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Your best bet is that you go to court WITH a Family Law Attourney. He will know how to approach the subject with the Judge, very possibablly before you even get to Court. There are many atty's that will see you for no cost to see if they can help you. DO IT!!!

2007-06-16 17:53:46
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Q: If you are ordered to court proceedings over child custody or support and ordered to bring tax returns for the last few years may one ask the Judge that you want a DNA test done for proof?
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Do you have to have full custody of your kids in order to get chilod support?

no, sole custody fathers can also be ordered to pay.

Do you have to pay child support if you have primary custody in California?

Fathers are frequently ordered to do so there, despite having primary custody. see link below

In ms can mother be awarded child support with joint physical custody?

Even sole custody fathers can be ordered to pay child support, when they earn more than the mother. see links

Can you gain sole custody of a child by receiving child support?

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.

Can dad change custody order to an equal shared parental responsibility and pay no child support?

The child support amount would depend on the difference in income. Even sole custody fathers are ordered to pay child support.

Can your ex get your kids just because he does not want to pay child support?

First, it is an Urban Myth that fathers go for custody to avoid paying child support. First, who would support the children while in his custody? Less then 15% of mothers are ordered to pay, and depending on circumstances, the custodial father is often still ordered to pay child support.

Judge wouldn't fix incorrect child support ordered what next?

Wait two years and modify. An incorrect amount is interpretive, as sole custody father are still ordered to pay child support.

If you are a teen parent can you still collect child support?

Yes, either from the other teen parent, or the teen's parents, which can be either the teen mother or father, depending on which has court ordered custody. Child support may not be ordered if the teen parent has joint physical custody, which is best for the child.

What is child support?

Child support is court-ordered financial support paid by one parent to the other who has custody of the children, after the parties are separated or divorced, or when the parties were not married.

Can father get custody if he does not pay court ordered child support?

Support and custody are two different issues. While it doesn't bode favorably as far as custody is concerned if the parent is a deadbeat, it doesn't automatically preclude them from obtaining custody if they can prove that in doing so, it would be in the best interests of the child.

Can your husband not pay the utilities in the home where you reside with children on purpose during divorce proceedings?

If divorce proceedings is ongoing, than temporary child support should have been ordered, from which his percentage of costs is covered

Can a non custodial parent stop paying court ordered child support when the child moves in with them without going to court to change the custody?

No. The NCP must return to court to get legal custody and terminate the support order.

If you have 50 percent custody but don't have your kids 50 percent of the time do you still have to pay child support?

Even sole custody fathers can be ordered to pay. see links

Does the mother have to pay child support even though she doesn't want to in a joint custody case?

If so ordered by the court

Do you still have to pay child support if you have joint physical and legal custody of your child in MS?

If it's ordered by the court, yes.

Do child support papers have anything to do with custody?

Generally no, though there is a presumption of primary residential custody for the obligee parent. In states like California, the amount of time the obligor parent has the child affects the amount of child support ordered.ClarificationChild support orders and custody orders are separate. Generally, the parent who pays child support pays it to the custodial parent.

What if a judge messes up the amount of child support?

Depends on your interpretation of messes up. Child support guidelines are not mandatory. Sold custody fathers are still ordered to pay child support.

Who pays child support if the grandmother is taking care of the kid?

Child support is paid to the person who has legal custody of the child. If the grandmother has legal custody then the child support order should be modified so the payments go to her. In the circumstance you mention, both parents could be ordered to pay.

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

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.

If no custody agreement made but the mother is ordered to pay child support she has taken the child out of state wont bring her back. school is staring back up and the child is not home. Anyone help?

If child support was ordered, there's a presumption of custody, though you need it clarified in order to file an interference with custody charge. See link below for Dads House for more possibilities on what to do. We will need the states involved.

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.

In a child support case between Florida and New York which state governs the child support rate?

In my case, the amount of child support was determined by the state which filed the divorce/custody/support proceedings. My daughter lives with her father in New York, yet Florida has jurisdiction because that is where the original proceedings were filed. When she lived with me, Florida also dictated how much he was to pay me...even though he lived in NY.

If you are ordered by the court to give up custody and you give it to the father have you also given up your maternal rights?

No. You were not ordered to give of your custody rights, just primary residency was transferred to the father. You still have your parental rights, the same as a father, and responsibility to pay child support, whether the father wants it or not.

How does joint custody affect child support in Nebraska?

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