My divorce papers state that I pay $500 per month for two kids. When my son graduated I was informed that I must still pay $500 because it didn't state $250 per child. Since I owe back child support, I pay $600 per month. The monthly support should have been reduced to $250 for the one... Read more »
Your child support doesn't necessarily go down because one child graduated. If you make more money than you did when the support was calculated, it's possible the support could even go up. $600 is not a lot to pay, so you might be better off just continuing as is. Or, you can file a...Read more »
I pay 2750 a month in combined child support and alimony on the 1st and 15th of each month, and I set up a payment through my bank into my ex’s bank typically a week before it’s due. The money always comes out of my account before the 1st or the 15th, but sometimes my ex gets it late due to the... Read more »
With respect to child support and I suspect spousal maintenance as well the answer is “no”. While it is “due” on the 1st, it is not uncharacteristic for it to be paid on a person’s pay period end date, usually twice a month. For that reason, it is typical that a month’s support is not...Read more »
I was sending 600 a month for my kids to her and taking care of anything else the kids need school, sports, child care, cloths, trips,doctor co pays and bills. I have them on my insurance. Just unsure if I need to keep sending her money up until court or stop until we go to court and there is a... Read more »
I've been in and out of the hospital for the past four years and have been homeless for three years of that. My ex-husband, with whom I share joint custody, yesterday refused to allow me to see, talk to, and spend time with my son. He claims that legally he had the right to refuse me... Read more »
I agree with my colleague. The child support should not stand in the way of being able to visit with the child. However, since four years has passed since you have seen the kids it would be a good idea to work with someone to help insure that things go well getting back into the visits.
From Georgia. She received this Money for her Dad's house from her Grandparents recently, but she was not 18 when he died, there wasn't a Will and they were on the loan financing the construction of the house and own the property it sits on. She was also never put on any legal... Read more »
We had an administrative hearing and my ex lied about a check I deposited into his account for child support. The account later became a joint account but he removed $4000 to his personal savings account that I had no access to. He claimed we both used the $5500 but I found proof after the hearing.... Read more »
Adoption issues are something that you usually can’t do on your own. It would be wise to at least consult with an attorney who can review the facts of the case in detail and present you with the options, as well as provide you with direction for the proper course of action to take.
I’m not aware of a law that prohibits a divorced parent to move out of state. However most parenting plans contain a provision that requires parents to notify each other in advance when they are moving.
No. The new spouse's income is not factored into a child support order. However, just because he refuses to be employed does not mean that the court can not impute him at an income commensurate with what he has the ability to make.
If you have custody of the children you should receive child support. It is likely that you will get some alimony for a period of time if you don't earn an income. Call us to help you get things in order.
I received the final papers for my divorce in the mail, but I did not receive any orders for child support. But the initial papers that I saw had child support papers attached, but the final order does not.
In the court documents, the first paragraph (a) states "beyond 18 for highschool", and the second paragraph (b) says "stops at age 18". The exwife chose the second paragraph. My husband is concerned he will still have to pay throughout highschool. My understanding is that when... Read more »
Possibly. If the other 2 children are under a support order that you are paying, of if they live with you, the court can apply a deviation to the child support worksheet. The number may or may not go down depending on your respective incomes.
My sister divorced her husband for the first time in 1998. He was ordered to pay child support and never did. They remarried each other July 2020. However, they recently divorced again. (October 2020) Is he still responsible for the child support from the first divorce?
Technically, yes he is. However, we would need to find out why it wasn't handled in the most recent divorce. Have your sister call us to schedule a consultation so we can review the specifics of her case and formulate a plan to move forward.
what should i expect after her not responding? we ultimately share custody since we are married and got married in the state of texas when i was in the army, so the only thing that's a problem is that she is in GA and she doesn't let me see our child she keeps me from her she'll say... Read more »
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