The other children do not have a court order support order. Are they taking into account with the new child support income support model? The HFS calculator shows it does but when I’m filling out the financial affidavit it does not ask if there are other children without a court order child... Read more »
My biological father is apparently paying child support for another child he is responsible for. I was just wondering if there was any way to make him take the responsibility he should have taken a long time ago by paying child support for me. He knew I existed, he’s listed as the father on my... Read more »
Illinois. Divorced 15 years ago and paid 3 years of alimony so that the ex could go back to college. She had only completed college through her junior year. She took the money but didn't go back to college. The last of our 3 children will be turning 18 next year and ex has been living off child... Read more »
paying support and got very behind. He would send random money orders with random amounts and hand write “daycare” on some of them. Since he was behind on support I disregarded his handwritten note and used it as child support.
Child support services finally recently got ahold of him... Read more »
Your day care provider has no standing to take him to court. Only you can do this. What he scribbled on the checks is meaningless. The likelihood is that the judge will rule in your favor. Judges don't like wiseguys.
This is about my divorced parents and 14 year old brother. My mom has my father pay $1000 a month for child support (it has not gone through the court ) she has scared him into thinking the court will make him pay up to $2000 or more (My Father installs Carpet for a living) and that he will no... Read more »
Divorced, moved back after one year. Requested child support stopped. Caregiver, with part-time work. Children are almost 18 and 16. I have been there all along helping care for them. Recently I moved right next door and the kids are always either at my rental or their fathers next door. I work... Read more »
Yes, your former husband can get a withholding order for child support and serve it on your employer. You should appear in court on each and every court if you do not have an attorney. You should inform the court of your situation with your children as it can effect the child support amount. You...Read more »
Can she file and get back child support? I have a 16 year old and I also support their mom is becoming difficult and wants to take me to child support and we've had an agreement with what I paid for over ten years now
The mother tried to move my son out of state. My son decided to live with me and has been since July 17'. I took her to court and won custody. She has not responded since my win in Sept 18'. I have paid about 20k in support while my son lives with me. Now he turns 18 in a month and graduates in... Read more »
Dcfs took my youngest 2 from the mom. I've had them for 6 months. I have been on SSI since 2012 but haven't been able to work since 2008 cause of my disability. I am in major arrears an they have filed civil contempt of court. What is my best next move considering I can't afford an attorney. I... Read more »
Your question is confusing. You indicate you are receiving SSI (Supplemental Security Income) benefits. If SSI is your only source of income, you shouldn't have child support assessed against you since that income is exempt under federal law. On the other hand, you indicate you are disabled which...Read more »
I have had custody of my older two children for 8 years, in that time I have never received child support. I am being taken to court for my youngest child whom I do not have custody of, how can I Ensure that I have enough money to support the two I have at home and it be fair to the other parent of... Read more »
My sons father had my son live with him for 2 months and it went sour. His girlfriend watched our son and never packed him a lunch or took him to school some days and the school contacted me. I then got my son back. Now my husband, daughter and youngest son are moving to Texas from IL to better... Read more »
You need permission from the court to move your child out-of-state. There are a number of legal hoops to jump through and numerous things the judge needs to consider. Contact an attorney to get this done -- it is not something most people will succeed in doing on their own.
She has never paid in full period in 15 yeaes. She's always been behind. I'm moving out of state and can't afford to keep coming back to press the courts to make her pay. Our children are 20 and 21. She quit paying the last time before our son was 18. She even admitted to this judge she's not paid... Read more »
Your attorney should file a Petition for Adjudication of Civil Contempt. This should result in an order to your ex to prove why she shouldn't be held in contempt of court for not paying support when it was due. A possible consequence of her being found in contempt is that she will receive a jail...Read more »
I got divorced in North Carolina but have since moved to Illinois. My ex now lives in Texas. If I want to get an amendment to my separation agreement/divorce decree, which state should I get a lawyer in?
I took a state issued paternity test, I am the father. Now my ex is withholding my visitation. Claiming I'm not on the birth certificate so I have no right to see my kid. However I still pay child support so how could that be?
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