Are child support payments by the noncustodial parent required if the custodial parent is remarried?
In general, yes. The payments are for the children, not the parent. The step-parent is not legally responsible for the children unless he adopts them.
If the custodial parent is convicted of a crime and becomes incarcerated does the noncustodial parent automatically becomes the custodial parent - correct?
If you are the custodial parent are you required to give your child's social security number and other personal information to the non-custodial parent if you don't wish to collect child support?
If a non custodial parent has been in prison for ten years of the child's life are they required to make back child support payments for the time period that they were in prison?
Does the wife of the noncustodial parent that owes child support have to pay the custodial parent child support if the noncustodial parent is not working?
It depends on the state. If your state calculates child support based on household income, then yes, she would be required to pay her husband's child support. If your state calculates child support based on only the non-custodial parent's income, then no, should would not be required to pay. However, her husband would still owe that money, and it will continue to accumulate as a debt until he pays it.
Does non custodial parent have to pay child support and alimony if the custodial parent doesnt work?
In some states the non custodial parent is required to pay child support even if the custodial parent is not working, especially if the custodial parent is receiving welfare, AFDC, or public assistance. what will happen is that the noncustodial parent pays child support and the departmant of social services will take that payment and use it as a full or partial payment towards the monthly assistance grant. I do not know what the standard…
In very basic terms the noncustodial parent is only required to pay child support and for the child's needs when in their care so no legally does not need to pay half of anything else the custodial parent wants for their child but morally does your child need braces because of medical reasons (as apposed to cosmetic reasons)? Can the other parent not afford them by themselves? This is your decision unless the custodial parent…
Can custodial parent take child out-of-state for vacation without permission falling on noncustodial parent's holiday weekend?
No. The custodial parent is required to obey the visitation order. They should have made arrangements with the NC parent and obtained their consent. If they continue to violate the visitation order the non-custodial parent should file a motion for contempt of a court order and stay on top of it. They could eventually lose custody.
What is the penalty of a custodial parent of a child who moves the child out of the child's school district without giving the required notice to the noncustodial parent in Washington state?
Yes, as they are separate issues. However, a custodial parent can request a child support order at any time. Also, some jurisdictions do not allow parents to decide that the non-custodial parent will not pay child support. The view is that every child is entitled to be supported by both parents. If the custodial parent doesn't need it then the payments should be placed in a savings account to pay for college. Also, if the…
The custodial parent who receives child support payments is legally required to use the funds for the welfare of the child/children for living necessities, educational costs and so forth. The custodial parent is considered the conservator of the minor child/children and is not required to give said children any of the support money for their personal use unless they choose to do so.
What other action is required to amend the child support agreement after custodial and non-custodial parents agree on payments?
This type of modification must be granted by the court so you'll need to schedule a new hearing and get the judge to sign off on your amendment. An agreement between you and your ex-spouse alone is not sufficient to allow you to decrease your child support payments, however most judges will grant this type of request when both parties are in agreement.
Does custodial parent have to inform noncustodial of school activities even when he picks him up from school?
If the parents share legal custody of the child the custodial parent is required to notify the school that the other parent lives outside the home and provide his contact information so that the school can send him copies of important information. It is the non custodial parents responsibilty to request that information be sent to them. You are not required to submit a summary of everything that goes on at your child's school, but…
In the United States, once a Family Court has ruled on child support, you are required to pay that amount even if you are disputing or filing for a re-adjustment. That is, you will owe the amount the Court has dictated up to the point where it issues a new settlement order. You CANNOT stop payments while refiling. If the question revolves around the custodial parent filing for child support, then yes, it is entirely…
Does a custodial parent have to notify the noncustodial parent when they leave the country with child?
Yes. Minors are required to obtain a passport when leaving the U.S. Both parents have to sign the application for a passport. If the noncustodial parent cannot be present when the application is made he or she must submit a notarized statement of permission. The exception is if the parent requesting the passport has sole legal custody, if that is the case he or she must present the court order of custody. All documents must…
Yes. The custody order must be modified. The change could result in the present custodial parent being required to pay child support. Yes. The custody order must be modified. The change could result in the present custodial parent being required to pay child support. Yes. The custody order must be modified. The change could result in the present custodial parent being required to pay child support. Yes. The custody order must be modified. The change…
If the noncustodial parent has the means to pay a child's tuition does the noncustodial parent still pay child support in the state of Georgia?
If a pregnant 16-year-old wants to live with the non-custodial parent will the custodial parent have to pay child support?
The minor female could not arbitrarily change residences without the permission of the custodial parent or the court. In addition, the custodial parent would not be required to pay support unless the non custodial parent filed for primary custody and support payments and the court granted the petition. The parent paying child support is legally obligated to continue with the terms of the court order until said order is rescinded or amended. To cease the…
Is custodial parent required to help with transportation expenses if custodial parent has moved out of state?
Generally yes. If the custodial parent moves away from the non-custodial parent, the custodial parent is ordered to make up the extra travel costs the non-custodial parent must now pay. The principle gives freedom to move, but discourages long-distance moves. In particular it discourages moves that are designed to deny access to the non-custodial parent.
What are the responsibilities of a noncustodial parent to the child. is there any set guide line for what they are obligated to do to assist in support of the child?
Is asking the noncustodial parent for life insurance in which the particular child is the sole beneficiary a typical child support negotiation request?
Usually no, you can ask for a trust to be set up in the event that the non custodial parent dies, but you can not require a life insurance policy to be created with the child as the sole beneficiary. In this case, the non-custodial parent can choose anyone they want to. If you are worried about the noncustodial parent dying, I would suggest asking for a trust to be set up. he/she is not…
Employers are required under state and federal law to withhold child support as ordered. If the payments are being made directly to the custodial parent, the employer would be in contempt of a court order and the court could impose sanctions. However, the custodial parent should take action immediately by reporting the situation to Child Support Enforcement. The court won't know until it is reported.
Can unforeseen medical expenses for a stepchild of the noncustodial parent effect the amount of child support the noncustodial parent is required to pay?
If you make double payments for a year for the next year will you be required to make normal payments or can you get away with making no payments until the 3rd year?
I believe you are asking for the custodial parent's address. That information is confidential (as is your address). As this usually involve denial of court ordered access by the mother, this info is required in order to serve her with a motion to enforce. It may necessitate a subpoena served on child support enforcement to obtain the info. see links
Can non custodial parent petition for cessation child support when child refuses any contact whatsoever?
If non custodial parent is required to pay child support and quits her job and is applying for disability what happens about the money she owes?
No. The custodial parent is required to obey the court ordered visitation schedule. If they do not the non-custodial parent can file a petition for contempt of a court order and that will cause problems for the custodial parent. The custodial parent must discuss with the child the reasons why they do not want to go on visits and try to define and address the problems. If the issues are serious the custodial parent can…