Nebraska Child Support Questions & Answers

Q: The state took all the money From our account for my child support payments but it was my husband's money from SSI

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Nebraska on
Answered on Jun 30, 2018
Julie Fowler's answer
Social security funds have rules that exempt them from most types of collection actions. When these funds are co-mingled in an another's account or joint account, it becomes more complicated. When a person's funds are frozen in a child support garnishment action, the person can request a hearing to dispute the garnishment. At the hearing, the person can present evidence as to why the amounts should not be garnished. You only have a few days to request the hearing or the money will be...

Q: My daughter is 18 and is now living on her own and going to college why would I have to continue to pay child support?

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Answered on May 17, 2018
Vanessa Jean Gorden's answer
The age of majority in Nebraska is 19 years old. Even if your daughter is attending college, legally both parents are still responsible for her until she reaches the age of majority. However, if the former custodial parent is not providing support for her, you may wish to modify your support order to pay directly to your daughter versus paying the other parent. However, if the other parent is providing for her (by way of example, health insurance, tuition, rent, cell phone, car, etc.) and is...

Q: 19 yr old son attending college and support ended. How to I get child support for him since I am still supporting him?

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Nebraska on
Answered on Apr 25, 2018
Vanessa Jean Gorden's answer
You cannot get support for your child from the other parent because he is a legal adult at the age of 19 and neither of you have any legal obligation whatsoever to support him through college. Some parents do and some don’t but it is not required by any law, with the possible exception of if you had agreed to it prior to him turning 19 and the judge had accepted the agreement and ordered it. At this time though you cannot do it after the fact. Best wishes.

Q: My sons mother has full custody was aloud to move out of state. Visits were set she denied all. Now moved back what

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Nebraska on
Answered on Jan 13, 2018
Salim U. Shaikh's answer
Seemed child custody was allowed in full to mother. Would bew inappropriate to discuss how did she manage? as you will throughout be in loop when decided. Now that order is in place and being applied.

At time of court proceedings,did you seek visitation of your children. If yes, then you must approach the respective Court to execute their order in light of her refusal.

Q: what happens if child support services force you to file a claim for child support when you don't want to?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Nebraska on
Answered on Oct 3, 2017
Salim U. Shaikh's answer
Consult Attorney of you local jurisdiction for specific answer. Why don't you formalize the issue???

Q: What rights does my babys dad have?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Nebraska on
Answered on Jul 27, 2017
Brendan Michael Kelly's answer
Both parties have full rights to a child if not court order is in place. Since he is not on the birth certificate he would have to go to court and establish paternity before the court or police would all him any rights. The advantage to you is that the he could be order to pay support. The disadvantage is he would/could have more contact with the child down the road.

Q: can i be arrested for non payment of arrears on my adult children?

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Answered on Jul 24, 2017
Brendan Michael Kelly's answer
No, but it may impact your credit rating. The court can hold a party in contempt and require a payment plan to remove the contempt. The fact that the children are adults would not cause a court to have a contempt hearing.

Q: My Son is 2b adopted by his SF. Got paper 2 sign in mail. Signing away rights is all thats mentioned? Still pay CS?

1 Answer | Asked in Adoption, Family Law and Child Support for Nebraska on
Answered on Apr 25, 2017
Brendan Michael Kelly's answer
You will have to pay child support until the adoption is completed. You may also have to pay a $65 fee plus pay for service to get the CS stopped. You will continue to owe the back child support. My suggestion is you work with an attorney to help you and negotiate the terms so some of the prior support is resolved in your favor.

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