Or whenever she graduates - whichever occurs first. She will be 18 in February but does not graduate until June 2020. Is this actually correct? We have be receiving conflicting information. The way the decree reads the child support and alimony would end when she turns 18 or graduates, whichever... Read more »
Va. Code § 20-124.2. Court-ordered custody and visitation arrangements.
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C. The court may order that support be paid for any child of the parties. Upon request of either party, the court may order that such support payments be made to a special needs trust or an ABLE savings...Read more »
Currently, the interest alone is $15,000, the arrearage amount is $18,000 and is being paid down monthly. Also, I am disabled and wheelchair bound, unable to work do to my injuries and collecting SSD benefits.
Your support order should have the disclosures required by Va. Code 20-60.3.
There should be a paragraph that says something along the following: "14. Notice that in determination of a support obligation, the support obligation as it becomes due and unpaid creates a judgment by operation of...Read more »
I conceived in Texas (San Antonio) I lived there for 6 months and bought a home. When the father found out I was pregnant he abandoned/ left me and my baby. I moved to Virginia with my parents. I want to file child support in Texas but the father is fighting this. Texas child support stated I could... Read more »
16. A statement that if any arrearages for child support, including interest or fees, exist at the time the youngest child included in the order emancipates, payments shall continue in the total amount due (current support plus amount...Read more »
Va. Code 20-108.1 and 20-108.2 lay out in detail how child support is calculated. Both statutes state that the guideline amount determined by the formula must first be calculated by the judge, and is presumed to be the correct amount of child support.
"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 support until such child reaches the age of 19 or graduates...Read more »
Va. Code § 16.1-296. Jurisdiction of appeals; procedure.
A. From any final order or judgment of the juvenile court affecting the rights or interests of any person coming within its jurisdiction, an appeal may be taken to the circuit court within 10 days from the entry of a final judgment,...Read more »
"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.
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