I managed to get it continued, but was supposed to pay $200 that day. Which because I’m out of work was told by a friend prior he could loan it to me. Well that never happened being something came up with him. I’ve never been in arrears, has been paid on time for 12 years. I worked for my... Read more »
You should pay your child support obligation. You indicated in your question that you had money to pay other bills. Well guess what - that money should have went to child support as that is your most important bill.
There is no such thing as 'legally separated' so "one person [can] just move out and then file for Divorce a year later" However, if you do it that way not knowing the law - which you clearly do not, you can screw yourself pretty hard. If things are amicable, your best bet is to resolve all the...Read more »
I was granted full custody I last year. And also asked for child support... The judge gave me the worksheet of the amount I would get.. I called and they told me they don't see any court order.. Now i don't know where the judge is. I have a new family court judge
Mother was sexually involved with 2 men, not married to either, but lives with Man A. A prenatal DNA test was done and the results state Man B is the father. Mother states that she is moving forward as if the baby belongs to Man A. Can she refuse to allow a second DNA test with Man B upon the birth... Read more »
Yes, she can refuse and then man B can get the Court to force her to comply. Of course, unless man B plans to try and obtain custody of the child, all man B is really doing is setting himself up for 18 potential years of paying child support.
I just had to take a DNA to prove father of a 4 year old . I asked for Dna when born mother refused and 2 years ago she wanted support but wouldn't give DNA and now state made her do DNA and now they want 1300.00 a month support .I have a special needs child I have full custody of and I am self... Read more »
yes, Maryland can ask NC child support enforcement to register the child support order and enforce it. You need to hire an attorney in Maryland to see if the amount can be changed. you can search for a child support attorney in Maryland on this website.
We are on medicaid and I was told to go to legal Aid for help with filing child support. Whats the difference between the two (Free attorney and Child Support Enforcement) Are they both court ordered? which one is faster ?
It varies from county to county, but in general, if both parents are wage earners with W-2 documentation of income, child support enforcement (CSE) is the way to go. But if the person you are trying to get money from is going to be hard to find, or is self employed, or you are seeking retroactive...Read more »
My parents are divorced and my father forced me to pack all my things and make me leave and go to my moms house. I have siblings still at his house and I want to go back but my father won’t let me. Is this legal?
After a rocky 18 years, my daughter is in college and I have not had any communication with her mother in over 10 years. I have taken her to family mediation, which she has done nothing of what was agreed upon. Now I am trying to move on with my Life and my child support arrears are a major... Read more »
Honestly, you can certainly ask the court to forgive the arrears, but it is doubtful that it will happen. Visitation and child support are 2 separate issues. If you wanted a better relationship with your daughter, then you should have pushed hard for a custody order and then enforced its terms via...Read more »
He said he can’t stop or he’ll be in contempt. Can the funds be placed into an escrow account pending custody to change order petition? If not, can he sue her afterwards for overpayments?? How does that work? We are in Hendersonville, North Carolina.
She'll need to file an action for custody, or file to modify an existing order. Either way, she needs to get a custody order, giving her legal and physical custody of the child. If the child hasn't been in NC for at least 6 months, then she may need to get jurisdiction in NC by emergency, if the...Read more »
What can I do about not seeing or communicating with my 8 year old. And I pay 380.00 month just for him. I do not make a lot of money and I can barely take care of myself, my wife and our 4 children in the home.
In order to secure your rights to visit with your son, you'll need to file a Complaint for Custody/Visitation, and get the court to enter an order with specific days/times when you can have custody of or visit with your 8-year old. You are not legally obligated to support your wife's children, if...Read more »
They have brought up the step father adopting him. My arrears will end up being paid but they have brought it up. Only issue is when I agree the mother gets angry and threatens me with the law or to make sure she gets every penny from me. The step father is a great dad to my son and I feel it's in... Read more »
They credit your arrears to the arrears, not to the payment you should be paying for the other child(ren). It sounds like you should file a Motion to Modify Child Support, to bring your main payment down (which could also cause your arrears payment to increase, but also means that the arrears would...Read more »
You have not supplied enough information to answer this question accurately. It will depend on what agreements or court orders are in place and whether she is still in high school. Assuming she is not in high school and there is nothing that extends your obligation beyond 18 - then he is off the...Read more »
He should have filed a Motion to Terminate the Child Support. If he didn't, he needs to ASAP. Anything that was owed before he got custody, he still needs to pay, unless the other party waives the right to receive it (in the form of a Consent Order).
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