She's a newb mother she barely know about been a mon and she's scared because she has noone to help her in there or to show her few tricks for the baby not to cry. She's scared because sometimes the baby cry's and she does everything that was teached to her but he doesn't... Read more »
Both of my kids are in Puerto rico. My daughter is now a mom and will be 21 this yr living with her boyfriend. My oldest is 22 and working. Kids mom is married and lied to the agency saying they are seperated.. But none of that was reported to asume.. While my check is being garnished my son did... Read more »
My son will 22 and daughter a 21year old mom.. They are both in puerto rico and i dont know where...my son is working and daughter is now a mom and moved in with babys dad. My check is being garnished. But i see that the balance has not realy decreased.. Even after my son living with me for a year... Read more »
You have failed to indicate whether the child support order was entered by a Florida court, or by a court in some other place. Is the amount being garnished for past-due child support or is it currently owing; because normally (assuming it's a Florida order) child support ends when the child...Read more »
There is currently child support order in progress in Florida, yet I received a letter from Indiana child support about a child support order. I never got an order from Indiana. I live in Florida. I never received paperwork about an order. How can this be? I have sole custody of the children and he... Read more »
This is why parties are required to file a Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) affidavit. You need to notify the Florida court of the Indiana action and he was obligated to notify Indiana of the Florida action.
She took her out of public online school and put her in a private online school and college program as well as bought her a computer without discussing with him to make a coparenting decision. Is he legally obligated to pay?
You need to read the parenting plan (or any other court order) that addresses expenses for the child that fall outside of child support. Common examples are uncovered medical expenses and extracurricular activities. Unless the order says that he has to pay, he is not responsible. Furthermore,...Read more »
If you are seeking to modify a current child support order and are filing a petition for modification, a financial affidavit will need to filed in the case. Mandatory disclosures will also be required. Whether the financial affidavit needs to be filed at the same as the petition for modification,...Read more »
My ex and I have already had an out-of-court agreement on child support. We get along and he pays regularly so is it mandatory that we file for child support (child support guidelines form) when getting divorced? Can't we just keep our agreement without involving the court and inturn not... Read more »
When there is a minor child involved each party must file a financial affidavit and the court will require a child support guidelines worksheet. You do not mention if your agreement is higher or lower than the guidelines. If the agreed amount is higher then there is no problem. If the agreed amount...Read more »
I recently got a letter from the clerks office stating I was delinquent on payments. The reason they think I am delinquent is because I made direct payments to the other party that weren’t recorded with the clerk. I have copies of all the checks. I scheduled a hearing to sort it out. The lawyer I... Read more »
You need to notify your attorney in writing that you do not want his services. You cannot stop the attorney from appearing at the hearing but you can put them on notice that you are not paying for them to appear at the hearing. If you have a retainer agreement with the attorney you should read it...Read more »
I transferred from Puerto Rico to Florida a couple of years ago with my daughter. My ex is not paying child support and has an open case in court in PR but when he gets a citation, he files for bankruptcy to prevent the local court from collecting from him. He doesn’t pay and the bankruptcy case... Read more »
You were told correctly: if he is not in Florida, you can't pursue child support in Florida because the Florida courts don't have jurisdiction over him (and presumably he has no assets in Florida anyway).
All my child support payments by court order are up to date, but she consistently asks for additional money when I in no position to provide any extra money due to my own financial hardship. She threatens me that she will go to court to ask for back pay of aftercare for our children, but never once... Read more »
Generally the main issue at a child support hearing is proof of your income. You may also want to have a list of any direct payments that you received, if any. If you receive the child support then DOR may still represent you. Contact them directly for guidance.
The father was ordered to carry insurance & pay a set amount biweekly. Since the order was put into place he lost his job due to drug use & eventually completed rehab, now has a new job making a significant amount more than when the original amount was ordered. My husband & I have also... Read more »
Child support is based on each parent's income or ability to earn income if they are not working. If you are able to work as a nurse but choose to stay home the court can impute income to you as if you were working. The imputed income will be used to calculate the child support.
My ex wife,kids and I move more than 5 years ago to Florida, she register the case in Florida and is being enforced by DOR, PR child support is till age 21, Florida 18, she is now requesting a modification of child support and my oldest is almost 19. Do I have to continue paying till the kids are... Read more »
Florida only enforces the original order from PR. If that order says child support until 21 then that is the law of the case. You have to return to court (in FL) to litigate the modification. You should look for a local family lawyer that offers a free consultation to explain or investigate the...Read more »
The current child support order remains in effect. Filing a motion does not stop the current obligation. The motion can seek to modify the child support but payments must continue until a subsequent court order makes a change.
Child support is based on each parent's income and the number of overnights spent with each parent. There is no child support obligation before a child is born. In order to establish child support one of the parents must apply to the court. Since you are not married it would be a paternity action.
He needs to answer the papers. He can work directly with the Department of Revenue or he can hire a lawyer to help him. You do not mention if he spends time with the child. The Department is only going to focus on the financial aspects. If he wants to pursue timesharing he should definitely seek...Read more »
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