For 3 years now, my mother has received survivor benefits due to the passing of my Father in 2017. However, I am an independent teen several months shy of 18. I do not live with my Mother, I live on my own and support myself in every way, including financially. However, she refuses to give me any... Read more »
My kids mother is wanting to move to Georgia and we currently live in michigan. We split up over a year ago and have been doing 50 50 custody with out haveing friend of the court involved. Can she move with my kids legally?
The parents are not together, homeschooling was previously agreed upon in cour documents, however, now there is no schedule for homeschooling, the books are grade behind and/or missing, there is no set curiculem. Days are missed to accommodate custodial/step parents schedule. The child would like... Read more »
No. A minor guardianship suspends parental rights. If there is one legal parent without concerns that would arise to threatening his or her parental rights, then the court cannot make a finding of need for a guardianship. If there is one legal parent, and that person agrees to have a grandparent be...Read more »
What information are you seeking? If the phone is in his name, then he has access to his records. Instead of involving the phone company, why does he not just download them and give them to you, or give you online access to those records?
If he is unwilling to cooperate, then you should...Read more »
Judges make decisions based on the best interest of the child; there is no "normal" parenting time schedule because every situation is different. That said, the intent is to create an equitable (not necessarily equal) parenting time arrangement. And with young children, the thought is...Read more »
Father lives in Florida son in Michigan. Child is seven years old has never had any contact with his father. Father has lost custody of two children in the past. One is in foster care. He also has a fourth son who is in Michigan and has absolutely no rights to. He has went to jail for a csc charge... Read more »
Highly unlikely. If anything, a period of time for your son to get to know this man may take place. That could be in the form of video conferencing. Then, depending on how that goes, the father may be afforded some parenting time to take place here in Michigan.
I'm not sure there is a mechanism for a court to order that. Have you tried reaching out to him? I don't think there is anything legal that can be done at this point, but if you explain to him that all you're looking for is confirmation of your questions, maybe he'll oblige.
2016 my uc ran out i was done in 08 with child support they lost my record had to go back me and my wife and they came up with I owed her 2000$and 24000 to the state I've paid a total of close to 20 years she won't miss work to go stop the order when it was current they were taking from... Read more »
You really need to gather all records you have, including getting a copy of your payment history. It's not necessarily a question of how many years you paid; it's a matter of how much money you owe during the period you were ordered to pay child support. It is possible to have arrearages...Read more »
My Children's mother and I have been taking care of our children seperately since 2017. I had lost my job in 2019, and I had health insurance through the health marketplace, and signed up to get health coverage for both of my youngest children. Not knowing that their health coverage would be... Read more »
My ex and I share joint custody of our kids. I pay child support because she is on disability and her income is lower. She has been married for over 6 years, had surgery to untie her tubes, and is pregnant with their second kid. She just requested child support for our kids be reviewed and... Read more »
Child support is determined on the basis of the ability to pay for both parents. The standard for modification is often a substantial and continuing” change, which can be caused by a change to either parent’s situation or both. As the last order appears to have been several years ago, it is...Read more »
I really need help but I don't have much money so any help will be appreciated...I requested a schedule change and also support modification as my former spouse only pays for health insurance ($31 x 2 a month) and I provide for everything else, (clothes, feminine products, school, etc..) we... Read more »
You will not be able to transfer the case to a different county under these facts. Attorneys and court staff routinely have personal family legal matters in the county they work in. If your ex is an adult criminal probation officer, he likely has very little to do with family court judges and the...Read more »
Yes; the order remains with the originating state. The state where the payer is in will enforce the order. And as you might imagine dealing with multiple agencies in different states: keep receipts and an accounting.
Both parties can conduct discovery. You have a legal obligation to answer the subpoena by providing the relevant information requested. You also have the right to request the same from the other side. If you do not respond, the court can refuse to accept what you have into evidence, so it would be...Read more »
Your question begs the response most family law practitioners and judges urge clients: everything revolves around the best interest of the children, not the parents. One of the best interest factors is the parents willingness and ability to facility the parent-child bond with the other parent. I...Read more »
Too many unstated factors here....and it comes down to a bit of common sense. Is he drunk or hung over when his parenting time is to start? If so, I doubt any judge would think it's appropriate for a parent to exercise parenting time while intoxicated. If he is known to drink to the point of...Read more »
Yes; you should seek advice from an attorney versed in abuse / neglect proceedings. "doing what they asked" is a necessary first step, but the law is far more complex than that, and many other factors are in play.
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