Arthur Calderon's answer 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 that could keep them from collecting that child support.
Arnab Kumar Banerjee's answer 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 :
Arthur Calderon's answer 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.
Arthur Calderon's answer 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.
Arthur Calderon's answer 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 you may have the ability to sue for custody over your child, or at the very least, standard visitation.
Arthur Calderon's answer 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.
Arthur Calderon's answer 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 sue the father for contempt for failure to pay.
Arthur Calderon's answer 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.
Arthur Calderon's answer College is normally something that is contemplated in child support papers. Given the facts of your case, you may want to consider consulting with an attorney to discuss a material change in circumstances that warrant modifying the child support to include college.
Arthur Calderon's answer It really depends on what the custody and visitation order says. If it says that you are to have visitation during a set time, then the mother must produce the child for visitation.
Arthur Calderon's answer No. With the way that child support works, it follows the child wherever the child lives. Your husband's best bet is going to be to get with an attorney to modify custody, as well as child support, siting the fact that the child now lives with his father and that the mother is threatening to take the son away if the father does not pay her money.
Arthur Calderon's answer Based on the facts as you've told them, you have several grounds for a divorce. Feel free to reach out to any attorney on this forum, as most of us are happy to provide a free consultation to discuss your case, and advise you accordingly.
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