answered on Feb 3, 2023
Depends on how it is done, and what you mean by "your knowledge". But yes, it is possible to be subject to a support order without your knowledge.
answered on Jan 20, 2023
Yes. But generally the dependent portion of your SSI serves as the child support payment.
Custody order does state dad's responsible for 50% of these. I didn't know I owed the hospital $20,000 until recently and FOC only enforces health care cost reimbursement if bills are less than a year old. Bills are 3 years old. Can I still get help paying these and if so how?
answered on Jan 3, 2023
Probably not unless you can work out an understanding with him.
A child support case was initiated by the prosecutors office in Michigan against non custodial parent. This was because I was receiving public assistance. I am going to work full time and will have out of pocket costs for private insurance, but my daughter still gets daycare assistance. Non... Read more »
answered on Aug 11, 2022
Your understanding is correct. Either of you can file a motion to modify the support order based on a change of circumstances. But unless it's changed, the existing order will continue.
answered on Apr 29, 2022
Google "best interest of the child factors" to learn more about what factors a judge considers in determining custody.
I'm the only working parent and the only one that can give our 3 kids full benefits. I would like to have physical custody of the kids. I am currently trying to file through as an uncontested divorce.
answered on Apr 29, 2022
Child support will be determined through the divorce proceeding. Having the majority of parenting time plays a large role in determining who pays and what amount.
my daughter is with her father every other weekend now. we are moving to texas and i need to set new parenting times
answered on Mar 31, 2022
Hold on! You need the court's permission to move the child out of state. Start with that first, and parenting time will be changed accordingly.
He is only paying $200 a month, which is not enough for me. I was told because he is paying in arrears, they can't make him pay more. Is this correct? He is getting social security, plus he works. He is making good money. He lives in Seattle and I was living in California, but I moved to... Read more »
answered on Mar 24, 2022
The information you were given is correct. It's not an ongoing support obligation, and you have no current support needs since your daughter is now an adult.
I appealed the recommended order of support cause my hours have decreased dramatically. However the judge wouldn't let me speak also there's a lot about this case I don't understand. I need to speak with someone whom can help.
answered on Mar 22, 2022
Navigating the legal system is difficult. You absolutely should talk with an attorney about your options.
He has no rights to her. He's not on the birth certificate. I'm trying to have him be put on the birth certificate. He doesn't pay child support. If I ask for diapers or wipes he'll get it but that's all he does. I could use more help i take care of her full time not able... Read more »
answered on Jan 26, 2022
Don't fall for that threat. Parenting time, custody, and child support are all separate issues under the law for that very reason.
If the child receives state assistance (e.g. Medicaid, WIC, etc.), the state will seek and enforce a child support order regardless of what you say.... Read more »
We travel back and forth in the winter to ski. For over a year now my ex and I have changed up our parenting time schedule. He is now saying he wants his normal weekends. For that to happen I told him there’s two options we switch weekends or he has the child while we travel. He refused and said... Read more »
answered on Jan 18, 2022
You have a few options: 1) can you take the child with you to ski? 2) do you have alternate child care available?
Unless you are able to reach a compromise, the parenting time schedule stands. Depending on how much time you have before your trip, you could see about filing a motion to... Read more »
Can I ask for more child support if my ex's salary increased significantly?
If he drove drunk with our daughter in the vehicle, can I request to change to full custody?
answered on Jan 17, 2022
Yes, and yes. Do you have proof of him driving drunk with your daughter in the car? Has he been charged with a crime?
answered on Jan 15, 2022
Your question is a little confusing. Are you saying there was a support order in place that ended, but you were married the whole time? A subsequent divorce would not entitle you to recover child support that was ordered and paid.
answered on Jan 15, 2022
Typically, the burden is on you to show the friend of the court you are incarcerated so that payments may be suspended. You now likely have arreages. Best thing you can do is contact the friend of the court and work from there. Don't wait until they start taking enforcement action such as a... Read more »
answered on Dec 14, 2021
I think the better question for your brother to answer is what has he done to clear this up. It takes some time to become $26,000 behind on child support, and it was during that time he should have been doing something. If there is a child support order, he was named the legal father to the child... Read more »
Myself and my sons mother has a arrangement when it comes to child support without the courts but because she assisted on trying to get health insurance from the state .she called me and told me that she was going to do so because the state is sending her letters stating that they will take our son... Read more »
answered on Nov 16, 2021
Your son's mother has a difficult choice to make. If she accepts state assistance, the state will seek child support from you - and hopefully she disclosed to the state that she receives payments from you, otherwise she could be liable for criminal welfare fraud.
You, on the other... Read more »
He filed a motion to have his back child support expunged and we want to respond to that motion in court.
answered on Oct 5, 2021
No. Unless you are a licensed Michigan attorney, you cannot represent anyone other than yourself in legal proceedings. You can assist your wife in hiring an attorney. Most counties have a legal assistance center that can provide assistance and service to her as well.
My husband controls all financial decisions in our lives. I'm also in poor health I can't drive so that's a problem when meeting lawyers or paperwork I need, husband thinks it's funny.
answered on Oct 4, 2021
Contact your county's legal aid office. Your chances of finding an attorney outside of legal aid to take on a divorce case pro bono is slim to none.
My life has definately been distorted by courts holding driving license, garnishing wages, jailing me.
answered on Sep 27, 2021
Interesting argument, but no. First, there is no constitutional right to a driver license. Second, your right to due process affects that and everything else. Importantly, you had notice, and likely opportunity to object and show why the action is wrong.
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