Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer You can get child support established even if you do not have a job. Each county in Indiana has free legal services available to parents looking to establish child support obligations. This website can help you. https://www.in.gov/dcs/2483.htm
K. Aaron Heifner's answer It will not automatically stop. You will need to file a petition to emancipate the child as of their 19th birthday. This shall be completed prior to the child's 19th birthday. A new child support worksheet will need to be completed to obtain the new support amount for the 17 year old. Therefore, I would file a petition to emancipate the 19yr old and modify the current child support for the remaining one minor child.
Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer No. Child support does not get stopped due to a disagreement about parenting. If you disagree with your daughter staying over at her boyfriend's house that is an issue for you to bring up with the custodial parent. If nothing is done, it may be an issue you need to visit in court.
Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer You don't have the ability to choose who you live with. The judge overseeing your custody will make a decision based on the best interests of the child. You don't get to decide who you live with until you are emancipated.
That said, the wishes of the child are a factor in deciding who will have custody. Those wishes are given heavier weight in consideration at age 14.
William J Webster's answer First, I am sorry to hear about the domestic abuse. Unless the Court terminates parental rights which is usually done in adoption cases or cases where the children are removed from the parents by the State. Therefore, unless there is an adoption, your husband will always have parental rights.
If you haven't done so already, I recommend filing for a Protective Order and including the child, so if he suddenly appears and wants to see the child you will have a protective order in...
Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer Child support calculations require all income to be reported, no exceptions. Failure to disclose can have negative consequences for you in the future. Do not lie or conceal information on these forms.
Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer The best way to find out is to contact whomever is handling child support cases locally, or, if they do not have the answer, contact whomever is handling the payments.
Timothy Denison's answer If your divorce agreement or decree does not state otherwise or require you to seek approval of the court before moving , and you have sole custody of the children, you should be able to move without incident. You will likely have to either agree or go back to court to revise thrvisitation schedule with your former spouse.
Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer You could ask but you would be denied. Child support is not for the parent, it is for the child. The courts will never agree to terminate child support to a child. That is not in the best interests of the child. The only time child support will terminate is when the child is emancipated or the child is adopted.
Clarissa Finnell's answer Child support can be ordered from birth until a child turns 19 years of age or is otherwise emancipated. There are circumstances under which an 18 year old may be emancipated for child support purposes if not in school or enrolled to be in school. If you believe your child may qualify for emancipation, contact a family law attorney to review the specific facts of your case.
Clarissa Finnell's answer Child support is modifiable if there has been a substantial change in circumstances since last order of the court or child support has not been modified during the preceding 12 months and new recommended support differs by at least 20% from current order.
Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer What's the question? You are correct. Child support is paid to the custodial parent and not the children for use on behalf of the children. It would be crazy if it were paid directly to the children for them to determine how to use it. It doesn't matter if your daughter believes her father should not have to pay child support, nor does it matter that your son thinks that he is entitled to a portion of the money you were receiving for his support. That's not how it works.
John Mario Acosta Jr.'s answer Based on your question and without reading the visitation/parenting time order, usually in my experience most parents are supposed to have paid 95% of their child support in order to claim the child on taxes, then according to the guideline it should be consistent parenting time for 6 to 9 months prior to the non-custodial parent receives overnights, of course this all depends on the age of the child as to how many overnights you receive.
Alexander Florian Steciuch's answer Assuming your attempts to collect back child support are within Indiana law, yes. Please be aware that there are statute of limitations for collecting back child support after a certain age, emancipation or adoption.
John Mario Acosta Jr.'s answer If it is court ordered then yes, but you must look at the language of the agreement, because most agreements state unless otherwise unable to. Since you have picked up the insurance on the children you must provide your ex with a copy of those documents. IF you fail to do so it could result in your ex filing documents with the court ordering you to, but you must think of your children, if they don't have the cards it makes it more difficult to get treatment or services.
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