I filed divorce decree When we lived in another state and got a default sole custody in 2012 (child was less than year old) , we’ve been living in Oklahoma since 2014. Father has never contacted or had anything to do with child since before filed divorce. My child is now 8 yrs old and doesn’t... Read more »
There are two things that will bring child support into play. The first is whether a paternity case is filed. The other issue is if the child is being provided State services such as SoonerCare. There are a lot of reasons Paternity should be established and a set visitation and child support...Read more »
He has not seen the kids regularly since july 2014. He saw them once in June 2015 and once in July 2016. I have been told that because he “pays” child support even if it’s because he is garnished I can’t take his rights away. I am remarried and my husband wants to adopt them
What you were told is not exactly true. The statute states that a child may adopted without consent if the non-custodial parent has not provided financial support in 12 or the past 14 months ... OR ... has not made reasonable effort in the past 12 of the previous 14 months to establish or maintain...Read more »
He pays 183$ every 2 weeks 50$ for backpay they are taking full amount from each job so hes paying double hes called child support and is still being charged after they said they would stop one garnishment is he entitled to the money they took that was over the amount ordered by a court?
I was living on the streets never even knew they took my rights and never even knew i had child support until i filedfor taxes and they took my return if my rights were taken then i dont think i have to pay but while i was in prison and the last year i been out the payments have been pileing up how... Read more »
If your rights were terminated child support only stops if the child is adopted. Any past due support would still be owed. You should contact an attorney to help you get to the bottom of this so you know where you stand. I wish you the best of luck with this matter.
I moved to Oklahoma from Colorado in 2018 because i was medically discharged from the military my current agreement dosent say anything about moving and my ex is not allowing me to see my kids. I also have had a significant salary decrease and can no longer afford to pay the 860 i currently have to... Read more »
Daughters were adopted by stepfather after termination but just learned a warrant is issued for non-payment of child support from termination date to present? We were told support was suspended on that date? What do we do now?
Child support and Child custody/visitation are two separate things. She cannot keep the minor child from you if their is a court order or minute giving you specific visitation rights. I would file a motion to compel visitation or a motion to enforce visitation. If she still fails to provide...Read more »
Joint custody doesn't actually have anything to do with child support. The calculation for child support is a combination of factors including overnight visits, gross monthly income, providing health insurance. Joint custody just means that the father gets to be part of the decision part of...Read more »
Until a motion for modification of child support is filed, he will still owe child support. If she moves, this may eventually change the jurisdiction for child support. It does give your sonar opportunity to reopen the issue of visitation or custody, if she is acting in a manner that is not int...Read more »
Parent’s are still required by law to pay child support even after a parent’s rights are terminated. A parent is relieved of any further child support obligation upon the court receipt of a final decree of adoption. A parent would always be required to pay the back child support, pursuant to a...Read more »
He doesn’t want to pay more child support but wants to do what the kids wants and they want to be with me. How can I change this? He makes twice as much money and I take a low job to keep the kids on the schedule which is benifical to him as no daycare is needed. The kids vary rarely even stay... Read more »
You have not said if this is a joint custody case or you have sole custody. You need to hire an attorney to file a motion to modify the Decree requesting a change in custody to full custody or if you already have that then request a modification of the visitation and child support.
I suppose your question is why you have to pay and he threw out the test. There are certain laws governing children born during the marriage which could be used in your circumstance to do what the Judge did in not allowing the test results. If you lived with the mother and child for two years for...Read more »
It depends n several things. If you have already been determined the father by the court or by agreement, then you may still have to pay child support. There are some exceptions to this though. One possibility is if you were defrauded into believing the child was yours. Give us a call and we...Read more »
File a Motion to Compel the employer to pay. The judge will have a hearing and you subpoena the employer to be at the hearing. The judge will then order the employer and if they fail to follow that order then they will be held in contempt and face 6 months in jail with fines.
Until there is an order modifying child support, the father is on the hook for whatever was court ordered. You need to have an attorney file a motion for modification of child support and possibly child custody based on a material and permanent change in circumstances. If you are concerned for...Read more »
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