Kentucky Child Support Questions & Answers

Q: Does my dad have to pay child support if his daughter lives with him but the mom has actual custody?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 29, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Yes. He needs to go have pay order terminated immediately.

Q: My ex husband has legal custody of my child. The child now lives with me. Can I draw support for them in kentucky?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 27, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Yes, but you should also seek an modification of custody do you too have legal custody.

Q: father of child not on birth certificate He requested dna test When come back his will I start getting child support?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 11, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
If the child is his, the answers to all of your questions I yes.

Q: Hello just seeking advice and have a few questions regarding child custody and father rights.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Dec 11, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
If he is the father, he will have the same rights as you. You two would share jointcustody. Unless he takes you to court however, to establish a visitation schedule, you don’t have to let him have her at all. He will have to pay child support and the court will decide if and when he gets overnights after taking his living arrangements any other concerns you have into consideration.

Q: will my child support get lowered?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Nov 26, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
No to both questions.

Q: My child support payments exceed the money I earn they will not modifiy it neither.help please Shelby county cour

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Nov 14, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
You need to file a motion to reduce in the Family Court there. Your support obligation is based on s percentage of your income, it cannot be more than you earn.

Q: My granddaughter has lived with me since June 2018 due to her mom's eviction. Can I file for guardianship or custody?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Nov 5, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
You need to wait until you have had her for six months and then you will achieve de facto custodian status and stand on the same footing as her mother. You have to have her and provide for her for six months, not five or less, before you can claim this status. Id sit on it for another month and then you can filed for custody.

Q: My child has graduated high school. They turn 18 on the 8th. Do I pay the entire month of support for the birth month?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 23, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
You can pro rate it for the month and only pay the 8 days they are minors.

Q: In Kentucky is it a given that child support will end at age 18 when the child graduates or does it need to be wrote up

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Yes. 18 or when the child graduates not to exceed the age of 19. It is a given.

Q: Can you ask that grandparents be excluded and dismissed if they are manipulating custody orders??

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 13, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
If you can prove grandparents are manipulating the orders, you can probably prevail.

Q: Grandparents alienating situation

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 13, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
You can’t really bar the grandparents from communicating with the son but you can show they are manipulating him to pursue custody for their agenda, not his. Custody visitation and child support are always modifiable so you need to be able to show that equal time is NOT in the best interests of the child.

Q: my child will be turning 18 on 12-30-18 and she is not attending school just on line when can i stop my support?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 10, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Make s motion to terminate support on 12/31/18

Q: I'm on SSI and child support and the judge told me Friday that i still have to pay 60 dollars can any one help me please

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Oct 7, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Sixty dollars per month is as low as it goes statutorily. I’d make plans to pay it.

Q: How can my boyfriend be arrested for a child support warrent, when he had "custody of kids the whole time

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Sep 24, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Someone probably neglected to tell child support that fact when they were taking the warrant for his arrest. He needs a lawyer ASAP.

Q: What should I do in this situation?

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Sep 24, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Call CPS and Health Department and report as neglect.

Q: Have a few questions about a potential custody case. Unmarried father just wanting to know what rights I have.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Kentucky on
Answered on Sep 24, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
1) Let her go and wait to see if she pursues anything against you.

2). File your own petition to establish paternity and custody and seek share parenting.

3). Really depends on whether you want a relationship with the child.

Q: I want my son father to pay child support for the 14 years he's been here

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Sep 19, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Not likely under Kentucky law. Child support will run from the time you file for it but it is too late to recoup any arrearage.

Q: My friend was told by this girl in Kentucky that he was the father of her baby. She did not list him as the father on

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Kentucky on
Answered on Sep 16, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
He can go to the County Attorney in his county and request a DNA test or he can file an action against her and get the Court to order it.

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