She left 10 years ago with my 2 kids (one child Im not sure about paternity). I had no idea where she was until yesterday, Now she says she wants support, and that Im going to owe her for the past ten years unless we come to some agreement. We were never married. She is married and living in... Read more »
Generally speaking she would only be able to get child support from the date that you are served with papers to establish child support and going forward. That's what normally happens although there may be some exception that I am not aware of. Since this would likely be handled by the child...Read more »
I owe arrears child support and I want a credit for the 2 years I had the child. Can I go back and have it changed so my ex has to pay me child support for the 2 years I had my child and was still being charged child support?
You can ask Support Enforcement to give you credit for child support you were paying or would have paid during the time your child lived with you. (You might need to hire an Attorney to help you.) You can't go backward and ask your ex to pay for support for that time period. The best you...Read more »
If you were ordered to pay support while the child lived with the mother then you definitely want to modify the support so you don't continue to be liable for payments while your daughter lives with you. That would involve also recalculating the support so yes, the mother may end up having to...Read more »
We do not have a court ordered visitation schedule but I limit him to when and where he can see our kids (due to a history of mental illness). If I accept child support that he is offering will he be entitled to standard visitation?
You would want to follow up with the Oregon Department of Justice, Child Support Division. They handle most child support cases and can collect from the father. If that does not work, or the father is not ordered to pay through the Department of Justice, you would likely need to file a motion to...Read more »
My child is with me one day less than paid party every week. The other party being paid never sends any provisions a long(spare clothes, shoes, etc) most of the time i never get through on phone to talk to my child - no call backs or phones full of messages. My understanding is the party being paid... Read more »
You present a few issues here. The first and most relevant answer I can offer is that you get nothing for paying child support. The purpose of paying child support is to support your child on the days they are not with you. The paid parent may use the money as they see fit and do not have to offer...Read more »
My 8 yr old daughter's father was in prison for 6 years for assault with a deadly weapon & strangulation of his pregnant (now ex) wife. He had not been in contact with my child for almost 7 years. He got out this year & came to Oregon to see her for a week. He convinced me & our... Read more »
You can be held in contempt if you fail to abide by the parenting time established in your judgment. I think your best course of action if you believe your child is in danger is to file an immediate danger motion which could temporarily suspend parenting time until you are able to serve the other...Read more »
I have paid child support for two years and we had a court ordered parenting plan with joint custody. She has blocked all contact with me, last i knew she put my daughter with her grandparents and has my son (collecting child support for both), but refuses to contact me or let me see either child.... Read more »
You want to file a Motion to Enforce the Parenting Plan. This will allow a judge to review your judgment and the evidence to determine if your ex violated the parenting plan. If the judge finds that she has, he can order her to resume contact and visitation. He can also require that the children...Read more »
While I was out of state completely neglecting my responsibilities as a father she filed for divorce and sole custody. The order says I need 1 year of sobriety and to start paying child support. I have hair follicles for 2 years but I can’t afford the max amount I was charged with for child... Read more »
You would need to file a Motion to Modify Child Support and Parenting Time. The court staff typically has self-serve packets that you can fill out and submit, or you can hire an attorney to start the process for you.
I currently am going thru custody an essentially did not like the outcome the court gave me. But essentially what I'm getting at is that im wondering if it's legal for a father in oregon to sign his parental rights away, so that way he does not have to pay child support. But I myself did... Read more »
You cannot sign away your responsibility to pay child support unless the child is adopted by another person. Your monthly support obligation is based upon your and mother's incomes, and should take into account that mother has two "non-joint" children. This factor could actually...Read more »
There is a 27 yr old trying to e-mail to my daughter, who just turned 18, I watch her e-mail account. I've already told him once not to talk to her, but he's attempted to get in contact with her again now that she's turned 18. She's adolescent and wants to have a friendship with... Read more »
Well she is legally an adult so you can't control who she talks to directly but if she is living in your house and you are supporting her you can lay down your house rules. However that might mean asking her to move out if she won't comply and I don't think that is the end result...Read more »
when my daughter tried to gain more custody time so she can benefit from TANf and get job search assistance and a decent amount of child support, the child support office cut her off to zero support stating they both earn minimum wage. she doesn't have a job. he is a contractor and is not... Read more »
There appears to be some confusion here. DHS which administers welfare, TANF and other benefits for low income people has nothing to do with setting or collecting child support. I don't have expertise in how they calculate income so I would suggest you go with your daughter to the field...Read more »
I don't remember her, I think I met her at a bar? She is claiming i'm the father of her child. The paternity has not been confirmed however, what rights do i have? I've confirmed through the paperwork, i'm not on the birth certificate. Can I sue her for keeping the child a... Read more »
Get a blood test and find out if the child is yours first. It may not be. Please understand that this women may not actually know that you are the father. What happens is that when someone applies for welfare the State may force the to name a father as a condition of receiving government...Read more »
Go and talk to another attorney about your situation. Show them your divorce papers and explain why you think that your attorney didn't do a good job of representing you and get a second opinion. It may be that your attorney did an excellent job but there wasn't really a way to make you...Read more »
You can get free assistance for establishing child support anywhere in Oregon. Just go to the District Attorneys office in the county you live in. For Custody parenting time you can find forms at your local courthouse or on line that you can use to file. It would of course be better to have the...Read more »
Is this a question about your how to file your tax return? Assuming it is, the courts generally prefer that a couple that haven't gotten divorced yet look at the way to save the most taxes. You and your husband should agree to have an accountant or CPA prepare your return both ways - married...Read more »
above to be credited to be credited and satisfied in full. All sums due have been paid or otherwise satisfied in full and the judgement debtor does not owe any further sums to the state of oregon in connection with the money award for parentage cost". what does this mean
Heck if I know. Please don't quote a single sentence out of a letter with no explanation of the full situation and expect some attorney to risk malpractice by giving an anonymous stranger legal advice on the internet. It getting good legal advice is important to you, you need to contact an...Read more »
My partner and I split early in the pregnancy (due in one month), things have got worse between us despite my efforts. I’ve contributed in every way I can short of handing her cash (I.e, split any bills for child care or doctors, set up my nursery, bought all big items for her nursery, bought her... Read more »
You won't have any problem being involved in the child's life once the child is born and paternity is established. You do have to wait until the child is born however. If the mom will let your name be added to the birth certificate then your fatherhood will be legally establishes....Read more »
He has been lieing to DHS to get cash assistance and now they are coming after me for child support, I have done and sent everything they have ask of me to prove she lives with me but they still favored him and are making me pay child support when my daughter lives with me. How do I stop this
You initially get paperwork that is only proposed child support. You need to request an administrative hearing and at the hearing put on your evidence. Then if things don't go well, you will be given an amount of time by which you can file an appeal. The appeal will move the case into...Read more »
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