Rand Scott Lieber's answer Average your income over as long a period of time that you can but do not include the time that you were not working. If you know that you will go back to 40 hours in January then you need to tell that to the court.
Rand Scott Lieber's answer Generally you cannot restrict timesharing because of monetary issues. If you go back to court on the child support issue you can bring to the court's attention that he has money to go on out of state vacations.
Rand Scott Lieber's answer The mother would have had to file a paternity case against you to establish that you are the father. If that happened then it is possible that you would have a child support obligation.
Rand Scott Lieber's answer You can tell the court tomorrow what you believe his earning potential is. It is possible that the court will set a status conference in the future. If not then you will need to request another hearing when you know about his new earnings.
Rand Scott Lieber's answer In Florida child support is calculated by using the net incomes of the mother and father. The mathematical formula is part of the law. If you agree to reduce the child support, in order to protect yourself, you will want a court order. The modification will require a child support guidelines worksheet which should reflect something close to the $150. If you want the agreement to be binding I recommend that you have a lawyer help you with the filing.
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer Are you asking about requesting (scheduling with the opposing party) the deposition or are you asking about a telephonic deposition?
If it's the former, no; the notice of deposition has to be in writing.
If it's a telephonic deposition, sure; the deponent would be at the location of the court reporter, who would also, as a notary, administer the oath. Other parties could appear by telephone, assuming that the appropriate technology is available. What possible objection would...
Rand Scott Lieber's answer In general the law in Florida is that child support is recalculated as each child emancipates. If the two of you do not agree as to what the language means then your remedy is to return to court for the judge to decide. Same with the life insurance. If he does not agree to pay for his own as ordered then you must return to court.
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer Is there a court order pursuant to which you have been paying this child support? If so, the order should provide when you can stop making payments (normally when the child turns 18 or often when he also finishes school]. I don't know what you mean by "... back pay 15,000 [dollars, I assume] …".
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