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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Georgia on
Q: My accounts was frozen due to child support but he was never order to pay child support he never took a dna te
Michael D. Birchmore
Michael D. Birchmore answered on Sep 10, 2021

Please try to rephrase your question. You have not asked us a question. You have only made a statement which honestly does not make much sense.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Washington on
Q: Child support enforcement is saying i was over paid receiving support for my 18 yr old but he was still in highschool
Stacie Lynn Naczelnik
Stacie Lynn Naczelnik answered on Sep 9, 2021

I don't see a question here, but you should look at the end date on your order of child support to see whether it ends when your child turned 18 or when your child graduates from high school.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Family Law and Health Care Law for New York on
Q: I need a question answered regarding health insurance coverage for my child after a divorce

My daughter is 21yrs old and is on her stepmother’s health insurance plan (Independent Health). It was a stipulation in child support papers that her father be responsible for her health care coverage. Obviously, her child support ended when she turned 21yrs old and now her father and stepmother... Read more »

Lawrence Allen Weinreich
Lawrence Allen Weinreich answered on Sep 9, 2021

Unfortunately, the answer is no to your question. Since your daughter will not be a member of the stepmother's household she cannot be covered.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for New Jersey on
Q: Can I terminate paying child support if my son is 20 yo is in College but has steady earnings workin remotely in NJ?
Richard Diamond
Richard Diamond answered on Sep 9, 2021

I dont know if there is a court order or agreement in place requiring you to pay child support until your son graduates from college or if there is an order requiring you to pay child support through the probation department system, but simply terminating your payments may cause your ex or the... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Child Support for Illinois on
Q: My daughter is 18 and graduated this coming up June. I just found out she will be not going to school after January 1st

Because she has enough credits. Do I still need to pay child support until the actual graduation in June or when she officially stops going to high school?

J. Richard Kulerski Esq.
J. Richard Kulerski Esq. answered on Sep 8, 2021

I cannot imagine anyone being able to give you an authoritative answer because the law never anticipated this type of thing happening. The law is clear that you must pay child support until the child reaches 18 or GRADUATES from H.S., whichever is last to occur. It doesn't cover what should... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support, Divorce and Family Law for Georgia on
Q: Final Judgement and Decree differs from Child Support Addendum?

So I’ve been divorced for awhile now but I’m confused what to go off of. The child support addendum originally stated that I paid 50% up to $300 per child for homeschool, and I don’t have to repeat payment if my ex decided to hold them back a year. I didn’t know, but my ex marked all this... Read more »

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Sep 7, 2021

You should consult with an attorney who can read the documents and give you advice on what your obligation is. We can't give advice based on a description of documents. We have to see them.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Wisconsin on
Q: Will I receive payments if my kids father currently owes cs for other children with other women
Jane E. Probst
Jane E. Probst answered on Sep 6, 2021

The father of your children is a serial payor. In Wisconsin, the older children in line have the first right to child support. The child support obligation for them is deducted from the father's gross monthly income as an adjusted gross for the amount of child support available for your... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Tennessee on
Q: Hello, I have 2 young children and we've been living separately from their father.

(I left due to him being emotionally abusive.) We were never married, and I have been taking care of them full time. I've been staying with my mother a couple hours away from him (He stills lives with his parents). He has typically helped me take care of their needs financially, outside the... Read more »

Denania Galloway
Denania Galloway answered on Sep 6, 2021

If there isn't any type of custody order from the court and potentially he didn't sign the birth certificate, you won't have to do anything and you can just move. However, this is for TN. I do not know the laws in NM and could be completely different than in TN regarding child... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Divorce for New York on
Q: 50% custody - who is paying for child support?

Our child will be living with me in NYC since she’s enrolled in a NYC public school. Our child would spend all weekends with her mom outside of NYC. My spouse wants a 50% custody. My spouse is the lower earning parent. While our child will spend 65% of her time with me and 35% of her time with... Read more »

Howard E. Knispel
Howard E. Knispel answered on Sep 3, 2021

In a 50/50 custody case, the higher earning spouse pays child support based on the Child support standard act as if he/she does not have custody.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Massachusetts on
Q: Can my child support be modified if my income hasn’t changed?

My child support was modified to increase and I never received a court hearing notice nor has my income changed.

