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Child Support

How do you convince the mother to collect child support?

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Answered 2010-02-08 13:21:44

You don't - You explain the benefits that support could provide for the child.

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If a father terminates his rights can he collect child support from the mother if the child lives with him?

if the mother terminates her rights can he collect child support from the mother if child lives with him?

Can the mother of your child collect child support from you when you have sole custody and seventy four percent?

Reference to "seventy four percent" is unclear, but it seems unlikely that the child's mother could collect current child support in such a situation. (She can still collect past-due support, if any.)

If a got married can the mother collect back child support from my father?

Marriage of the mother, father or child have no relationship to the collection of a debt.

If the father gives up rights to the child can the mother still collect child support from the father?

no the mother should have the legal obligation to take care of the child

Can a grandparent collect child support?

A grandparent can collect child support if they are the legal guardian or custodian of the child.

Can a mother collect child support once the child reaches twenty?

no not at the age of 20 years of the child. It may be of 25 years of the child

Can sisters get child support from their father if mother objects to it?

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Can a father work and collect welfare on a child he has shared custody and mom pay child support?

Yes, if the father has more time with the child than the mother, she will owe him child support.

Is it legal for a mother to collect child support while the father is living with her and the child?

It depends on the state. In most states the father would still be required to pay child support, even though he is living with the mother and the child. However, if the father was financially supporting the mother and child, it's likely that the courts would suspend the child support order.

If spouse takes child out of state against your wishes can she collect child support?

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.

If a child turns 18 does the father that didn't pay child support still owe back child support to the mother in SC?

The father probably still owes the back child support, but it may become more difficult to collect.

Can illegal immigrant mother living in Arizona collect child support from US citizen father with joint custody?

Yes if she is entitled to child support after all of the calculations are done. Immigration status has no bearing on child support.

Can i collect child support for my niece that is living under my supervision?

If you are their legal guardian, you can collect child support from both parents of the child. If you are not their legal guardian and they just live with you, you do not have rights to child support.

Can a mother collect child support after 15 years of not collecting?

arrears - yes; current (ongoing) support - yes, if the child is still a minor/dependent; retroactive support - maybe, it depends on several factors

You live in Chicago and your child moved to Mexico only for a year can you still collect child support here in Chicago?

If your child is not living with you, you are not eligible to collect child support. The child support should go to whomever is caring for the child.

Can you collect child support at age 28?

Your custodial parent can collect unpaid support that accrued under an order. Support sometimes continues after the child becomes an adult if the child is disabled.

Do you pay child support if child is 18 and mother dies?

is child support payed if mother dies and child is 18.

Can your ex get family assistance and not collect child support?

Public assistance recipients assign their rights to child support to the State which, presumably, will attempt to establish/collect support.

Can a 35 year old adult child collect back child support from his biological father in new york state after the mother who never filed for child support is dead?

No. The statute of limitations for child support arrears in New York is twenty years from the date of the default. However, in your case it seems that your mother never obtained a court order for child support. You have no cause of action.

Can a mother without custody receive child support?

The child support is to "support the child"...figure it out.

How can a person collect child support when they have to pay child support?

You sue the person for child support. Just because you pay child support for one child does not mean you can not receive child support for the one you have custody of.

When is a child too old to get child support?

In the USA, there is no age limit for a child to collect back child support owed ( arrears ). The point at which it is legally stopped is at the age of emancipation ( 18 ), in most States. However, if an order was filed and there is money owed before this time, the Department of Child Support Services will continue to collect until it is paid in full or settled with the parties ( mother or state ).

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