Delaware Child Support Questions & Answers

Q: My ex died with no spouse, will, estate or rep and owed child support. Can our kid get his annuity before his mom?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Estate Planning for Delaware on
Answered on Jan 17, 2018
Kenneth V Zichi's answer
If he owes back child support, and the annuity will pass through probate you can make a claim against the estate for the child support.

The process is complicated, and if your children are all minors their interest in the estate needs to be addressed, and FURTHER if there was a beneficiary names and the annuity won't pass through probate there are additional issues.

Seek local legal help -- your divorce attorney probably knows how to best address the system in your area -- and...

Q: I have two kids and my ex-boyfriend will start paying. He has never paid before.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Delaware on
Answered on Jul 25, 2014
Charles Snyderman's answer
Please ask your question.

Q: When we went to court the mother wasn't working.Now she is married and has a good paying job, can I get payment reduced?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Delaware on
Answered on Jul 25, 2014
Charles Snyderman's answer
The answer is probably "yes," but I suggest you schedule an appointment with a family law attorney to discuss.

Q: If someone is earning only 25, 000 a year and is 1,300 a month in child support. Can their payments reduced ?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Delaware on
Answered on May 12, 2014
Charles Snyderman's answer
Based on the way you asked the question, it appears that the parent paying child support lives in Delaware, and the child lives in Virginia. In Delaware, the court applies a formula for determining whether to modify child support. If it was a Virginia court that ordered child support and the amount, then it would be that court which will decide whether it can be reduced. In Virginia, child support can be modified based on a change in circumstances. I recommend that you contact a Virgina...

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