In Kansas, child support calculations are based on several factors, including both parents' incomes, the number of children, and the time each parent spends with the children, among other considerations. The state uses specific guidelines to determine the amount of child support, aiming to...View More
so we had a hearing yesterday and got child support established but he is not paying his part of one of one of the items on shared expenses. Right now, he owes me about $900 dollars. I have spoken with him about it and he refuses to pay for any of it. What can i do to get the money that he owes me?
If your ex-spouse is refusing to pay his share of shared expenses, you may take several steps to address the situation. Start by documenting all communication attempts regarding the unpaid amount, including any messages or conversations where he refused to contribute. If there is a court order or...View More
Child support calculations do not account for subsequent children had, but it might be wise for him nonetheless to seek a modification of his child support order since that sounds like a high child support amount for one child.
I would recommend getting a lawyer. You would have a good case for reimbursement or abatement of your child support obligations since your payments are voluntary. At a minimum, it would be credit toward future child support payments.
She broke her pelvis at 17, it made school hard to finish and she did homebound school. Until I woke up one day and she left. She has been back and forth. I have 2 other kids on the order, and I had read it wouldn't change the amount and we even went through modification and he did not object... View More
You likely won't get in trouble for the time that she was gone if the non-custodial parent was making voluntary payments. I would need to know the ages of the other two children to determine whether father's attempt to terminate support is valid. I would recommend getting an attorney to...View More
I have emails, mail sent to me from modification of me having to pay child support was dropped but they told me i had to pay him directly what i owe and he's sent back almost every payment, stating he can't accept it unless it's coming to me from the state not myself. I have kept all... View More
You should make the payments to the State Disbursement Unit. You then have proof of the payments and do not create Extra, unnecessary issues.
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