Does receiving child support mean you're the custodial parent?
No, sole custody fathers can also be ordered to pay child support if their income is significantly higher. This is common in California.
In most states, no, the custodial parent cannot refuse child support. Very few states allow the custodial parent to decline receiving child support.
In the state of Texas if you are seventeen and your parent is receiving child support does the child have to live at home for parent to continue child support?
Yes. Child support is for the "custodial parent". If you are not living at home with your custodial parent, then they are no longer eligible to receive child support. However, the non-custodial parent can request a modification if the child is no longer living with the custodial parent and that includes a change of custody. A 17 yr old is not emancipated in Texas, unless proper procedures through the courts have taken place. If that… Read More
If the custodial parent is on SSI disability are the benefits considered a source of income when determining child support in Indiana?
The custodial parent (the one who has the child/children) is receiving SSI that is not included in the decision of the amount of support paid by the non custodial parent. If the non custodial parent is receiving SSD or SSI or other public assistance it is included in the decision for the amount of child support granted and such benefits can be garnished. Please click on the related links below: Public Web A non custodial… Read More
No. That is not up to the child. If child support payments are in arrears, it means that the custodial parent was not receiving the child support as provided in the child support order issued by the court and the non-custodial parent was in contempt of a court order. The arrears are also set forth in a court order. The funds are owed to the custodial parent. Therefore, the debt cannot be "forgiven" by the… Read More
The custodial parent is receiving social security for himself and for the two girls and now are receiving child support how does the child support affect the social security he is receiving?
As he's on SSD, none at all.
A parent must obey the child support order. A custodial parent may be serving in the military with the child under temporary guardianship. That is no reason to stop paying child support. If the child isn't living with the custodial parent who is receiving child support the matter must be brought before the court.
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… Read More
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 is on any public assistance he or she must attempt to collect financial support from the non custodial parent or they will be disqualified for public aid.
The non-custodial parent will be required to pay child support. The non-custodial parent will be required to pay child support. The non-custodial parent will be required to pay child support. The non-custodial parent will be required to pay child support.
you should be the one receiving it
Yes the child support can be revoked since the parent receiving support is no longer legally supporting the child
What if a non-custodial parent is paying child support to a custodial parent for a child who does not even live with the custodial parent?
Contact your child support office or court that issued the child support order and request a modification of the child support order.
Well no, but if the custodial parent need benefits or financial support form the state the non-custodial parent will be asked by the state for child support. Parents are first responsible to support their child.
No. Child support and arrears comes first. If she then still is not making enough she can get assistance.
The child lives with you and you are entitled to child support from the non-custodial parent. The child lives with you and you are entitled to child support from the non-custodial parent. The child lives with you and you are entitled to child support from the non-custodial parent. The child lives with you and you are entitled to child support from the non-custodial parent.
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… Read More
With the exception of cases involving welfare, child support is not mandatory in any state so yes, a custodial parent can sign a waive of back support if he or she so desires. If the child is receiving some form of federal or state aid, in that case, no.
Child support is paid to the custodial parent. It must be paid until the child support order is modified. Child support is paid to the custodial parent. It must be paid until the child support order is modified. Child support is paid to the custodial parent. It must be paid until the child support order is modified. Child support is paid to the custodial parent. It must be paid until the child support order is… Read More
Can a minor receiving child support continue receiving support once he breaks the law and starts using drugs?
Typically, the custodial parent of a minor continues to receive child support until the minor becomes an adult or is emancipated.
The custodial parent is the parent with custody/guardianship of the child.
No. Support amounts are based upon the income and assets of the non custodial parent. The amount is not increased because the custodial parent is not employed because the money is for the support of the child not the custodial parent.
No. Unless specifically ordered otherwise, child support payments go to the custodial parent as ordered.
Does a non-custodial parent have to pay child support if all children live with them and not the custodial parent?
In Massachusetts: If there is a child support order (issued by the court) then the 'non-custodial' parent will have to pay child support to the 'custodial' parent until the child support order is modified by the court. Even if the kids actually live with the 'non-custodial' parent, that parent still has to follow the current court orders, no matter how unfair. If the kids are living with the non-custodial parent, though, it shouldn't be too… Read More
A parent who is receiving public assistance (including SSI) should not be ordered to pay support.
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.
No, it's a matter for the obligor to report the situation to the court, and either request a modification of support, and/or custody order as soon as they discover that the child is not living with the custodial parent. The court can investigate the situation.
Of course. Unless the non-custodial parent takes sole custody, the non-custodial parent is still responsible for paying child support to whomever the child goes to. There is no reason the death of a parent should terminate the other parent's child support obligation.
