I am a stay at home mom with our son and my 4 year old daughter, my other daughter is 7. We receive no child support for my girls bc their father is unemployed (working on getting disability for health issues). He fully supports me, our son, and my 2 girls. I feel his ex wife expects too much and... Read more »
It can be lowered; however, in order for that to happen, he would need to petition the court for it to be lowered. If you cannot afford a private attorney, you may want to consider reaching out to a legal aid organization for assistance.
I am a U.S. citizen and resident of the state of Mississippi and I have been threatened to be sued for child support by a non U.S. citizen but Philippine citizen for a child that I do not recognize as mine and my name is not on the birth certificate
You can be sued; however, it is more of a question as to whether the mother can establish paternity. If so, then you may be on the hook for child support; if not, then you would not have to worry about child support unless you hold yourself out to be the father.
Pay over $600 per month. However, I have only received 3 $50 payments. Why am I not receiving the amount that was ordered in the judgment? Why am I not consistently receiving payments? Should the payments come on the same day every month?
It sounds like you may need to consider talking to a family law attorney to file a contempt action against the father for failure to adequately pay child support, as he should be paying the full amount on a regular basis.
Unfortunately, there is very little that can be done based on the facts presented. The child support will follow the child until he reaches 21, regardless of where he is living, who he is living with, or his lack of work or school.
I make 660 a week. I bring home 411 out of that. We are currently 24k in debt (all in my name). I pay her car note 250 dollars and provide healthcare for the kids somewhat 290 a month a believe. We were not married. She left me for another man. I am completely ignorant about how this will go... Read more »
More than likely, she will initiate legal proceedings against you for custody over the three children, as well as request child support. Assuming that she got custody, your child support obligation would be a certain percentage of your adjusted gross income. I would highly recommend that you...Read more »
His mother dropped my son off to my mother when he was six month old and haven't had him since and I got my son from my mother about a year ago and since he has been with me the mother is trying to take my son. I provide for my son, pay his daycare fees, and give him the love that he deserves and... Read more »
It sounds like you will need to have an attorney file a contempt action against the mother for failure to abide by a visitation order, assuming that there is one. If there is not one, then you will need an attorney to file the necessary petition to establish visitation rights with the child.
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.
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