In order to prevail on a Motion to Modify custody, you have to prove two things: 1) A substantial and material change of circumstances on the part of the mother, the father, the child or some combination of the three, and 2) that the requested modification is in the best interests of a child. I...Read more »
My son is almost 15 and his dad and I get along very well. Is there a way I can cancel out his child support to the attorney general so he no longer has to pay anymore? Or do I have to go through my attorney to do that? we have been divorced now for 8 years. Thank you
You could ask the Office of the Attorney General to create on Order Terminating Child Support and an Order Terminating Income Withholding. If the OAG does not do it for you, however, y'all will probably have to get an attorney to draft them for you.
If the non custodian parent filed for a modification due to being laid off and he got his job back can he cancel the request for a modification if it hasn't been established yet? It didn't help any to ask for a modification because it took forever and I got my job back before it was even modified.
My wife and i have been separated for about 4 years now. i haven't seen or talked to my kids in 2 years. She has cut off all communication to where i cant talk to the. All i want is something to do with my kids
Family law cases are very fact specific. You will need to consult with an attorney about the specifics of your case. It is possible for a person to win custody of 1 kid if the facts support it. If the facts do not support it, the lawyer you hire will be able to point that out to the Judge.
I cannot answer a question about another person's irrational behavior. If you think that you are the father of the boy, you can file a Petition to Establish Paternity and, in that process, ask the Court to order a DNA test to be sure.
I have been paying for child support and 100% of car insurance for two kids. Due to learning that I can no longer cover them because my name is not on the title of either car, I no longer have insurable interest my ex expects me to still pay 100% if she adds them to her policy
Most divorce Decrees would not require that the non-custodial parent has to pay for the children’s insurance. Such a provision could only be included in a Decree by agreement. You will have to closely read your Decree to see what your obligations are.
I always have to wait for my girlfriend to get out of work before I can see my daughter. She is always left with my gf's parents. My gf and I do not live together. There is no court order. I do have her covered under my health insurance and help provide financially.
i have a 17 yrs old daughter that has been living with me since she was 8 yrs old and her mom is asking for child support since she born......what can i do to get her to pay me child support, we went to court but she said my daughter was living with her and the judge didn’t do anything, even when... Read more »
If your daughter has been living with you and the court order gives the mother the exclusive right to designate the daughter’s residence, then you could ask the court for a modification of the old order.
Tengo 2 hijos que residen en PR. La pension asignada por la corte mientras yo vivia ayá es de $ 1832.00 mensuales y solo me sobraba despues de impuestos y demas deducciones $ 250.00 bisemanales. Al mudarme a EEUU mi sueldo aumentó pero mis gastos Tambien. Ahora mismo esta pension consume casi el... Read more »
I have 5 kids with 2 different women. My first son i have full custody of. My other 4 i am not aloud to even talk to because their mother and her parents. I got another girlfriend and she told me i can no longer speak to her or my kids. If i try they will move to another state. Her parents are... Read more »
A person can go to jail for not paying child support if they fall behind for a significant amount. The only way to get legal visitation rights is to have a court order signed by a judge. That order will include payment of child support. However, the other parent cannot stop visitation just because...Read more »
You do not indicate in your question whether you have custody or your ex has custody. If you do not have custody, the original Court in New York will very likely remain as the Court of Continuing Exclusive Jurisdiction. In other words, if you do not presently have custody because of a Court...Read more »
We are separated, divorce not final. She was served and the kids were with her at the time. Austin is in the middle of a protest. I have lawyers but they are not available to talk to. I have standing orders to not change the children’s residences...but I have no clue what that means. It says... Read more »
If there is a standing order in place then you are required to follow it. My interpretation of don’t change the children’s residence is don’t change where they live by moving unless the specified conditions have been met. It doesn’t mean that you are prohibited from following a possession...Read more »
With my blessing, my ex claimed our 2 children on our 2019 tax return. Since filing, one of those children has lived exclusively with me. My ex received $2,200 as a COVID stimulus, $500 of that intended for the son who now lives with me, but he has not offered to give us the money. Do I have a... Read more »
I see that you are asking the question from Bremerton WA, but your question is under the Texas category. I can't and don't advise on law in Washington, but in Texas both documents are of utmost importance. The petition is the document that asks the court for specific relief and the...Read more »
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