My husband has been paying support since his ex gf and him split up. He has been over paying as his job kept taking the money out. He has been receiving checks back from support for a few months of random amounts, which we did not understand why either. When he logged onto the online portal for... Read more »
He can find out for sure by contacting your local Domestic Relations Office. Is his child 18 and been graduated from high school? That's the most likely reason. The checks are being sent back to him because he apparently overpaid and didn't owe any more support. Tell him to make the call to solve...Read more »
I'm assuming you mean you signed an Acknowledgment of Paternity. That means you swore that the child is your biological child. If a support action is filed against you, you'd better consult with an experienced family law attorney to find out if you have any options to avoid paying support until the...Read more »
The case was established in Philadelphia. He has my son in Delaware and I am currently residing in NC with his other child. When I brought his kids to see him last summer he held both of them a day before I was scheduled to travel back and demanded child support back. He demanded I return a large... Read more »
I think you need the court's help at this point -- and you're getting shafted with the whole pay-back-child-support "deal." Technically, if your son has been with his father in the state of Delaware for 11 months, then Delaware would have jurisdiction for any child custody case at this point (even...Read more »
that if I signed over the house which I did she would finalize the divorce and the support payments would stop. I have the email from her lawyer and her stating the agreement . After I signed over the house they would not have any contact with me and 2 1/2 years later they still take support from... Read more »
Sir, I am sorry you had this negative experience. In Pennsylvania, an agreement regarding child support is against public policy and will not prohibit a parent from seeking support for a minor child. Thus, if the agreement is for child support, it is null and void.
Not really -- and if you do, I don't think such a provision would be enforced. Child support is for the benefit of the *child*, not either (or both) of the parents, and so neither parent can bargain that benefit away. At best, the parents can have a "gentleman's agreement" that no support will be...Read more »
The past-due child support is owed to you. If you want her to receive it instead, you can sign paperwork to allow that to occur. I suggest that you let him pay you and then you can give it to her if you feel it's appropriate. These child support arrears are for all the years you took care of her...Read more »
I suggest that you gather all of your paperwork and sit down with an experienced family law attorney to discuss what, if any, action you should take. It's really not possible to guess whether it would benefit you or not to go back to court because we'd need more information than you can, or should,...Read more »
I went to welfare today and told the guy at the desk I didn't want child support. After talking for a while and signing a few papers I found out one of the papers was to find the father after I told him I didn't want it done. Can I stop them from finding the dad if I don't want child support?
I'm not 100% sure, but it's my understanding that DPW may require you to seek child support before you're qualified to receive public assistance yourself. Either that, or *DPW* will file a petition for child support against Father to seek reimbursement for the public assistance you receive....Read more »
I showed the mediator our most recent custody order which he replied this was 2015. It is our most recent order. I showed other documents that our kids live with me. How is the support mediator supposed to determine who our kids live with when I say they reside with me and he claims they live with... Read more »
I suggest that you obtain a copy of the custody docket, which should show that the most current order is the one from 2015. Then gather up documentation that tends to show that the children reside with you - school records, doctor's records, extracurricular activities rosters, etc. Anything that...Read more »
Trust your attorney. Conferences sometimes do not include the parties. Usually this is to establish the issues, schedule witnesses, or identify additional information that might be needed. You will be in the conference through your attorney so make sure s/he has all the information they need...Read more »
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