If your child joins the military and that is included as an intervening event that would terminate support (child is no longer dependent upon parents for support due to military involvement), then you would want to file a notice that that event has occurred to terminate your support. Your best bet...Read more »
If your Decree was issued by a Nebraska Court and your child support terminates at the age of majority, then, yes you would pay December child support because it continues "on the first of each month" after Order is issued until an intervening event happens. You would not pay for January because...Read more »
I have received assistance but could not benefit from their help bc it being a one night stand i didnt know how or where to look for him, until recently. After finding him and his full name on FB i googled him. I got the address and a phone number.
You can file an action to ask the Court to establish paternity and child support. Alternatively, you can contact child support services and request the State file a paternity action now that you have contact information to attempt service on the father.
A person who is incarcerated can be ordered to pay child support. If an order for child support is being established and the person is incarcerated, the Court will likely order a very minimal order of child support, if any.
If a person is already ordered to pay child support and then...Read more »
Been divorced 13 years after receiving child support modification papers defend it now wants modification of degree to get visitation of 15and 17-year-old sons whom both attend school and work and don’t want to go with defendant whom live in Omaha every other weekend .younger child defendant... Read more »
Even when a parent has gone a long period of time without seeing their children, the Court will often grant parenting time if requested. It is common for a judge to start with counseling first. For example, the judge would order family reunification therapy where the parent and child first meet...Read more »
I'm not for sure which reporter it is under. But all "contracts", designed by John B. West in his "West American Digest System" in the mid 1800s, and developed by "West Publishing" to organize the entire body of American Law.
For instance, I have West's Nebraska Digest -- The entire set.... Read more »
I just received my pay history for my children's father's child support payments. And theres thousands of dollars that they have paid that I never received. I had AdC maybe 9 months total over the last 11 years and it's been paid back so I should be receiving the money. The us bank says they can't... Read more »
The Nebraska Child Support Payment Center keeps records of payouts to payees in their "payee ledger." I'm not sure how far back they go but I know they go back at least a number of years. This payee ledger shows what payments have been sent out to the payee over time, the amounts sent, the date...Read more »
If a child receives certain types of public assistance, such as Medicaid, it triggers the State to bring an action for the other parent to pay child support. Depending on the type of public assistance being received and to some extent the specific county you are in (and thus judge assigned in your...Read more »
Per the Nebraska Child Support Guidelines, the Court looks at overnights when determining how many "days" a child is with each parent to determine whether to use the joint custody or sole custody calculation for child support purposes.
Yes, generally in Nebraska the parties can agree to waive child support. That being said, an exception may occur if the child is receiving public assistance from the state to help support the child. Depending on what type of public assistance the child is receiving, the parent may not be able to...Read more »
Her EFC, expected family contribution, is high and is not eligible for any federal grant money or need based scholarships! Since her step dad and I have to take out loans to help her out with college, does the biological dad have the right to claim her on his taxes this year? Also is there support... Read more »
In Nebraska, the duty to pay child support continues until the age of 19. The parents can enter into a contract, even within their custody order, for the parents to have an obligation to provide assistance with college tuition or expenses. The Court can't order this unless both parents agree to...Read more »
Child support is for support of a child. Once the child is an adult, it would be difficult to successfully argue that a retroactive award of child support for an adult is appropriate. I have never heard of a case where a party was successful in arguing for retroactive child support for an adult...Read more »
I'm currently on probation or a shoplifting charge I received 3 years ago and our son is almost four. I have no History of Violence and until recently have been the sole provider for him and her. She decided to move to a town 45 miles away, where I travel to at least three or four times a week to... Read more »
If the parents can't agree on custody or parenting time, then it is time to file a custody action to ask the court to set a set schedule for custody and parenting time. If paternity hasn't been legally established, the father may need to file an action asap if the child is approaching 4 years old...Read more »
He has only been able to get her like 5 hrs on Sunday, hes been allowed to keep her overnight only 2x. The mom always has excuses. She got married 4/5, and the daughter doesnt like the guy, and tells my son the he yells and hit her mommy. Two weeks ago she nmoved eith her new husband from a... Read more »
If a parent is granted court-ordered parenting time and the other parent is denying it, then the most common way to enforce the parenting time is to file a contempt action. To modify the custody order, the most common method is to file a complaint to modify action. This modification action has a...Read more »
Husband has another child that lives in Nevada and he was ordered to pay the minimum amount a month $100. Could he have his support lowered after we have our second child that is due this September? We live in Nebraska, I work and he is trying to get disability for his seizures so he stays at home.... Read more »
I don't practice in Nevada so I don't know have Nevada handles these. In Nebraska, the Nebraska Child Support Guidelines don't allow a reduction in child support for the reason of a subsequent child. Also, if a parent has alread been ordered the minimum order (in Nebraska it is generally $50),...Read more »
My ex and I share joint legal/physical custody of our 2 kids. There is no child support exchanged. My ex's new wife carries the medical insurance on them as she already had a family plan in place so her premiums did not change. My ex is now wanting me to pay her for part of the premium. As I... Read more »
It depends on what your order states. If the order states that each party has to pay half of the insurance premiums, then depending on the wording of the order, a party could be responsible under the order for half the premiums through a new spouse's insurance. That being said, if there is no...Read more »
When a custodial parent receives certain types of public assistance (usually ADC/TANF) then the child support for the month is assigned to the State. This means that since the State is paying out cash grants to the custodial parent, the State becomes legally entitled to the child support ordered...Read more »
If a party was court-ordered to pay child support and did not pay, you can generally still collect the back child support owed even after the children have emancipated. If you contact your local child support services office, they may be able to offer you enforcement/collection services for little...Read more »
In Nebraska, child support arrears are owed to the estate of the deceased. It is possible for the estate to continue to pursue collections of child support arrears. Sometimes they are pursued but often not.
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