support, even if your rights have been terminated. Without the specifics, it is impossible to advise you on what your options are...give us a call and we will see if we can help.
He hasn't worked in several years, which is why he doesn't pay anything, but he told me his new wife makes good money and has military benefits from the navy. In what ways might his new marriage affect the child support case? DHS is handling the case because I cannot afford an attorney.... Read more »
My divorce finalized in February 2020. We filed our 2019 taxes separately and my ex claimed our son. I will be able to claim him in 2020. We have 50/50 custody and split all expenses evenly. We do not have child support either direction. Because my ex claimed him in 2019, the stimulus money for our... Read more »
I wonder what your divorce decree and child custody and support orders say as the provisions of those documents might provide some guidance as to your options. Its probably best to ask your divorce attorney. Generally speaking, I'm not sure there is much you can do that wouldn't cost...Read more »
Hire an attorney to file a motion for modification of child custody and child support. It will be necessary anyway, once your son reaches 18 years old to make the Court and other agencies aware he has reached the age of majority.
A person has 2 college degree and is working on a 3rd. Is fully capable of working but is choosing not to in order to get more child support. Is there something that can be said in a modification hearing about the lack of trying to support herself and their child?
A matter of fact, one of the criteria the judge may take into consideration is the ability of the parent to earn money and they can estimate the amount that person could make if they were to work. This tends to be in cases where it can be shown that the person is avoiding work when it is available...Read more »
Not really sure what you mean by a disposition hearing. If there is an agreed decree then a disposition hearing is nothing more then the Judge taking testimony that a divorce is what everyone wants. If there is any type of dispute to property, custody, or spousal support then it will be a trial....Read more »
If a child is born during the marriage, the husband is considered by law to be the father and will be on the hook to support the child. There is a very specific procedure and specific time limitations to solve this problem. Contact an attorney today, not tomorrow, to review your case.
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