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Answered 2006-12-13 00:44:07

Yes, custodial issues and child support obligations are two completely different issues and one has no bearing on any decision that may be made concerning the other.

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Does the father still pay child support if the mother voluntarily gives custody to someone else?

No, if the mother voluntarily gives cutody to someone else, she can no longer be paid child support because she no longer has custody of the child. What happens now is the father can obtain custody because he does have rights or the person who has custody and have legal guardianship can file for assistance in which child support can be included or filed.


Does a father in nc have to give back his child to the mother in sc if no court order custody is in place?

No, both parents have equal rights to the child. If the child is currently living with the father, then he has established temporary custody. A court will need to decide upon a formal custody and child support agreement.


Can a father win custody if he is behind in child support?

In Alabama custody and visitation have nothing to do with child support. Not sure about other states.


In Texas if the mother has custody of the children and goes to prison does the father still have to pay child support?

Yes, if the father is not given custody he will be obligated to keep paying support to whomever the court awards custody or guardianship of the children.


How can a father gain custody in MN?

A father can gain custody by going back to court probably with an attorney. The judge will have to decide that the switch is in the best interest of the child.


Does a father have to pay child support when he loses custody?

yes


How can a father avoid paying child support if the grandmother gets custody?

My answer to that would be 'No'. The father is responsible for providing child-support regardless of who has custody of the child; at least until the age of 18.


Can a father get custody after 14 years just because I file for child support?

Filing for child support has no bearing on the issue of custody. Custody is decided on the basis of the welfare of the child. To get custody of a child, the father would have to demonstrate that he would do a better job as parent. I will add that even if you do need financial assistance, that does not in any way suggest that you are not a good mother. Those are separate issues.


Joint custody the mother told the father in court that he does not have to pay child support because she has moved a long distance from the father the is this legal?

Only if approved by the judge.


Should a father ask for child support first?

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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?


Can a father of a child sue for child support if he does not have custody of that child?

Of course not. Child support payments are paid over to the parent with legal physical custody.


If my child father is deceased and I don't have full custody of our kids do I have to pay child support?

You may have to pay child support to the one who has custody of your children.


If custody is given up do you have to pay child support?

If you're the father


When two parents split up but were never married what type of custody does the mother have by default if the father has a visitation order and pays child support?

It's all up to the courts to decide. A mother can request full sole legal custody of the child even if the father has visitation rights and pays child support. The mother does need to prove to the courts why full sole legal custody is in the child's best interest.


What happens to the child support payments when the mother of the child dies and the father has legal joint custody?

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Im the father and you live in IL The mother lives in TX your son lives with you If you have joint custody but you have residential custody can you the father still get child support?

yes


Does a father have to pay child support?

If he doesn't have physical custody then generally he must pay child support.


Can a father refuse custody of his kids?

Yes he can. The court will award full custody to the mother or to a legal guardian if necessary. However, the father will be required to pay child support.


May the father of the child waive child support arrears if they both have joint custody but father has physical custody and mother has child for summer and holidays?

No. If there's a court order against the father, which resulted in any kind of arrears, the father is still responsible for it. Arrears are paid and there's no statute of limitations on it, as well as, any support and/or custody modifications.


Does that father have to pay child support if he loses joint legal custody?

The fathers financial responsibility to his children does not end because the courts have decided that custody should go exclusively to the mother or others.


Does the father of a child have to pay support if the mother does not work?

Yes the father would still have to pay child support if he did not have custody of the child and the mother did not work.


Can a grandmother be awarded custody of a child if the father lives out of state in new york?

It is highly unlikely that a grandmother would be given custody just because the father lives out of state. If there are other factors such as abuse by the father then, possibly, but not certainly. The court would look at the case carefully and decide what is best for the child


Can a 14 year old decide she wants to stay with the father when the mother is doing illegal things?

She can probably get her father to appeal for custody.


The parents have joint custody with mother having physical custody then can the seventeen year old child decide to live with her father?

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