"The court shall also order that support will continue to be paid for any child over the age of 18 who is (i) a full-time high school student, (ii) not self-supporting, and (iii) living in the home of the party seeking or receiving child...Read more »
My daughters father claims he keeps our daughter 75% of the time however I feel like he doesnt. He keeps her on his days off which is 2 days out of the week and every other weekend. When he gets vacation he get close to a month off and he will keep her but that's it. Here recently the past 6-7... Read more »
Va. Code § 20-108.2(G)(3) "(c) Definition of a day. For the purposes of this section, "day" means a period of 24 hours; however, where the parent who has the fewer number of overnight periods during the year has an overnight period with a child, but has physical custody of the shared child for...Read more »
When both parents have more than 90 days of parenting time, one uses the shared custody child support formula. One takes the combined incomes of both parents and finds the guideline amount of support from the table in Va. Code 20-108.2. Then, because it is shared...Read more »
Right now, my child is over 18. The child support it is set at 507 a month. 300+ for child support and 179 for arrears broken down bi-weekly. I am in a situation where the 179 a month to arrears is realistic can this be modified? Will the judge drop the child support and keep arrears where they are... Read more »
Va. Code 20-60.3, "14. Notice that in determination of a support obligation, the support obligation as it becomes due and unpaid creates a judgment by operation of law. The order shall also provide, pursuant to § 20-78.2, for interest on the arrearage at the judgment rate as established by §...Read more »
Hello, My child graduates from High School in June 2019 and my last payment for Child Support is in May 2019. I pay directly to the mother. Does my child support automatically stop or do I need to file anything with court? I live in Virginia. Thank you.
Virginia and Florida have both adopted the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, UIFSA.
A state that issues a support order has continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify that order so long as someone continues to live in the state, i.e., if anyone is in Florida, file to modify in...Read more »
Child support orders in Virginia can be modified upon a threshold showing of a material change in financial circumstances. A child support order will normally include responsibility for a parent's income share of medical bills not covered by health insurance. It is not clear from your question...Read more »
Child support is calculated based on each parents gross monthly income, cost of health insurance for the children, and cost of any work related child care, so these numbers would be necessary to determine the amount of guideline child support.
The Virginia child support statute provides that support will continue to be paid for any child over the age of 18 who is a full-time high school student, until such child reaches the age of 19 or graduates from high school, whichever occurs first.
Virginia Code section 20-108.2 states that "any child support order shall provide that the parents pay in proportion to their gross incomes, as used for calculating the monthly support obligation, any reasonable and necessary unreimbursed medical or dental expenses." So unless it is stated...Read more »
Me my wife and son came to visit her family in Tennessee. While here she confessed she was talking to another man in Alabama. After getting in a argument about it she called this man and got him to pick her up. She left me and my son in Tennessee with her family with no car and barely any money... Read more »
It depends on what your order says, and if the order was issued in Virginia. If issued in Virginia it will also depend on whether or not your child has graduated from high school or if they are disabled.
The non-custodial parent has a order in GA that was registered through the state of VA. Now he has moved to NC and it's time for a modification. What state calculation would be used and which court would the order be written in.
We were never married. Last time he gave me the $500 as child support was December 2017. He last saw my daughter January 2018. Went to court in March to file for custody/visitation and child support. We've had an ongoing case and court dates since May and our trial is in October this year. It's... Read more »
Every case is different, of course, but typically, if you ask for it the court will order child support retroactively to the date that the petition for support was filed. You should contact an attorney immediately to confirm some important details, including that the correct petition was filed and...Read more »
I have always paid her mom child support in accordance with the VA guidelines as agreed upon by her mom. Her mom has never filed for support nor have I been ordered to pay. Its been this way for 16 years. I've always tried doing the right thing and have continued to pay... Read more »
I'm the custodial parent with a child support order in NY. NY requires support until age 21. We will be moving to VA at which time support is only required until age 18 (child will be 17 at time of move). Which state guidelines are followed? The laws of the originating state or the laws of the... Read more »
A state can only modify the provisions of an order that the state that issued the order can modify. NY cannot modify child support for any age but 21, therefore VA will enforce child support until age 21.
There is no less duration of support option available to the payor.
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