John Hyland Barrett III's answer The child support order needs to be complied with without off-set for some other obligation. Failure to pay child support can be punished as contempt of court. you should get a lawyer to help you enforce the order.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer You should receive an adjustment in the calculation to account for your additional child. Basically, when running the calculation, your income is reduced by the amount of child support that would have been paid for the new child. This probably would not make much difference. You should consult with an attorney to run the calculation and advise you how to proceed.
Brynne Gant's answer When filling out a sworn financial statement, he should claim income from any source, including from his mother. That said, it can be difficult to enforce this if she is paying him in cash. You may need to get approval from the court to request her bank statements/financial documents as well as his if this is a major concern. In addition, there is little stopping them from stating/deciding that her assistance to him is actually a debt, which could complicate things.
Courtney Edwards' answer There is a general response form that the Courts have available online, see JDF 1315 (google "colorado jdf domestic forms"). You'll need to fill it out, file it with the court, and give a copy to your ex. Also see JDF 11031I- that is the instruction sheet on how to file a response.
I would suggest at a minimum consulting with an attorney who can walk you through the process if you are unsure of what to do or expect.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer You should be able to pursue the other matters without waiting on resolution of the judgment issue. It would be up to the judge to decide how s/he wants to proceed. The court may want to deal with all matters at one time. It sounds like you should hire a lawyer to deal with this.
Courtney Edwards' answer Short answer to your question: yes, that is true. Your ex's failure to support and maintain a relationship with his daughter can serve as the grounds to terminate his parental rights and clear the way for your husband to adopt your daughter. If your ex consents to the termination and adoption, it will make the process easier. If he does not consent, you may run into issues with serving him with the necessary documents as he is in Canada. I strongly suggest you meet with an attorney to fully...
John Hyland Barrett III's answer You may be able to do it IF the order states the amount of health insurance reimbursement. Otherwise, you can file a motion for entry of judgment. He can respond and the court may set a hearing. you should retain an attorney for this.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer The court will probably follow the child support guidelines, unless there is a very good reason to deviate from them. You should retain an attorney to help you with this.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer JDF 1415 is the form to use to request a change in decision making for the children. It may result in a change in child support if the parenting time is also changed. You should hire a lawyer to review what has been filed and advise you how best to proceed.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer I'm not sure about the mother pursuing cs. However, you do have the ability to contest paternity in a cs matter, unless it has already been determined-like in a divorce.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer Both parents need to comply with the existing court orders, including the parenting time schedule and support provisions. They are subject to change by the court if appropriate. You should hire a lawyer to enforce the orders.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer In order to figure this out, you need to run a calculation with a program that will provide these numbers. Most divorce attorneys will have access to that program and can come up with the answers. It does take some work to do that.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer We need to start by reviewing the court file to see if an order entered. You may have agreed to child support in the papers you signed. Those papers may substitute for service on you. Once we know that we can figure out how to proceed from there. It would help if your ex was agreeable.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer Yes, parents have support obligations for their children until age 19 or graduation from high school, whichever last occurs (but not past 21). An attorney can help you with this.
John Hyland Barrett III's answer It means the child support enforcement office is becoming involved regarding child support. They will want to make sure the correct amount of child support is being ordered and paid.
Ashley Dean Powell's answer Each of us has a significant amount of flexibility in preparing our estate plan (whether by will, trust, or otherwise) however we wish. The most notable exception is that Colorado protects current spouses from being completely left out. It is unlikely that he can prepare a trust in Colorado that will protect his assets from his current/ongoing child support obligation during his life, but that child support obligation probably will not continue after he dies (perhaps a different story if he was...
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