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Answered 2011-09-13 17:40:11

Assuming that the support was paid to the custodial parent and was not through the state's division of child enforcement then the court might waive the debt.

Generally a voluntary relinquishment of parental rights is granted to allow the child/children to be eligible for adoption.

A TPR is not meant to be a legal venue for a parent to be relieved of the financial obligation to their minor children.

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How can a non-custodial parent in Virginia voluntarily relinquish parentaL RIGHTS?

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Can adult child waive arrearages?

No. The custodial parent is/was the obligor, not the child.

Do you have to pay back child support if you and your wife divorce?

If there is a support order in affect the obligated parent is responsible for keeping payments current and paying any arrearages. If the order was mandated after the divorce decree and the couple lived separately there may still be arrearages for support that the non custodial parent is responsible for paying.

Do you have to pay back child support after relinquishing rights in Texas?

You can't fully relinquish your rights until that back child support is paid. So you have to either pay it first or the custodial parent voluntarily waives it.

Would a mother have to pay 6500 in back child support if she is awarded custody of the two children who are now in their father's custody?

Yes. The arrearages would be due regardless of whether the mother is awarded joint or full custodial rights. The judge would have the option of offsetting the arrearages if custody is altered and the father is ordered to pay support, or take other similar action. Additionally, in such cases, the judge will refuse to rule on custodial issues until the arrearages are paid or resolved to the satisfaction of the court. It is also possible that the judge could sentence the delinquent parent to jail time and/or seize property or ganish the income of the delinquent parent to pay the arrearages. Unless the custodial father voluntarily relinquishes his custodial rights or the court has reason to believe he is incapable of parenting, the mother has very little chance of being awarded custody as she has demonstrated a lack of responsibility to her children by her failure to honor her financial obligations.

Does the non custodial parent still have to pay child support arrearages if the custodial parent gets remarried?

Yes. Arrearages represent payments that were due prior to the remarriage. BTW, it's likely that the NCP will continue to owe child support after the remarriage, unless the new spouse adopts the child.

Can you sue for child support arrearages if there is not a court order?

No, before a suit for arrearages can be filed there must be a valid support order in place. The custodial parent can file for support according to the laws of the state in which he or she resides. If the order is granted the court will determine at that time whether or not any arrearages are applicable.

Can a parent relinquish parental rights when the custodial parent dies and the grandparents get custody?

Only with the approval of the court

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Can a Noncustodial mother relinquish custody to custodial father?

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.

How do you remove your baby's father from paying child support?

The custodial parent can relinquish rights to child support payments by simply having such a statement notarized. This is not possible if there is a court order of child support in place. The custodial parent will need to file a petition in the court that issued the support order, the petition may or may not be granted depending upon the circumstances of the case. Furthermore, a custodial parent who voluntarily relinquishes the right to receive child support is not eligible for public aid.

If your child is adopted without your knowledge do you have to pay child support arrearages?

That is not possible unless fraud has been committed by the custodial parent. Before a child is eligible for adoption all legal steps must be completed as outlined by the laws of the state in which the child is a resident. A biological parent must voluntarily relinquish his or her rights to the child or have those rights permanently terminated by the court. An adoption cannot proceed until the above litigation is completed and a final TPR decree granted. When a child is legally adopted by a new spouse or by a qualified party, the responsibility of financial support by a biological parent(s) is terminated. The court will address the issue of arrearages and if they are applicable before the adoption becomes final.

Can a lien be placed on the non custodial parent's car for back child support?

Yes. The custodial parent and/or if involved state child support enforcement agency can sue for child support arrearages. If a judgment is granted it can be executed as a lien against the non custodial parents vehicle or other property.

Can a mother relinquish non-custodial parental rights?

Yes. A non-custodial parent still has some parental rights, which can be relinquished. However, you should consult a licensed attorney before considering such an action.

When the custodial parent in va does not take care of their child for a year do they relinquish the other parent custody?

Only with approval of the court. see my profile

Can a custodial parent relinquish child support rights?

Yes, if they so desire. Whether or not it's a good idea may be open to debate.

Is the custodial parent responsible to pay for visitation travel expenses when non-custodial parent lives out of state?

If the custodial parent is the one to move, than yes.

Who is responsible to pay for visitation travel expenses in Arizona when the custodial parent moves out of state?

Whomever the custody agreement says is responsible. If the custodial parent moves out of state and it would be a hardship for the non-custodial parent to pay the travel expenses, the non-custodial parent should go to the court and seek a modification of the decree requiring the custodial parent to pay travel expenses.

Is the custodial parent responsible for transporting the child to and from non custodial parent?

No. Driving is equal amonst the parents. Non custodial picks up the child for the visit and the custodial parent picks the child up from the visit. This is standard

Can a mother sign documents to not get child support?

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.

Can you be held responsible for child support when you become an adult for a child you fathered when you were 15?

Yes. In cases where the court applies arrearages it will usually be from the time the minor reaches 17 with the actual support payments begining at the age of 18. Parentage must be established before custodial, support or visitation matters will be taken into consideration by the court.

Can a 17-year-old move in with a friend and be adopted by the friend's parents?

For a minor to be eligible for adoption they must be either, orphaned by the death of both parents; or both parents voluntarily relinquish their parental rights; or one parent relinquish parental rights so the minor child can be adopted by the new spouse of the the custodial parent; or by all parental rights be terminated by the court. A minor may only move in with another relative or a friend of the family if parental permission is granted or by a court order allowing the action.

Is the primary custodial parent responsible for child attending school daily?


Can one relinquish their parental rights without the consent of the custodial parent?

Depending on where you live, it's possible (although probably unlikely) that a judge will allow you give up your parental rights without the consent of the custodial parent. You will still have to pay child support though.

Does the custodial parent have to agree if you want to relinquish your parental rights?

No, under Louden v. Olpin ["Louden"] (1981) 118 Cal.App.3d 565 , 173 Cal.Rptr. 447, You can't force the non-custodial parent to do anything other than pay support