Brian Waller
Brian Waller answered on Sep 3, 2021

You should first contact the Department of Revenue Child Support Enforcement Division and have them review your account. Sometimes if there is an arrears balance the amount changes. If you have no arrears, it is possible that the timing of the payments got off track somewhere and they needed to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Civil Rights and Probate for Massachusetts on
Q: What do I do if I’m paying child support and being denied visitation rights to my daughter
Lillian J. LaRosa
Lillian J. LaRosa answered on Sep 3, 2021

If you have a visitation order or a Judgment that states the terms of visitation and are being denied visitation , then there appear to be grounds for a Contempt action unless there is something happening which is inimical to the child's best interests in which case the custodial parent... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: I ask if they can raise my back pay on child support if the child is over 18 u said yes so how can I stop them or not

Have to pay to much

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 3, 2021

Until or unless they make a motion to I crease it, don’t do anything. Your question was could they increase it. That doesn’t mean they will increase it.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Georgia on
Q: I need help with figuring out child support stuff after a move

Myself and my child’s mom moved out of the state where child support was started she hasn’t reported her move to the state what do I need to do to cover my end of things it’s a whole mess to the reason we are in this issue I do not mind paying child support but to be honest I would like more... Read more »

Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV answered on Sep 2, 2021

You should work with an attorney who can help you with the child support and getting you more time with your child. In the mean time, save all documentation that you are paying child support, just in case there are any issues that arise. Keep records.

2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law, Child Custody, Child Support and Domestic Violence on
Q: hello, I am a high school graduate looking forward to being a lawyer in the future. I need help from professional lawyer

hello, I am a high school graduate looking forward to being a lawyer in the future. I need help from professional lawyers to guide me through the list of subjects I need to study as an undergraduate, and what I need to go through in order to get into a law school. I need every detail, maybe share... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Sep 2, 2021

There isn't really a list of undergrad courses needed to study in preparation for law school. People enter law school with many different types of undergraduate backgrounds. They cover law subjects when they get to law school. Whatever major you choose, try to maintain good grades. Consider a... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Indiana on
Q: I was served with court papers from my ex boyfriend for paternity/custody. I’m not pregnant what do I do?
Troy Tyson
Troy Tyson answered on Sep 2, 2021

You may consider filing a counterclaim or challenging his paternity in court. However, your question does not provide many specifics so it is difficult to say. You might seriously consider sitting down with an experienced family law attorney to discuss your case in more detail.

2 Answers | Asked in Child Support for Georgia on
Q: I’ve been paying $600 a month for child support for 2 kids. My daughter moved in with me so do I pay my ex any money?

$600 for 2 kids then when my daughter meets the requirements there is no support for her. Then I pay $428 for just my son. Since she moved in with me and it’s supposed to be $600 for 2 kids do I pay my ex any money or since I have a kid living with me and my ex has a kid living with her does it... Read more »

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Aug 30, 2021

You still owe the full amount unless and until you get a court order of modification. Consult with an attorney about filing a modification.

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Georgia on
Q: Can I request a bank statement to show the judge how my ex-husband was able to pay his bills?

My ex-husband filed child support modification due to a job loss, after COVID his company closed, my ex has an engineering degree, 12 y exp, judge ordered him to look for a job we had a court in June before the final hearing. My ex still can't find a job, he’s been out of work for almost a... Read more »

Regina Irene Edwards
Regina Irene Edwards answered on Aug 30, 2021

It's possible to subpeona bank records so you can track spending and income. There isn't an easy way to explain the process. You have to issues the subpoenas, give notice to the other side and also know how to get them into evidence.

You should probably hire an attorney to assist you.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Support for Florida on
Q: Hello, I am a mom in the process of separation from my husband. Is it a good idea to sell my house?

We purchased the house before we got married. I don't have money or a place to go but he suggested that we sell the house... what should I do?

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Aug 29, 2021

You should not before you understand the ownership of the house. You should talk to an attorney.

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Child Custody and Child Support for Florida on
Q: Wife walked out on me and daughters

We - myself, my wife of 22 years, eldest daughter 21 and twin girls 16 - immigrated to St Augustine FL from South Africa in March 2020 via sponsorship by my brother. We all have permanent residence green card. A couple of months ago my wife got a new job and on the day the twins came home from... Read more »

Camila Martin
Camila Martin answered on Aug 27, 2021

You should file a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage and request that the Court sets a timesharing with your daughters and their mother and establishes child support.

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