presently lives in the State of Pennsylvania. The defendant is in arrears for the entire disposition (hasn't made any payments). The defendant is due to receive a large sum of money soon. Where and how do I obtain the arrears owed to me.
Our son is secondary beneficiary. I heard I will get denied bc in Florida the divorce immediately deleted you as beneficiary. He wanted to keep this policy to ensure security for the kids if he passed.
I am unaware of any statutory provision cancelling your right to be the beneficiary of his life insurance on account of your divorce. Go ahead and apply for the life insurance proceeds. If the insurance company is aware of such a provision, your son will of course get paid instead. If he is a...Read more »
See if your county has an agency that helps with child support enforcement. Sometimes it is the State Attorney's office. Sometimes it is the Attorney General's office. If they are paying through the state disbursement unit then you have a specific record of what is paid and what is owed....Read more »
(Is this possible)Can I legally get a document notarized saying “I will not pay child support.” And if she signs she agrees, will it protect me from child support. If she signs but still pushes for child support etc will she face legal actions?
We are both military she is Air Force. I am army national guard on a deployment. She is not going to allow me in the kids life and is going to send me court docs requesting protection. No domestic violence has occurred.
In Florida, if you want to assert your rights you would need to file a petition for paternity. In Florida if you take no action the mother will have full legal custody and control of the child. Speak with a local family lawyer for more specific advice.
In general, jurisdiction of the court lies where either parent or the child lives. If you are in agreement then you can enter into a parenting plan without court intervention or involvement. I am assuming that the parents are not married so legally this would be a paternity matter. The issue that...Read more »
If the parent who has the child in their custody realizes that they can no longer financially support her can I sign power of attorney over to the man who has been in her life the last 10 years and she knows as step dad or will she have to go to her biological father even though she does not want... Read more »
if i were to file for disestablishment of paternity or closing of a child support case and can prove that the bio dad has had nothing to do with her the last about to be 10 years would they terminate his parental right?
was ordered to pay child support but just recently givibg information that the grandmother taking support out on me is in fact not there legal grandmother she originally gave there father up for odoption when he was 7 so no loger legally my childrens fathers mother can i do anything legally and... Read more »
I don't know what you mean by "taking child support out", but if you are the parent of the child or children, you have to pay child support which, will go to someone. If this woman takes care of the children, she is entitled to the child support, even if she isn't their "legal grandmother".
I was served with a summons to court who my oldest daughters dad filed. If I have paperwork that states I have already been named as the sole custodial parent to my daughter can she still be removed from me? If I also have no history of being committed into a mental health facility but the other... Read more »
You need to file an Answer (paper) with the court stating exactly what you have described above. The legal standard is what is in the best interests of the child. You need to spell out in your paper why it is in the child's best interest to stay with you. Generally it is better to focus on why...Read more »
Currently co habitating with the mother of my 3 children age 4 and twins- 2 y/o. Mother has demanded disolution of relationship of 6 years. Mother is unemployed and I've supported the family 100% for 6 years including her 16 y/o son. I wish to be custodial parent with 80+% overnights. No... Read more »
You need to file a Petition for Paternity. The court will establish a timesharing plan (custody) that is in the best interests of the children. Speak with a local family lawyer for more specific advice.
My Friend he is a minor. His dad kicked him out of the house and used to abuse him mentally. His dad has told him he would put a restraining/ no contact order on him and his brother so he couldnt be near either of them . The dad never gave up his custody so he is still under his wing. I thought... Read more »
Husband is gone Monday thru Friday he comes home Friday afternoon around 5 pm and leaves around 3am Monday morning. He wants to stay in the house because he said we can’t afford two separate places. If I leave on the weekends will this hurt me getting custody of the kids every other weekend? Also... Read more »
There is no "legal separation" in Florida. If you are considering an agreement like the one you have described you should at a minimum get it in writing. If the two of you continue to live in the same house without a formal divorce then it is unlikely that child support would be awarded....Read more »
Every child of divorced or unwed parents is entitled to child support. If you are a biological parent in this situation and you are caring for a child you can pursue child support against the other biological parent. Speak with a local family lawyer for more specific advice.
Child turned 18 on October 21, 2021. Child support was terminated on December 2021. Child turns 19 on October 21, 2022 but will not graduate until May/June 2023 (7mos after turning 19). Ex is asking that Child support be reinstated until their adult child graduates and is asking them to extend it... Read more »
This answer assumes that your final judgment for child support is from Florida. You need to read your final judgment or marital settlement agreement carefully to see when child support ends. If the legal papers are silent then child support ends on the eighteenth birthday. You have not presented...Read more »
I RCVD 2 Court Order (PR) & (FL) terminating Child Sup without any justification after 7 years. The child still a minor. I had always informed them that was not my child & had requested since them a paternity test which they never did. How may I find the reason(s) & can payments be... Read more »
Contact the clerks of the respective courts and ask if the orders were entered in response to motions filed. If so, request copies of such motions. For the Florida order, you can view the docket by googling the web site for the clerk of court for that county.
I opened a case for child support shortly after my child was born. I have experienced abuse during and after the pregancy from the father. I have ask him to leave multiple times he has left however continues to threaten me that he is going to get half custody of our child. I did not know he had a... Read more »
He has merely threatened to sue you? Until he does, he doesn't have any rights regarding child custody. And IF he does, a likely prison sentence would obviously prevent him from exercising visitation, at least until he is released. It's not clear what you are worried about.
I live in FL but my child support order is from AL with an arrears amount that was awarded in the most recent order. I have been paying that amount as ordered but it continues to grow because of interest. Last year FL was asked to collect and enforce the child support order but an IWO was already... Read more »
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