I've never heard of mortgage support before, but there's no deduction for it.
If you mean that you pay the mortgage directly to the bank then you can deduct the interest for the amount you pay on Sch A. It's a good idea to discuss this with the other individuals on the mortgage who make payments so you don't over or under deduct the applicable amount.
Kathryn Hilbush's answer Custody and support agreements need to be entered as court orders to be enforceable. However, assuming neither parent disputes the terms of the custody agreement, the fact that it's not been entered as court order should not cause an issue with the support case.
Penelope A. Boyd's answer This is a concerning situation. If I understand the question, your daughter was not with her father but with her grandfather. If you and the father cannot agree to something that keeps your child in a safe environment, then you could consider seeking modification of the existing order. Withholding a child is a violation of the order, and you will need to show the court it is the only way you could keep your child safe.
Kathryn Hilbush's answer You should meet with an attorney in person to discuss this. I'm not sure where a civil rights violation comes into play but I'm sure you'll have more information to present if you meet with someone in person.
Kathryn Hilbush's answer The grandparents need to consult in person with an experienced family law attorney in the area where the custody order was entered. It sounds like there are quite a few facts in this matter which have not been set forth in your post and, frankly, shoudn't be posted online. However, it does seem odd that the grandparents would only have one hour of supervised visitation monthly. Talk to an attorney in person to discuss the situation in detail.
Kathryn Hilbush's answer Your child's surname will remain as it it is. If you want to change the child's name, you'll either have to file a formal petition to change name or your new husband can file to adopt the child as a stepparent.
Penelope A. Boyd's answer This is a decision your parents need to make. But if your brother has a mental illness and is dangerous to himself or to others, he might be involuntarily committed for treatment. I don’t know what county you’re in, but you can get information about mental health treatment options from the county mental health office. If your brother is acting dangerously, you should encourage your parents to call the police. In the meantime you and they can learn more about how to help your brother. A...
Kathryn Hilbush's answer The act of granting custody to the grandparents will not in itself terminate your parental rights. That's a completely separate action. However, it appears to me that you would be well served to discuss your current situation with an attorney experienced in child dependency law before allowing this matter to progress much further.
Penelope A. Boyd's answer The fact that you are asking this in the context of a custody case suggests you are more concerned about the custody case than any physical abuse. If that is not the case and your child has been abused then you should report it. It is a difficult situation in real life because you have no way of predicting what will happen. The safest thing to do is to discuss your options with a local family law attorney.
Penelope A. Boyd's answer In an adoption in Pennsylvania there is a provision that allows (in some cases) for limited continuing contact with the biological family. In custody, grandparents of a deceased may petition the court for partial custody or visitation. It all depends on what the court determines to be in the child’s best interest.
Kathryn Hilbush's answer You would contact the court house in the jurisdiction where the case took place in PR. Not having any more information, I can't suggest what are of the court you would want t start with.
Kathryn Hilbush's answer You may have to follow the PA relocation procedure. Your question really needs to be addressed by an attorney in an in person consultation during which the logistics of your ex's move and your prospective one, along with those of your custody arrangement, can be carefully reviewed in detail.
Cary B. Hall's answer Impossible to answer without sitting down with you and going over your entire, detailed history since CPS got involved. But if what you say is accurate, it sounds like you're doing everything right so far -- and at some point, CPS will have to let go. They're typically hesitant to do so, however, and -- like you're experiencing -- they tend to keep moving the finish line so that supervision never ends.
I suggest you consult with, and then hire, an attorney to act as your advocate....
Cary B. Hall's answer If you want to relocate cities within Pennsylvania, you will probably still have to give the other parent a formal notice of relocation . . . especially if the distance is far (say, from Philadelphia to Erie). There are very specific rules and procedures for this, and so you should probably sit down with an experienced family law attorney to discuss them.
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