Unfortunately, you are still obligated to pay that child support, as each time a child support payment becomes due, it acts as a mini-judgment against the payor (you). That being said, depending on the age of the child, the child/custodial parent may run up against a statute of limitations issue...Read more »
i dont think you have to provide financial status because in the application form of child support by Mississippi department of human service, i did not find any such financial status information. they ask for your social security number. follow this link to see :...Read more »
My ex is trying to to take me to court for $8000 due to not providing my child with insurance. At the time my ex had my child on medicaid in addition i had my child on my insurance through work? Can my ex do this?
Depending on the court order, your ex may take you to court for contempt due to not having the child on insurance, even though the child may be on Medicaid. If, however, you had your child on your insurance, then it should be a matter of providing that documentation to the court.
Back child support really cannot be forgiven, as each one is sort of like a mini-judgment against the paying party. That being said, if the other party agrees that they have received payments for back child support already, that may allow you to reduce the arrearage.
Dhs said that I had to have a court order to stop child support order. When i got the court order and submitted it to Dhs and they tell me that the court order did not specifically say to stop the support order. I feel like this is insane because the court order i submitted to dhs says " that all... Read more »
21 year old moved out over a year ago, graduated high school. She just enrolled in college 2 months ago. Twins: 18 years old. Both graduated. One lives at custodial mother's home, the other moved in as a roommate with a friend. Neither of the twins are enrolled in college courses. The custodial... Read more »
He signed my son's birth certificate and he left. This is not his son and my son's father wants to pay child support but my ex will not go and contest his paternity but he also wont pay child support. The office says HE has to contest his paternity and there's nothing I can do until he does.
we are not married. I was there the whole nine months, in the delivery room, signed all the paperwork, paternity was established. the baby has my last name and my adresss. she is on her mothers insureance. i have been paying and buying everything since the first trimester. the mother left when the... Read more »
You need to get with an attorney ASAP. As a father, you have certain rights that it looks like she is trying to limit. I'd be curious to see what sort of papers that she showed you, as well as whether they were signed by a judge. That being said, if custody or visitation was never established, then...Read more »
If there is a child support order in MS, then your children have until their 28th birthdays to initiate suit, otherwise he won't have to pay. They need to get with an attorney ASAP, otherwise they may waive their ability to collect.
She is having behavioral issues at home with me. She has always live with me. Never with him. Asked her dad for her to stay with him, she had to change schools, he lives in a different city. It has been a week since she left. Is that grounds for him to stop child support to me?
It really depends. Once you reach the age of majority (21), you have 7 years from then to sue someone for back child support, otherwise the statute of limitations runs. Your best bet is going to be to consult with a family law attorney to assist with retrieving that back child support, as well as...Read more »
Typically, yes, as he is still considered a minor until he turns 21. That being said, if it was a voluntary medical expense that was memorialized through contract (like counseling), then that may change it to where he would be responsible, because the age of being able to contract is 18.
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