Any credible evidence can be used to prove income. It's important, however, to make sure that the evidence you have is admissible under the Louisiana Rules of Evidence. You should consult with an attorney familiar with custody and child support cases to make sure you have what you need.
Yes, if both sides reach an agreement and reduce it to write, then you may submit it to the Court for approval. Depending on the agreement and how the written document is prepared, the Court may still want you to appear in Court to confirm that each side is in agreement.
Mom lives in LA I Been living in Texas by myself since I was 13. She refuses to give me the back child support she is finally getting. How would I be able to get the card & is that even possible for me to get the money directly to me. Or does she have to be the one getting it? I wasn’t sure... Read more »
You can and should consult with a lawyer who is in the jurisdiction where the Order was issued/signed to see what, if any, options are available to you, however it is most likely not going to provide you the answer you seek----still, you should get the consult to see if there is any way you can...Read more »
I filed for CS on my child's father on Christmas'21 and We're both scheduled for court this June'22. I don't want to proceed with the Case/Filing for a few reasons , for starters my child never needed additional benefits to begin with. My child's father and I agreed... Read more »
If you have an attorney, then speak to your attorney about this. If you do not and filed it in proper person, then file a motion to dismiss. If you went through the State, then contact the State to discuss this.
If there is an order or judgment in effect for you to pay child support and you are behind, then you owe it. You can try to return to Court and seek a modification of the child support going forward. I highly recommend that you consult with a family law attorney to discuss the specifics of your...Read more »
a divorce settlement.. Is there a form to fill out? Does it just stop? I contacted numerous people (clerk of court, Judges secretary, DCFS and others) and no one can answer my question. It has been many years since child support started and now that is ending I can not find an answer to what seems... Read more »
Interestingly enough you post indicates that you "...contacted numerous people (clerk of court, Judges secretary, DCFS and others) " however none are lawyers. Please contact a family law lawyer in your area and bring him a copy of the order as it pertains to child support and ask your...Read more »
My nephews mom wanted an abortion but was unable to get one because she had just gotten one so she asked my husband and I to take the baby. We did and now we would like to get guardianship of the baby because mom is now refusing to babysit the child or help. She receives benefits and childcare for... Read more »
You need to contact a lawyer in your area to discuss your options and get the ball rolling. You should not do this yourself. In speaking to the attorney(s) you consult, you ask what are your options as well as what is your understanding as to the position each parent takes as to custody and/or...Read more »
About 2 1/2 years ago - I started making bi-weekly payments to the custodial parent which was agreed on at a reasonable amount. Over the past year the custodial parent has been threatening to stop me from seeing my daughter due to her wanting an increase, which I agreed due to obvious reasons. The... Read more »
If you have not retained an attorney to represent you on these issues, then you should do so now---this voluntary action between the parents does not seem even and if you are not satisfied, then you need to ask the Judge to assist you on this. In regards to child support, it is usually calculated...Read more »
You should speak with an experienced Family Law attorney. You have to file a rule for contempt—this is typically done in the jurisdiction in which your original pleadings were filed. It’s pertinent to note that in order to prove contempt, there must be a willful violation of an existing court...Read more »
I have two children, I am domicile, My ex-husband claims one child, and I claimes the other. That’s how it has been for three years. This year I am without work, as my current husband works so that I may stay home with the children. My ex-husband is threatening court as he believes that he is... Read more »
What does the child support judgment say? Most of them say that some sort of garnishment or income assignment order is the method employed to collect child support. If it does not say that, then they would still have to implement garnishment proceedings. I recommend that you seek and possibly...Read more »
My daughter's father and I have a 1 month old. When he met me and started dating me, he was married currently, but I was single. I found out I was pregnant after my 21st f. He stayed by my side until I was eight months pregnant when he left. His wife has been telling him that this is not his... Read more »
My babys father says i won't receive much because of his current 2 cases and the fact he doesnt have income. He only owns his own company. Says she would receieve very little because it mostly goes to the other 2 cases.
Child support goes to the first case. Then that case reduces the income on which child support for the second case is based. Then the first two cases reduces the income on which child support for the third case is based.
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