My ex haven't seen his daughter since she was born I've been trying to tell him to come see her but he won't I told him I'm going to do child support but he said that he is not going to pay? He has two more kids and he pays child support and he see them but I've been trying to get him to see Abby... Read more »
You can not force a parent to visit. You can file for child support and then that person is responsible whether he visits or not. The Attorney General assists with establishing child support orders. Connect with them.
You really need the assistance of an attorney, especially with children being involved. Many attorneys accept credit card payments, which helps make it easier to afford. If you can't afford an attorney, try calling the state bar to inquire about pro bono attorneys in your area. -Homer P. Jordan...Read more »
If your husband has filed for divorce (and especially since you have children) I suggest that you obtain counsel to help you navigate the entire process. It is not just a matter of filling out forms. The divorce decree specifically, is a detailed document that is going to play...Read more »
Gathering all of your evidence about your current income and how it has changed from the intial determination is where you should start. If it has changed substantially then you probably won't be able to stop any increases. In case you have had another child since the initial order be sure to...Read more »
So we had the same address and I always carried my daughter on my insurance. She never asked for support until I stopped paying a loan for her. I gave her support every month through my bank. I live in Texas.
I moved in November 2018 to TX, He still resides in Colorado. He filed this allocation of parental rights in Colorado. And, not knowing if I am an actual Texas resident after 7 months, how do igo about responding to this? do i have to file with Colorado? or does Colorado courts not have any rights... Read more »
It will depend on when the children were moved and when the actual filing was made. Consult a Colorado attorney if case is pending there to respond. In general, the jurisidiction of the court is the one where the child has resided 6 months prior to the filing. After discussing this with a...Read more »
Read the order and make sure you are at the location specified in the order at the time identified in the order. Keep records. Record exchange. Text her that you are present. You can also call police to make a report. If all this fails then take court action by getting an attorney to pursue your...Read more »
I want to take my child with me out of state to my hometown. Husband physically & mentally abused me, and is a veteran with PTSD. I’ve recently made the mistake of turning to narcotics to cope w/the situation & now I’m worried he has better leverage than me. He just broke my phone & physically... Read more »
Away from where I live. She’s in Michigan, I live in Texas. I was never out on birth certificate, wasn’t informed when he was born, and was not at any of the doctor appointments. The child is 4 years old now and she is wanting to get child support
You can explore options as they relate to whether she has waited too long and whether you have to pay back child support based on the time that you knew about the alleged paternity of the child. An important question is when did you 1st find out about the child possibly being yours? Let us know...Read more »
new one with insurance money. Is the ex entitled to the value of new trailer and its contents and can they raise my child support because of the new trailer? I live in Texas. I'am also raising two minor biological children who live with me.
If you are not married I do not see how your ex girlfriend would be entitled to the value of the new trailer and contents. Regarding child support that be increased or decreased based on your income changing. The fact that you are also supporting two minor children who live with you should also...Read more »
I would suggest you speak to someone in the Human Resources to find out why they are not withholding the correct amount. It may be that they need a corrected withholding order or possibly you are not earning enough money for them to withhold the full amount. The income withholding order should...Read more »
She yelled, cursed and approached my with confrontation when picking up my child this past Friday. She even called the police on me lying. She also mentioned to me she was trying to build a “case” against me. I don’t know what that means but I no longer want her involved with the pick up and... Read more »
Whether or not the child's step-mother (or any responsible adult) is allowed to pick-up or drop off should be addressed in your final decree. If it is not, or there is simply not language there does not appear here that there is enough of a substantial change in circumstances that would allow a...Read more »
The child turned 18 in April 2019, and will not be able to graduate as expected from high school in May due to failing grades. The child is not disabled. The divorce decree states age 18 or graduation from high school, whichever is later.
He has no job, and I do not know if he intends to... Read more »
It depends on whether he stays in school for summer school trying to graduate, or comes back in the fall to asses to graduate. I would meet with the school counselor who deals with issues like this trying to get kids to graduate and find out if there is a plan and if so what. Ask how they handle...Read more »
Children’s father is $13 grand behind on child support..just will not work.He hasn’t held the medical insurance in more than a year. Have taken him to court because he refused to go by 50/50 custody and moved outta state. Took him back at my expense $1000..&refused to agree to standard unless... Read more »
Sounds like you need a good attorney to take him back to court and have him help in contempt and maybe get him to agree to modify some of the terms to allow you to relocate in exchange for not asking the court to throw him in jail, or suspend his driver's license if meet the requirements for that.
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