If the non-custodial parent becomes the custodial parent they do not have to pay child support. It's the non-custodial who pay to the custodial who is the one who takes care of the child every day.
Most often this occurs because they've been pressured by the non-custodial parent. A common tactic is for the non-custodial parent to threaten to take away custody if he or she has to pay child support. The custodial parent will then consent to not get child support to avoid a costly custody battle. This is why most states have made child support mandatory. A custodial parent can't decline or give up child support voluntarily in those… Read More
In Illinois if a 17 year old moves in with Grandparents and out of custodial parents home is the noncustodial still obligated to pay child support to the custodial parent?
You still need to pay the child support. Hopefully the parent receiving the money is handing the money over. If the grandparents are having problems, they need to contact the courts to make sure they are receiving the money.
Technically, if it is not in the court order, your custodial parent could still receive support. However, if I were them I would immediately file for your emancipation and stop the child support. If the child is choosing to make adult decisions, they take on adult responsibilities.
If the question refers to the non custodial parent receiving SSI or other such benefits, those benefits are subject to garnishment for child support obligations.
If you're in the US, any past due child support is due to and paid to the custodial parent unless the custodial parent is receiving benefits. In some cases the arrears are owed to the state.
Yes, get a lawyer and review the laws in your state regarding the issue. * No. A suit for child support is only possible when a court order of support has been granted. After receiving such an order the non compliant parent can be sued by the custodial parent in a civil suit or a better choice would be for the custodial parent to enlist the assistance of the state's child support enforcement agency.
No. If the state is supporting the mother and child the mother has no right to free the father from his responsibility to support his own children. The state will pursue him for child support.
Yes, unless the non-custodial parent gets custody. In that case the non-custodial parent must file a motion to terminate the child support order. The child support should be paid to whoever has custody of the child. If it's not the non-custodial parent then the child support order should be modified to reflect the party that should receive the child support payments. You have to pay for your child so you have to pay to the… Read More
Not technically. Child support is for a custodial parent to support the child. Check your state laws.
No. Child support payments must be paid to the custodial parent. The obligor should always make payments to the custodial parent by check and maintain a record of payment. Child support payments should never be made in cash.
The amount is determined by statutory child support guidelines in most jurisdictions or the department of social service in the state the child lives if the child is receiving financial support from the state.
In depends on the state. In some states, the custodial parent can voluntarily decline to receive child support. In other states, the non-custodial parent is legally required to pay child support, whether or not the custodial parent accepts it.
There are no valid reasons not to get child support. That money is supposed to be used to help raise the child. If the custodial parent tries to refuse child support before a judge, the judge will override the custodial parent's wishes and explain that the child support belongs to the child, not to the custodial parent.
custodial parent should take it to court. if the custodial parent keeps the child away from the non custodial parent then the custodial parent could do jail time
If the non custodial parent pays the custodial parent child support on time Can another family member take the non custodial parent back to court for child support re-evalution?
It seems unlikely that a non-custodial relative would have "standing" to request a change in child support.
The non custodial parent pays child support. If the father has custody of the child then the mother pays child support and vice versa. If the father is the non custodial parent and is in school he is still obligated to pay child support whether he is unemployed or not. The only thing that can relinquish a support order is if the parent is incarcerated and not receiving an income, if you sign over your… Read More
Does the non-custodial parent need to have insurance on the child when paying child support in Texas?
Yes, if it is so ordered in the child support agreement. If the parent loses their insurance and the custodial parent has the ability to insure the child - it will be possible for the state to order the custodial parent to do so. This may change the amount of support the non custodial parent pays - it is entirely up to the whim of the courts.
Yes. if you have a court order to pay the child support you have to pay even if you are in a relationship with the custodial parent
Is there a law that states that a custodial parent whom receives child support must have that child living with them in their custody?
In order to receive child support and the whole idea and the point for receiving child support is because the child resides with the person that is receiving it. Now you may want to check your local laws incase for some reason they are different but yes the child must live with the person receiving the child support.
If my child is 20 years old and lives on a college campus can the child support go straight to him instead of the mother?
First of all, court ordered child support is paid until a child reaches the age of 18 so it would go to the custodial parent who is caring for the child If this is back child support from before the child turned 18, it would still go to the custodial parent who is on the court order. You would still owe any unpaid balances to the custodial parent. Obviously, the parent supported the child until… Read More
Not usually, but there are some cases in which you might. 1. Some states require the non-custodial parent to continue to pay child support if the child hasn't graduated high school and is still living with the custodial parent. 2. If the child is disabled, there is no cut off age for ending child support. The non-custodial parent will continue to owe child support for as long as the disabled child lives with the custodial… Read More