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Absolutely. Unless the other parents rights have been terminated by a judge, (s)he must pay child support according to the state calculator. Visitation and custody are not related to support.
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Yes. The granting of full custody to one parent does not relieve the other of their financial obligations to the child(ren).
Yes, but each case is different. For instance: If the father of the child was into drugs, gangs, just plain lazy and has no interest in the child, then the mother can get s…ole custody. This of course will have to be put before the courts to make it legal. If the judge is convinced the father is not capable or is unwilling to look after the child and help the mother out, then the father of the child will have to pay support and if he refuses can go to jail. If a judge finds both parents unfit the child can become a ward of the court. Good luck Marcy It's true that each case is unique. However, unfortunately for most children, 80% of the time the mother is awarded sole physical custody, regardless of how great of a dad the father might be. Assuming your child's father is a decent guy, try to put your own feelings aside and consider the following facts. Do what is best for your child. Children from fatherless homes account for: 63% of youth suicides, 71% of pregnant teenagers, 90% of all homeless and runaway children, 70% of juveniles in state operated institutions, 85% of all children that exhibit behavioral disorders, 80% of rapists motivated with displaced anger, 71% of all high school dropouts, 75% of all adolescent patients in chemical abuse centers, and 85% of all youths sitting in prisons (http://www.childrensjustice.org/stats.htm). I am a single mom myself, Heather
Yes. In the US the law presumes that an unmarried mother retainssole custody to the child until a court rules otherwise. Childsupport and custodial issues are two entirely dif…ferent matters.The granting of sole custody to one parent does not relieve the noncustodial parent of their financial obligations even if the couplewere/are not married.
Can the mother who has full custody of a child still receive child support from the father who has not seen the child in 3 years after the father s parental rights are revoked?
Answer Yes, the revocation of parental rights does not exclude the parent from being financially responsible until the child or children reach the age of em…ancipation, or the age ordered in the child support petition.
Can a parent that is behind in child support get joint custody of a child whos mother already has full legal custody?
Answer Certainly some evidence of responsibility (ie paying child support, job, time spent with the child) would help your case. Joint custody, however, is not jus…t for the purpose of reducing child support; infact the child support you pay is nowhere near what it costs to raise a child. Consider the ramifications of your sharing custody--what is in the best interests of the child??
What if your daughter is going to be 18 in a month can you still file and receive child support from her father if you were granted full custody of her he has never contributed financially?
yes, if there was an order for support to begin with, hold him in contempt..double check your laws and call your local child support agency ...some states the kids can c…ollect until they are 28 if they are owed back support.
If the father has visitation rights and has not seen the child can you get full custody and receive child support?
How does he have any visitation rights with a custody and child support order?
yes see link
Generally, yes, if you have full physical custody. It's normal for things to happen that way... the custodial parent receives child support payments from the non-custodial par…ent in order to help pay for the child's, well, support... but really it all depends on what the court decree says, and there might potentially be cases in which the court rules otherwise.
First, you cannot file in a new state unless you meet jurisdictional requirements, however the state where the other parent resides has jurisdiction on child support.
If you receive child support and you move out of state and file for full custody does the child support stop?
No, however you he can file an injunction to stop the move.
No. Whether or not you have full custody, the amount is going to be the same, just as long as she lives full time with the mother. The amount is usually based on income guidel…ines anyway.
Yes. Child support and visitation are two separate issues. You need to return to court and request a visitation order or file a motion for contempt if the mother is in violati…on of a visitation order. If you stop paying your child support that will compound your problems.
No, regardless of your age, you are emancipated by being married and therefor does not get child support.
Do you still have to pay child support if you have joint physical and legal custody of your child in MS?
If it's ordered by the court, yes.
Yes. You still must pay any arrears you owe.. Yes. You still must pay any arrears you owe.. Yes. You still must pay any arrears you owe.. Yes. You still must pay any arrear…s you owe..
If you have physical custody by a court order then you should be entitled to child support payments. If you do not have physical custody by a court order then the physical… custody order should be modified so you can receive child support. You should visit the court and ask to speak with an advocate. If that's not possible then you should obtain a copy of any custody and/or child support orders and review them with an attorney.