If you are not married, you can't seek a divorce (or dissolution). Thus the laws for disposition of marital property do not apply. Instead, you would have to sue him for "partition" of the property. The property would be sold and each of you would get part of the proceeds....Read more »
My family has always been very abusive, and as of recently it has gotten worse. They aren't this way to another sibling of mine so I don't want to risk that sibling going into foster care if I call child services. I'm 17 and I have a boyfriend above the age of majority who wishes to... Read more »
father is a rapist and physical/mental abuser, mother physically/emotionally abuser. Police have been called on numerous occasions and have done nothing. Mother has "kicked out" my friend and called police stating that they ran away. Threaten to kill if police or cps is called. Cps has... Read more »
This is a difficult question if DCF is not taking any action. It is unclear who called DCF. Your friend can call the abuse hotline herself. She can also continue to call. Your friend can contact the authorities herself as well. Further, your friend may want to reach out to another trusted...Read more »
hey if your not married to your babies father and you want to put him on child support and he wants to change it and i the mother dose not want to is the judge still going to change in order to put the father on child support.?
The court will consider all matters properly brought before it via a Petition and should make a determination. If you file a petition for paternity and to establish child support, the father may also file a petition for paternity and to establish parental responsibility and a parenting plan with...Read more »
My child father and I can’t come to an agreement on how much he should pay monthly for child support arrears. He owes about 30000 in arrears and base on our income going forward he would be paying very little for support going forward. He lost his job and our income is somewhat the same. I will... Read more »
You need to review the child support order and return to the court that issued the order to confirm that nothing further is owed. You can then ask for termination of the child support order, if necessary.
I have 2 children to two women. I am currently just paying arrears in child support because the children are over the age of 18. Does the payments stop over a certain amount of time or will I be paying them until they are fully paid off? This is for the state of West Virginia. I live in Florida.
We live in FL (3 yr) The mother lived in IL. She got a divorce and moved to Dubuque, Iowa. She also was ordered to change her name in her divorce, to her maiden name, her name was H** before her second marriage, but her original maiden name was C**, we aren't sure which name she will legally... Read more »
No, the Florida courts will probably not obtain jurisdiction to modify the Illinois child support judgment. For the Illinois review hearing, you should ask your question in Justia > Ask a Lawyer > Illinois > Family Law.
My ex was served and never responded to my petition to modify child support. A Clerks Default was issued against him on May 3 (he was supposed to respond by April 1) and a hearing on the default has been set for early July.
I have already filed and served my financial affidavit, and... Read more »
The Default simply is him not disputing what you alleged in your petition. You need to, if possible, provide evidence for what the change in child support should be. So yes, you should definitely file your evidence for the hearing. Normally financial documents are not filed on the docket, but with...Read more »
Clerk of Court has zero payments! If everything is electronic, why is there a discrepancy? Why doesn't the Clerk of the Court have any information? How do I get the Clerk to have the updated payments OR will the Court be able to see payments whenever we go back? Thank you for your help!
My ex husband and I agreed that our son would attend a different high school to the one stated in the parenting plan. My ex is now rescinded this and is insisting that he attend the high school stated in parenting plan and is threatening to unenrol him tomorrow. Does the joint decision we made... Read more »
The Parenting Plan controls unless it was modified in writing and adopted by the Court. Therefore, unfortunately the joint decision that was verbal is not binding. However, the joint decision is relevant related to any modifications on the Parenting Plan and school.
Typically children emancipate when they turn 18 unless they are still in high school participating in good faith, in which case they emancipate upon graduation or age 19 whichever is earlier. Other ways a child can emancipate are marriage or entry into military.
The child support was court ordered through a judge from getting a divorce. Father has no visitation rights, mother has 100% custody of child and father see's child when they want rather than consistently.
What you are asking is not something that is done as same is against public policy. The responsibility to pay child support is not tied to the timesharing. There are ways to terminate parental rights and that is something that can be discussed with an attorney to see if this is possible in your...Read more »
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