The key to adjusting and modifying any child dependency matter is to convince the child protective apparatus to go along with an idea to keep the child under the government's supervision while the biological father raises the child the best he can. Without further information, we cannot opine:...Read more »
To do so can be rather complex and he really needs to consult privately with an attorney familiar with dependency cases. The rhetorical question that occurs to me is why he didn't take action when the dependency case was first filed.
Playing with government is playing with fire. Once the woman gets a protection from abuse order, the targeted man can be arrested at any time whether he behaves well or not with the woman. Either the woman can dial 911, or someone else who knows of the PFA can dial 911. The charge is contempt of...Read more »
I have a multi family child support case. I was ordered to pay 20% of my income for my youngest child. I asked for consideration of my other kids hearing master said I had to show proof of child support payments. How am I supposed to show proof if they are in my custody? I asked to show me proof... Read more »
In this question, the asker is arguing with himself, and as such cannot get a cogent response from us.
In general terms, multiple orders of child support are not enough to offset one another. Typically, an order of support must be actually paid to count as a deduction against another order...Read more »
This is one of those questions that require too much decoding to properly answer. We do not know any of the procedural history of either the paternal grandparents or the maternal grandparents to opine on what one's lawyer should have known or not.
There is not enough factual information here. What was the misconduct alleged to have brought about the PFA and what if any proceedings are currently taking place? Assuming the worst allegations, no PFA will be denied and the parent with the child can make an attempt to abscond with the child. Most...Read more »
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This question leaves some unanswered question one of which is who is the obligee. Is the obligee the custodial parent or is it the government who obtained an assignment of the obligation. The impression from this narrative is...Read more »
Short of a very long story I was wrongfully accused by a pediatrician. This pediatrician accused me of abusing my son, but later on it turned out to be from a medical condition. But unfortunately the prosecutor decided to charge me anyway and now it's to be fought out in court with the... Read more »
This is another one of those questions that requires candor that is unpleasant to government and government's supporters to answer fully and accurately. Federal money goes to the states for child protection and certain criminal prosecutions meaning the tail wags the dog, and the outcome can be...Read more »
I live in the state of Pa. I've been married to my husband for 6 years. My son's (7yo), bio father has recently stopped paying child support that we cordially agreed on after only paying for a year. I want to go through court and get it court ordered. But does my husband's income... Read more »
Pennsylvania law has long provided that a child support award is determined based upon the income of individuals who owe a duty of support to the child (the parents of the child). However, the Pennsylvania Superior Court deviated from that analysis, and considered the income of a parent’s new...Read more »
Child services has temporary custody but in their records it states no vaccinations and they went without my knowledge and vaccinated my children. Caseworker was supposed to call me and tell me what happened she never called or will return my calls I found out from my son
Pennsylvania has a unique approach to its citizens characterized by imposed government edicts per family. Pennsylvania says the law is fair for all and that every citizen is treated equally when in reality, that is very far from the truth.
First and foremost, Pennsylvania subscribed to the...Read more »
There is not enough information here to properly answer this question, so an assumption of facts is necessary. The impression here is that the couple were never married, and one partner went to a lawyer to maneuver a return of various personal items from the asker's parent, the other party to...Read more »
The child support formula being paid is mathematically impossible to pay. Living on a fixed income, “life” happens (unexpected vet/medical bills, etc.) and ex is very litigious, which requires retaining and paying lawyers constantly.
On a fixed income, it is impossible to pay off new... Read more »
First you need to understand that the PA Support Guidelines do not take into account the multiple issues you raise. Your housing costs, credit card bills, unexpected expenses, etc. are generally not relevant. You may be able to convince a hearing officer/judge to deviate from the Guidelines but...Read more »
If there is an agreement, and both parents decide to make changes to it, and follow this for a year, can one parent deide suddenly to go back to the original order because a petition was filed for a modification?
The short answer is no. The house must pass through the estate administration. The executor must first ensure that your grandfather's debts, if any are addressed, that the administrative expenses of the estate are paid, and the required inheritance tax and any other tax obligations that may...Read more »
I am pregnant with my first child and ended things with the father. I asked if we could come to an agreement between the two of us vs going to courts and he is now threatening to go for custody. He cannot take care of himself, he does not support himself. He lives at home with his parents and blows... Read more »
No, you cannot file for custody until after the baby is born. You're lucky that his mother is supportive of you. She can be your greatest ally if you make sure that she sees her new grandbaby. I suggest that you consult with a local family law attorney for guidance.
Home, that I cared for for years but had to go to a nursing home and she had a reverse mortgage on the home and is now in foreclosure and so I will need to find a place to live or buy the property at forclosure? Is that my only option?
There are specific rules regarding the purchase/repayment of the reverse mortgage by a family member. If the reason for the foreclosure is that your Grandmother is in a Nursing Home the contract should have provisions that cover this situation. It could be dependent on her status and whether it...Read more »
Father-In-Law passed away in December, there is only his wife (my mother-in law) and my wife (his daughter) surviving him. My Wife is the executor. There's no mention to where it goes in will. Only thing the will says is that the house is left to his wife (my mother in law) and that his... Read more »
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