Can a parent that is behind in child support get joint custody of a child whos mother already has full legal custody?
Certainly some evidence of responsibility (ie paying child support, job, time spent with the child) would help your case. Joint custody, however, is not just 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??
Will the mother get sole legal custody of the child if the parents were never married and he hasn't seen the child over 4 years?
She already has sole legal custody as an unmarried mother. He can petition for visitation and pay child support. Read More
What are the rights of an unmarried man with kids in Nebraska who has already established paternity?
He has the right to request custody (joint custody- which may or may not be granted) and/or a visitation schedule and have a child support order entered if the mother is to retain physical custody. Read More
Why would a birth mother be getting served papers from her kids uncle if she hasn't had custody for 7 yrs?
If he has custody of the children he may be petitioning the court for a child support order against the mother. If he has custody of the children he may be petitioning the court for a child support order against the mother. If he has custody of the children he may be petitioning the court for a child support order against the mother. If he has custody of the children he may be petitioning the… Read More
Determining child support has only one goal which is to determine medical, financial and daycare support. Custody is NOT determined when child support is established. To establish child support you have to go to court. Otherwise if the mother was unwed and paternity/custody is not established she automatically has sole custody which entitles you to pay her child support but you are not entitled to visitation, school/dr records etc unless she gives them to you… Read More
The child support is to "support the child"...figure it out. Read More
Even sole custody fathers can be ordered to pay child support, when they earn more than the mother. see links Read More
If the father has custody but the mother raises the child can the mother get partial custody of the child?
If the mother is raising the child and the father has custody the mother should return to court and petition for custody and child support, especially if this is a matter of control. She should consult with an attorney or other legal advocate. Read More
No, she should be paying it. Read More
If the mother is already the non-custodial parent, then the custodial father already has custody. If the question is meant to ask if the mother can give up her parental rights, then you would need to petition the court. Read More
not until the mother files for custody Read More
Yes. If the father has sole custody or physical custody the mother will be required to pay child support under normal circumstances. Both parents are responsible for supporting their children. Read More
YES, a woman can file for child support and not address custody in the courts, but a man can not request visitation time without the subject of child support being addressed. All single mother have sole custody by default, in 49 states. Read More
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. Read More
Single mothers have sole custody by default. Married mother must address it with the court. Non-custodial mothers can still get a child support award from the father. Read More
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. Read More
Can your ex-mother-in-law with whom your kids live with but she has no custody of try to ask for an increase in the child support she gets the kids social security and my chils support?
Yes. Why don't you file for custody? see link Read More
No. An unmarried mother has legal custody of her child in the United States. An unmarried father must establish his paternity in court via a DNA test. Once established he can petition for custody and/or visitation. He will also be subject to a child support order if he mother is to retain physical custody. No. An unmarried mother has legal custody of her child in the United States. An unmarried father must establish his paternity… Read More
Yes, if an order is issued. Read More
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. Read More
You have custody of your 16 yr old but you still pay her mother child support her mother wont sign her over legally what can you do?
File a motion to modify custody. see links Read More
Yes, as long as you have custody of the child/children. Just as the mother can choose for the father to PAY child support. Read More
No. A child is no one's property. An unmarried mother has sole custody until the father establishes his paternity in court. Once paternity is established the father can petition for custody and/or visitation and the court can prepare a child support order as necessary if the mother retains sole physical custody. No. A child is no one's property. An unmarried mother has sole custody until the father establishes his paternity in court. Once paternity is… Read More
When a mother loses custody of her 3 minor children due to drug use and custody is given to the sister who receives the child support?
If the custody order is done through a court of law, the sister will receive (and needs) child support. Read More
Having no income is not a reason for making a change in custody. The father should be paying child support so the mother has some income coming into the home. Read More
What legal right do have if the mother is receiving child support for a child that is not in her care?
If you are the father, file for custody. As for the child support, until custody is decided, request the payment be sent to whomever has the child, plus that the mother be ordered to pay. see links below Read More
A father has no right to "take the child from the mother" under any circumstances. Custody is determined by a court order. Obviously, in this case, the court has established a child support order and a custody order. Generally, the father must provide evidence that the mother is unfit in order to obtain custody through the court. Paying child support doesn't give any right to take the child from its mother. Read More
Yes, if the courts say so. Read More
her choice Read More
Do you have to continue to pay child support in KY if child is truent and mother signs him out of school?
Truancy and child support are two separate issues. You must continue to pay child support, however you can file for custody modification either by seeking custody or increasing custody, thus reducing your child support obligation, if you can prove the mother is not acting in the best interests of the child by enabling his or he truancy. Read More
Depends on circumstances. A single mother has a presumption of sole custody at the time of the birth of the child. Where married parents are separated, there is a presumption of joint physical custody whether or not support is ordered. Read More
If there is a court or administrative order in place, you owe child support regardless of who has physical custody of the child, until/unless that order is modified or terminated. Read More
The mother automatically have custody from birth and the father can petition for custody, visitation and also pay child support after he has proved paternity in court by providing a DNA test. As long as the mother is fit he will get shared custody at the most. Read More
The mother already has sole custody. The father has not rights. see link Read More
If you are married to the mother, no. Then you share everything naturally. But if you have a child and you are separated or not married to the mother, and you do not have custody of the children, you have to pay child support Read More
The mother has full custody. The father have to prove paternity by providing DNA in court and he can then ask for custody, visitation and pay child support. Read More
If illegal mother files for child support but the child support is being paid but she lied to get public assistance can the legal father get custody?
Generally, if the parents are unmarried the mother has sole custody and control in most states until the father can establish his paternity. Once paternity is established in court, the father can request visitations or custody through the court. If the mother retains physical custody she can request that the court issue a child support order. If the father gets physical custody he can request a child support order. Read More
Sole custody and control. Father has nothing except a child support obligation. Read More
If she is in jail she can not have custody so no, she will not get money for a child she does not have custody of. That money goes to the child's legal guardian. Read More
If the child lives with father but the mother received custody in the divorce does father still pay the mother child support?
If the divorce ordered the father to pay support, he owes that support until/unless the order is modified. Read More
It depends on the custody order already in place. If the mother is violating the custody order, the father can sue her for contempt, and ask that she be appropriately sanctioned. If there is no custody order in place, the father will need to sue the mother for legitimation or divorce, depending on whether they are married, and ask that custody be determined. Read More
It's quite possible. Read More
A husband only pays child support if he does not have custody of the child. If he is paying spousal support, it is only supposed to be temporary until the wife can become financially stable. Read More
If the mother has the full custody then she can take the child, and she can get the child support. If she doesn't have the full custody, then she is not allowed to take the child without the father consent, but she still can get the child support. Read More
If the father does not pay child support for more then a year can the mother get full custody or can she get the father's parental rights revoked?
Yes as the father has become a defaulter then the mother can get full custody and have the parental rights of the father revoked. Read More
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?
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The mother. The father have to prove paternity in court and petition for visitation or custody. He can then also pay child support. Read More
The parent would get support from the children's father--only while the children are in her custody as minors. Read More
Women already do pay child support. It's about where the children lives. If the father have custody, the major part or all, she will pay. It's just not as common as the mother having it. And child support is just a small part of what it costs to take care of a child so whoever the child lives with, is already paying most and in most cases that is the woman. Read More