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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: Can i b required to pay child support when i have no rights? Can i do anything to either get custody back or visitation?

I lost custody of my two children roughly 3 years ago. There were no allegations against me however there were sexual allegations brought against the man im with. However with medical exams and such the sexual abuse was unfounded. There was criminal abuse charges brought against him for whooping... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Apr 6, 2021

You can be required to pay child support whether you have contact or not. You should file a motion for return of custody in the court that took them.

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Q: Can someone request childsupport if he owes largest back child support amounts in Kentucky? I say lock him up!

My daughters ex has 9 kids from different women. He owes a huge amount and never works. Long story on how he ended up with her kids, but short he lied and it took cps 9 months to get her a case worker. Now he is trying for support.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 23, 2021

Any award he might get would be offset against his arrearage.

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Q: How can they make me pay child support and change my daughters name?

My baby's mother died from a drug overdose and her husband was in prison. But his parents has my daughter and I can't see her or talk to her on the phone. How is it they can change her name and have me pay child support.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 18, 2021

Probably bc you haven’t taken any steps to assert your rights.

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Q: How is this right or legal?

My baby's mother got married but she died of a drug overdose. When this happened her husband was in prison. But his parents has my daughter! I've not been aloud to see her for years they wont even let me talk to her on the phone.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 18, 2021

You need to file a custody action against her parents and establish paternity and custody. Once fine, you can then gain access or possession or custody of your vaught Ed.

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Q: I have agreement with Indians to pay 50.00 a month is it legal to still garnish my taxes and get my stimulus.

My daughter is 24 it's backpay

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 13, 2021

Yes, unless you also reached an agreement not to do so.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for Kentucky on
Q: Lost job in November 2019.With losing the job lost ins. Can they go by my pay then for child support or is it my curren

Got unemployment and we all got medical card. However she by law had to put them on her insurance as well. She had other kids on it that were not mine already. Am I liable for part of her premium? If so how is it calculated? Now I'm self employed grossing 25,000. Will they go by that gross or... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 3, 2021

They should base it on what you’re earning now rather that would years go.

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Q: Can I be refunded the child support I have paid while the child has lived with me?

My daughter has been living with me for the past year. Her father is the primary custodian and I am still paying him child support. Can I make him pay me back the money I have paid since the child hasn't been there for him to support. She is 17

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Mar 1, 2021

Depends on your judge. You should have made a motion to terminate it when she moved in with you but you may still be able to recoup some or all of it.

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Q: My spouse was awarded temporary sole custody of my kids. Do I still have the right to take my son to a doctor?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 25, 2021

If he needs emergency treatment, yes. Otherwise, let her handle it until the final hearing.

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Q: My ex overpaid on child support do I have to pay it back?

State of Kentucky

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 24, 2021

Not unless the court orders you to do so.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: Gave up my parental rights July19 2019.

At that time the Judge said no further child support obligations. Then obvDecember 12020 me ex wife is coming back on me saying I owe her 9000.00 child support this is not true and have proven many times that I don’t . On 3/26/2018 I turned in where I had paid and the Judge said no child... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 7, 2021

You need to hire a lawyer and address both the arrearages and the. Ontinued harassment.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: Question for Lawyer Denton pertaining to question on 2/6/2021. About parental rights

If you have proven all along that you were not behind any when i was accused of it will I still have to pay even after I gave up my rights ?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 7, 2021

Most likely, yes, bc you agreed to it and did not negotiate forgiveness of the arrearage.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Support, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Kentucky on
Q: In Ky when you give up Parental rights

Gave up rights 7/19/2019 and the judge said no other child support obligations from then and now on but the other parties Lawyer is trying to say I should have to pay child support until the order was entered 10/7/2019. What is correct?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 6, 2021

If you didn’t negotiate all arrearages into your agreement to terminate, you like owe through 10/19.

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Q: CR9(4)(a) dealing with showing the court all W2 income to figure child support include a job that was terminated last yr

I had 2 jobs until Nov 2020. Went to 1 job for health reasons. Will providing a w2 now be prejudicial for a job I no longer work?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 5, 2021

Yes. Provide the income for the job you still work.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: I have joint custody and havent seen my son in 1 year and he has moved out of his grandparehouse without my knowledge

I got custody when he was 10 because his mother decided no to tell me. Her exhusbands parents had custody because of neglect and when i found out about him i asked for paternity because its my responsibility and his mom wasn't likley to give him opportunity seeing how she was in jail when... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Feb 3, 2021

File a motion in your divorce or paternity case to address all these issues.

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Q: Can I stop child support on a child that's 17 and has a baby & living on his own? Or make sure he gets the money? KY

He has not lived with his grandma that has had custody of him for over a year. He's been living with his girlfriends family & their baby. I called child support office & they acted like the only way I could stop paying support was to get proof of this. He's now living in a low... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 31, 2021

Not without permission of the court, which you should seek immediately.

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Q: Can Illinois take child support on the same children when the father is already paying support in kentucky

My husband recently received a letter from the state of Illinois saying he was $14,000 behind in child support but he already pays child support in Kentucky and has been for roughly 12 years his ex has done this before she tryed to file child support in Illinois but we were able to get ahold of... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 20, 2021

H is responsible for paying one set of child support, not two orders from two states on the same set of children. If he lives in Ky, Ky should control.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: I'm in kentucky! I owe 10,000$ child support arreaers to the state from where my children we're in foster care.

Why is the father not responsible for half of the debt??

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 19, 2021

The $10,000 was obviously calculated on your income alone. The father may have his own separate obligation if they pursued it against him as well.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Kentucky on
Q: Proper forum

Can I decline to participate in court proceeding in a court, where I'm appealing that court as the proper venue to enter permanent custody order for my child.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jan 16, 2021

You can register your objection along the way, but if the court doesn’t stay the proceedings pending appeal, you will have to participate under objection.

3 Answers | Asked in Child Support and Divorce for Kentucky on
Q: In divorce, he agrees to pay car pmt until its paid in full, then 125 a wk til child is 18, as support. Can we do that?

We have been separated since 9/27 and decided 12/12 that we're going to divorce. We are staying friends through this process. He said he would give me 125 a week in child support but i told him I'd rather he make the jeep pmt because i cant afford it by myself and if i have to let it get... Read more »

Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert answered on Jan 10, 2021

I would always advise to have an Attorney help prepare your agreement to make sure the Court will accept the terms. Child support is calculated pursuant to Kentucky Child Support Guidelines using the parents' income and other information. If the amount that you agree on for support is more... Read more »

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