I use to live in NY. Moved with my ex into his moms house in Missouri. I got Foodstamp’s to feed my kids. Put my ex on child support in 2015. I moved to Georgia. Had to get Foodstamp’s again. They told my ex an order was entered in April of 2020 and I told them he made $100,000 a year. We were... Read more »
If you received any type of public assistance, the agency that paid that support could have brought an action against your ex. To know what is going on you should ask for a copy of any court orders. You should also file for child support or child support collection in the state you currently live...Read more »
The Court does not have an obligation to "verify" her income. That's your responsibility - you could have, for example, issued her a disclosure notice and/or served subpoenas. Schedule a consult with a Bronx Child Support Attorney for a full assessment.
I have been representing myself and have been badly taken advantage of by the opposing attorney. I cannot afford an attorney and need technical advice, I can do all the filing and writing, it is a child support case. Is there anyone willing to help ?
This is something that the attorneys here who work with child support matters would know best, but your post remains open for a week. It's going to be difficult for someone to get back to you because this forum is not set up like an attorney referral service - its just a Q & A board. You...Read more »
The family of the male does not want to be involved in the upbringing of the child and would rather the child be put up for adoption, while the family of the female plans to raise the child. Are there any legal obligations/responsibilities regarding the male or his family since both of them are... Read more »
File a petition in Family Court to modify child support. If the child is over 18 and lives on his/her own and is self supporting, the child is considered emancipated. However this is reversable if the child is no longer self supporting and is under 21.
You would have to read the agreement. Most agreement have a clause that says that the agreement can be changed only by a writing subscribed in the same manner as the original agreement. Take the agreement to an attorney and let them read it and discuss the changes you want to make to see if it...Read more »
You should speak with an attorney immediately. You will need to show him your divorce decree and stipulation of settlement if you have one. If your daughter is going to school you will probably be required to continue support payments.
Under the Uniform Child Support Enforcement Jurisdiction Act, the state where the children have resided for the previous 6 months has Jurisdiction over the case. You can ask the court to dismiss for lack.of Jurisdiction. If he has not paid you can file a violation petition in NY against him.
I am single parent on government assistance and in school. The non custodial parents has more than $5000 worth of support. I was told as long as I am on public assistance I will not receive child support. He has not worked at all and there is another child he has as well. I live in NYC how will... Read more »
Typically the order can be terminated on death of a parent, but if there are state-owed arrears, the will collect until their debt is satisfied. You may need to file a pleading with the court to terminate the support, otherwise the state may continue to collect. A copy of the death certificate is...Read more »
Custody is rarely based on the ability of one parent to get a job. Its about a lot more than that. It is not likely to be a factor against that party. In order to change custody, there must be a change of circumstances that relate to the best interests of the child. If the mother is without a...Read more »
The court must determine what the payor is capable of earning. If the payor is capable of earning more than he/she is actually receiving, support will be determined on the capablity as opposed to the actual earning.
My child will turn 21 in 3 months. Will NYS automatically stop deducting child support from my checks each month when he turns 21? I do not owe arrears and there are no stipulations in my divorce agreement that I pay beyond 21. I live across the country and would rather not have to file a... Read more »
No. Since people can agree to extend child support past 21 in certain circumstances, the CSEB does not automatically terminate child support. You need to contact CSEB and you may need to file a petition. Contact an attorney in the county where the case is filed.
Also my taxes have been seized 3 years in a row despite the fact that were are married and are both the custodial parents and have been married for the last 4 years. So public assistance has been taking our tax return saying I owe them.
If there was a child support order that was entered, then you can file for any arrears that accrued. In terms of new child support, child support is retroactive to the date of filing for support it cannot go back before that. In NY child support is payable until the child turns 21.
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