My wife requested that I relinquish the rights to my daughter so that she can get better benefits and I wouldn't have to pay support. We live in Ohio. This doesn't sound right. Everything I have found says she would need someone to adopt and I would never see my baby again. Also I would end up... Read more »
Likely because there is a child support order that has been issued. Did you get notice from CSEA? If the two of you are still living together then child support would not be proper. If you're living separately, then the order will issue as it will be assumed that you are not providing support....Read more »
You have to file a memorandum of jurisdiction with the Ohio Supreme Court asking them to take the case. Supreme Court Cases are very different because you first have to convince the court to take the case, then win it.
Fiancee pays about 750 a month in support for 2 children with his ex wife. 17 and 13. He also pays 112 a week for ins, which if he was the only one on it would pay 40 a week. He also was ordered to pay 25 a month which is half of her student loan because he never obtrained an attorney during their... Read more »
Ohio recently changed its child support calculation, and tax laws also have changed. He should use the Find a Lawyer tab and retain a local family law attorney to review the finances and other facts, re-run the support calculation, and advise him.
They have been talking about wanting a baby I have done everything I can to keep them apart. But he sneaks out. If they get pregnant do I have to pay support for the baby? She will be 18 in May 2020 and he will be 18 in September 2020.
Unless she is pregnant already, the baby would be born after both are 18, and no longer minors. She would pay medical expenses for the delivery, then she can file for him to pay child support until the child reaches age 18.
I have a family who would be willing to let me live with them bc they have known the long history of her abuse, and have encouraged me to leave. I graduate from High school in 3 months, is his even realistic for me to do? Can I do this legally and how can I keep her from bothering me or trying to... Read more »
Talk to a teacher, school counselor, or other trusted adult about your situation. When you are 18, you are no longer a minor. If you leave, will you still have health insurance, car insurance, other support?
In a dissolution, the parties largely get to control the terms of the agreement. But, all domestic relations courts require that you disclose a wide variety of information and complete all of their required forms.
To get visitation or parental rights related to your daughter, it will depend on how your child support obligation was created. If she went through CSEA directly to get a child support obligation set up (i.e. the administrative process, not in a court), then unfortunately you will almost certainly...Read more »
The newly formed corporation now bills the employer and gets paid because the money goes to the corporation and not the individual. Child support is not aware of the new arrangement and thus the individual has been paid with no child support being deducted. Is this a legal way to avoid paying child... Read more »
Child support will still be owed, and the person can be found in contempt for non-payment, and the court can impose sanctions in that person. The person to whom it is owned should use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to file with the court seeking to have the person held in...Read more »
It will depend on several factors. Primarily, Ohio Courts must look for a "change in circumstance" when deciding if child support should be adjusted. This means they will evaluate if the current circumstances are so different from when $0 support was agreed to, that the support amount needs to be...Read more »
Father took me to court for custody because I filed for child support in feb of 2018. He acted as if he really wanted a relationship with our child and wanted time etc. as soon as we went to trial in June of 2019 he got the child for two weeks for summer time schedule and failed to do so on his... Read more »
He can't surrender his parental rights unless you get married and your spouse adopts the child, but you could file with the court to change the current parenting schedule, because if it is not being followed, he could claim that you are refusing to let him have time with the child and ask the court...Read more »
Ex and I broke up (never married) and I moved out of county to get away from him and I live with my new partner and refused to move back. We have "shared parenting" I get my 3 kids every other weekend and every other week during summer and special occasions and he got school placement. He took me... Read more »
If you are not married, then the mother has sole custody and can exclude you from contact with the child. You must file with the court to request parental rights. You then will have to start paying child support. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney.
Can child support take the home if it is in my name for unpaid support? If so is there a way around it? For example putting the home in joint ownership (her and myself or my husband and myself) or can that be done? Thank you so much for your help.
Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local estate planning attorney who can review the situation and advise you. A trust can protect assets from creditors in some situations. An attorney can discuss options after reviewing all your circumstances.
I had a dissolution of our marriage two and a half years ago. We have a three year old daughter. We have shared custody. I get her every other weekend. I pay child support and allow the mother to claim her on taxes every year. My problem is when we got divorced she upped and moved 2 and a half... Read more »
If that is what you agreed to in the dissolution and for her relocation, then you will have to try for a change. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to discuss the situation and your options for negotiating a change of the parenting schedule with your ex, or filing with...Read more »
It could cause problems for you and for him if you leave before 18. Hang on for 30 more days. But consider that if you leave now or when 18, you might no longer have any health insurance, car insurance, or other support from your family. If your friend later kicks you out, then that could be...Read more »
I am 14 years old and I live in Ohio. My grandparents have had custody of me for a long time and I want to live with my mom. She is a recovered drug addict and has been clean for over four years. I am very close to running away if I cant legally leave my home. I am sick and tired of getting treated... Read more »
Please talk to a teacher, school counselor, or other trusted adult about your situation. If grandparents have legal custody, then if you leave, you can get in trouble. To do it properly, your mother will have to file with the court to try to regain legal custody. Talk to her about that.
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