They decided independent of this revelation to get a divorce. They have 2 children and got a paternity test for both during divorce proceedings and the eldest is his, the younger is mine. The younger has his name and has been his child legally since birth. Who is more responsible for the child's... Read more »
I'm a single parent with four children. I have two jobs and instead of putting him in daycare she threatens to put me on child support. I get him in between jobs whenever I'm not working. Please help me.
Talk to the local Child Support Enforcement Agency to start with, and then use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local family law attorney to file with the court to have him held in contempt if CSEA is not able to get payments going again.
Child was removed by cps and custody was granted to me 9 years ago. Mother has never paid child support. Repeatedly harassed my family through cps. Rarely visits her throughout the year. Now my daughter has mentioned hurting herself and nobody will help me. I have been everywhere for help. I have... Read more »
Contact the police and provide copy of the court custody documents. They should help you retrieve your daughter. If not, then use the Find a Lawyer tab and retain a local family law attorney to assist you.
Greetings from a steamy afternoon on the North Coast. No, the child support should be directed to the person who has Legal Custody. The Child Support Enforcement Agency can assist with the necessary paperwork.
My daughter's father and I separated 3 months ago, never married. We are both residents of Hancock County Ohio. At this point, I try to let her see him as much as possible. However, he has not helped pay for anything other than half of the child care cost, usually about $40 a week. This has stopped... Read more »
Support can go either way mom to dad or dad to mom and depends on two things: who makes how much and with whom the children reside. If they aren’t living with him and he isn’t paying any of their expenses, he’s not entitled to support.
He fails to follow the visitation guide and support order over the past 2 to 3 years. He does not come to see/ pick her up on Wednesdays nor on his weekends. We are going back to court on August 21st. He has just started coming to pick her up on his holidays and on his weekends. He rarely shows... Read more »
I pay $550 a month child support. What is this supposed to cover? She was on state assistance but currently works. My son no longer has medical insurance, so his medical issues are not being addressed. Is there anything I can do?
Child support payments are meant to help the custodial parent pay the expenses associated with having a child, which are numerous and varied. You could discuss it with the mother and ask her to use the child support to buy health insurance. You could look into whether he is eligible for government...Read more »
There is no formula to determine alimony (spousal support). If the two spouses cannot agree on an amount and duration, then the court will review the income, expenses, debts, employability of someone who is unemployed, and total financial situation, and determine the amount and for how many years...Read more »
My boyfriend has to go to a hearing with his ex wife to determine child support but we have his son through the week and she has the weekends, On the weekdays she is going out on dates, taking her self out, etc. Will the court look at that to determine child support? Will he have to pay if he has... Read more »
Greetings from a bright and sunny Friday morning. The Court will take into consideration time spent for child support purposes, though the Father should also file a Motion for Legal Custody and curtail the Mother's parenting time.
The question: do you have a child support Order, either through the CSEA, (administrative order) or through a Court Order? If there is no order, CSEA has no way of processing the payment. You can pay directly, only by check, and write in the memo, child support and the month the Court should give...Read more »
There is no official age that children can be left alone, though it is my experience, depending on the jurisdiction, where the police will have the authority to determine if it rises to the level of child endangering. You may wish to err on the side of caution and not leave an 8-year old with a...Read more »
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.
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