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If both parents have joint custody and the child will live with both parents do either of them have to legally pay child support?
Answer One of the parents would have to file a petition for child support before the court would address the issue.
If both parents have custody but the child lives with one parent does the other parent have to pay child support?
Depends on how much the other parents gross earnings are for the year. I would go to your state site which would have a link to where you could calculate this. Every sta…tes law is different.
It depends on a number of different factors. How often do you have the children vs the other parent? What is your income vs the other parent? etc. Child support is supposed to… reflect the type of lifestyle your child may have had if the parents had stayed together. It is also to keep it fair to the parents. If one makes $50 a week and is told to pay $5 in support, but the other makes $1000 a week, asking only $5 from parent #2 wouldn't be fair. It is based on percentage. So even if you have 50% custody and visitation, if you make more money, then the bulk of support for the child will most likely come from you. Actully its not fair, but we have to pay it because people who dont work hard think it is fair. I work 60 hrs a week and my x wife who left me for another man only works 30 hrs a week. Even tho we make the same money an hr, since I work harder I have to pay the cheating coniving woman.
No. Paying child support is not a reason in and of itself for the court to change the custody order. The parent who wants custody must petition the court for custody and have …a very good reason to compel the court to make such a substantial change. They would need to provide evidence that here has been a change in circumstances since the last custody order was issued by the court and a change in custody is in the best interest of the child. They would need to provide proof that the present custodial parent is unfit.
If I have joint custody with me as primary parent with child support in New Mexico and father moved to California without paying or visiting can I get full custody?
As your husband left you all in New Mexico and went to California without paying the money or even bothering to visit the children and as you ar ethe primary parent you can cl…aim full custody of them. IMPROVED ANSWER: You MUST contact the court to request this. Only the court has the power to order the change to the custody award. Given the circumstances it is quite possible you may be awarded full custody. Added; Also contact the court regarding the failure of the father to pay child support. All states have mutual compacts beween them which enforce each other's custody awards and support orders. Both the New Mexico AND the California authorities should be made aware of it, perhaps they can 'convince' your ex to pay his court ordered support.
Does a non custodial parent have to pay child support to primary custodial parent if the custodial parent is uneployed?
Yes, you do have to pay child support.
If the custodial parent moves out of the US with the child is the non custodial parent liable for paying child support under Texas joint custody law?
And International Law. You can file for custody, but only Cuba actively enforces foreign custody orders for fathers. You can file a motion to place child support on hold, bu…t that means you put it into a trust fund, not spend it.
Should a custodial parent pay child support if you have joint custody if the parent will financially suffer?
It's very common for primary residential fathers to be ordered to still pay child support, regardless of their personal problems. More of them pay than the non-custodial mothe…rs pay all together, even when the father has sole custody. With the shift in economics, this may change, but not likely. see link below
Probably not, unless one child has special needs, or if there is a substantial difference in the incomes of the two parents.
If you have Joint Physical Custody and Joint Legal Custody would one of the parents have to pay Child Support and if so which one?
The one earning the greater amount, however it would be based on the difference in the incomes, rather than the gross.
Who gets to deduct for child dependent when parents are separated with joint custody and one parent pays child support to the other who is usually custodial except for frequent visits?
Only the parent with whom the child lived for more than 50% of the year (183 days or more out of 365) can claim the child as a dependent. Days are counted based on the number …of over night visits, so only count the day if the child spent the night at your house.
Does the father have to pay child support if there is joint legal custody with mother having primary placement?
yes the father should pay for child support. It is his child and wouldn't you want the best for him/her so yeah fathers do have to pay child support!
Does a parent who has primary physical custody have to pay child support if the child moves in with the non-custodial parent?
If the person with the temporary custody petitions the courts for child support you may be obligated to pay. If support orders are already in place, then the order can be modi…fied as to the payee and the obligor must continue to make their regular payments.
Parental judgement of whether the child is still under his care would come into play here. However, if it were me, if the child is old enough to move out, they are old enough …to support him/herself.
Yes. That parent may be required to pay child support depending on the incomes of the parents and other factors. You need to consult with an attorney who specializes in dome…stic issues in your jurisdiction. Yes. That parent may be required to pay child support depending on the incomes of the parents and other factors. You need to consult with an attorney who specializes in domestic issues in your jurisdiction. Yes. That parent may be required to pay child support depending on the incomes of the parents and other factors. You need to consult with an attorney who specializes in domestic issues in your jurisdiction. Yes. That parent may be required to pay child support depending on the incomes of the parents and other factors. You need to consult with an attorney who specializes in domestic issues in your jurisdiction.
Is the father the only one that has to pay child support if the mothers parents have custody of the child?
No, both biological parents are obligated to care for their child. However, it depends on the circumstances and the court orders in the case.