Only proof my dad has of right to me is dna testing we never been to court to put in visitation rights.So I’m just wondering if she could call the cops on me if I don’t come home because I want stay at my dads till court for custody
In the agreement, he is to have the kids every other week. Child support has been reduced from $1000 a month to $500 because of this. He has made no effort to take them for his week for the past year. Every weekend he goes away, I have tracked it on a calendar. The children are 14 and 16 and do... Read more »
Greetings from the North Coast. The short answer is YES. The Court may deviate the Child Support Guidelines based on time spent. You will have to file a Motion to Modify Child Support and the amount must be more than 10% of the current child support.
My ex wife established CS in Wayne county 4 years ago. A year later she moved and has continued to reside in Lorain county which is where I also live. Wayne county has refused my requests for a review since having my one year old daughter with my recent experience who also receives child support.... Read more »
She should file a change of address in Wayne with CS and the court. Check CS and the court web sites for the forms to file. If Wayne CS is refusing to review because you don't live there, and if filing the change of address doesn't change it to Lorain, then file to change it over to Lorain.
If you are not married to the mother, and if a court has not granted you parental rights or custody, then the mother has sole custody, and gets to decide where she lives and when or if you can see her. File to establish paternity and for parental rights. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a...Read more »
My grandfather is negligent and my grandmother has frontal lobe dementia. They both have legal custody of me because my birth mother gave me to them when she was incarcerated. Could I call CSB and ask them if I can live with another family member who's willing to take me in (aunt, uncle, etc.)?
Before doing that, if you have any other family members, teachers, or trusted adults to talk to about it, you should do that first. But you can call the local children's services office. They will investigate and could move you into foster care.
There is different residency for different purposes - taxes, voting, school enrollment, jurisdiction for lawsuits. Each state sets its own rules. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to contact a lawyer in the state where you might live.
Nothing stops you from moving, but until you establish residency in a new state, which could take 6 months, the prior state retains jurisdiction over any child custody issues, and the court could require you to return the children. Before moving, use the Find a Lawyer tab to consult a local family...Read more »
Use the Find a Lawyer tab and retain a local family law attorney to review all the facts and advise you of your options. You could file in court to re-establish contact. The court would decide if that is in the child's best interest considering all the facts. If you are not paying child support,...Read more »
If you and she agree on everything in an uncontested divorce, and you both have relatively equal time with the child, equal sharing of expenses, relatively equal incomes, and each can provide an adequate place to live, then the court might allow an adjustment to the standard child support...Read more »
If you are married, both parents have custody, until a court order says otherwise. If you file for legal separation or divorce, then the court will determine custody issues. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to review all the facts and advise you.
Some courts or local law schools have legal clinics with volunteers to answer questions. Otherwise, it is prudent to retain a local family law attorney to assist you. If the documents are not done properly, or you fail to include something, it can be difficult or impossible to fix later. Use the...Read more »
The support order was effective 12/1/18 and it is now 12/11/18. When will I start receiving payments. The father gets paid weekly. It is about $750 a month. When will It get processed and when will I start recieving child support?
It could take several weeks, especially over the holidays. Call the child support agency and ask them for an estimate. Don't count on receiving anything until possibly January. It might come sooner, but probably not.
Instead of coming to me every year or going to the courts for modifications, she's demanding that I should pay her a one time payment of over $500 to cover this. Can she come to me for three years all at once? If she did go to the court will they demand that I pay it or does she need to do this... Read more »
An attorney would have to review the child support order and what it says about health insurance payments. If you pay what you can to spread out the $500, a court would take that into consideration. But use the Find a Lawyer tab to consult a local family law attorney.
single mother, 2 children with a man that i was never married to. He is trying to get child support from me even though i have supported him for the last year and a half and time with the kids has been split evenly. I have also been buying everything for the children aside from food, which he gets... Read more »
If you are not married to him, he has no rights until he establishes paternity and a court grants him parenting rights. With no court order for visitation or parenting in place, you are the sole legal custodian of your children, and you do not have to allow him any access to the children at all,...Read more »
Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local divorce attorney in Lake County, IL where the court is. The attorney can advise you about seeking spousal support (alimony) along with child support, and the court also could order your spouse to pay your attorney fees. Call around to attorneys in Lake...Read more »
My child’s father pays child support after I took him to court for it. He never asks to see my child he only saw our child once. Our child is now one years old. If he were to take me to court and asks for joint custody and proves he makes more money than me , is there a chance he be granted joint... Read more »
He always has the right to go to court and ask for parenting time and custody. The court would decide what is in the best interest of the child at that time based on all the evidence properly presented to the court. It could order supervised visits to start, and then increase the parenting time...Read more »
If the court orders you to pay child support, you must pay it, or be found in contempt of court and possible put in jail. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to review the facts of your situation and advise you.
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