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YupYes it is right. When you adopted the child you not only took him into your life forever, you also took in all financial responcibility associated with the child until he is no longer a minor.
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Q: Your wife had a son the father never saw him you came into the picture adopted the boy later on was ordered by the state to pay child support is this right Married to the mother for 26yrs have 5 kids?
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Can a grandmother be ordered to pay child support in Pa?

Only if the child is biologically hers or adopted by her.


Can a husband be responsible for child support for kids that are not his in the state of Idaho?

No, a person will not be ordered to pay child support on any children that are not his. The only way a person would be ordered to pay child support a child who is not theirs is if they had legally adopted that child.


If there was never any court-ordered child support is the biological father of a child responsible for child support if the child is adopted by his stepfather?

In general, no.


What if someone was paying childsupport but they were not married and there was no paternity testing or paternity acknowledgement?

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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.


Does child support go to a child who is 18 and not living with custodial parent?

No. Unless specifically ordered otherwise, child support payments go to the custodial parent as ordered.No. Unless specifically ordered otherwise, child support payments go to the custodial parent as ordered.No. Unless specifically ordered otherwise, child support payments go to the custodial parent as ordered.No. Unless specifically ordered otherwise, child support payments go to the custodial parent as ordered.


If a married man father a child outside his marriage can his wife be ordered to pay his child support in Alabama?

It isn't his wives child.


How can the father avoid paying the court ordered child support?

He can't avoid court ordered child support.


Is a spouse financially responsible for back child support incurred before marriage?

Well, the spouse that is subject to the child support and responsible for whatever the courts have ordered. Your question is some what confusing, since it seems that you married someone to whom had a child support order upon you. If that occurred, you would still be liable for what the court ordered regardless, unless a request to modify was made and ordered by the courts.


How do you get your court ordered child support?

I suggest that you contact your State's child support agency for any problems collecting court-ordered child support.


Can you still go after the father for back pay child support if your child is moved out?

Yes. Arrears associated with court ordered child support can be pursued.Yes. Arrears associated with court ordered child support can be pursued.Yes. Arrears associated with court ordered child support can be pursued.Yes. Arrears associated with court ordered child support can be pursued.


When you get divorced is child support ordered?

It's not required but it is almost always ordered.


Can the biological father of a child be made to pay support if he is not he legal father?

A biological father is the father of the child. A step-father is not. If the step-father has legally adopted the child that is not his when married then yes, he would have to pay support. If not married and the child is not his then no, he does not have to pay child support, but he may have to go to court to resolve the matter.


Can you get back child support after the children's father has signed over his rights to them?

Termination of parental rights does not terminate child support until/unless the child is adopted. At that time, the biological parent still owes whatever he had been ordered to pay and has not paid.


Who has the power to over turn a court ordered child support payment?

Who has the power to over turn a court ordered child support payment?


What happpens if the father is married to someone else but can not afford to pay child support to his ex wife and kids?

Laws differ between states. If the support is court ordered, then he can lose his drivers license and/or be put in jail. He MUST pay the court ordered amount and if he doesn't make enough, he needs to get another job. Most states can attach his wages. Remarriage has no bearing on child support. But will have on spousal support. Laws differ between states. If the support is court ordered, then he can lose his drivers license and/or be put in jail. He MUST pay the court ordered amount and if he doesn't make enough, he needs to get another job. Most states can attach his wages. Remarriage has no bearing on child support. But will have on spousal support.


Do I still have to pay support if the 19 year old child I adopted when he was 7- his Mom and I divorced shortly thereafter- he changed his last name back to his deceased fathers name last year?

If you live in the US, the fact that he changed his name is irrelevant. Since you adopted him, you are the legal father and as such are responsible for child support for as long as the court has ordered.


Can you sue for back child support that is not court ordered?

No. You must establish the arrears by virtue of a court order and non-payment of the court ordered child support.No. You must establish the arrears by virtue of a court order and non-payment of the court ordered child support.No. You must establish the arrears by virtue of a court order and non-payment of the court ordered child support.No. You must establish the arrears by virtue of a court order and non-payment of the court ordered child support.


Do you get back child support in Mississippi after the father has signed over his parental rights?

Termination of parental rights does not terminate child support until/unless the child is adopted. At that time, the biological parent still owes whatever he had been ordered to pay and has not paid.


Woman married got pregnant should u pay child support?

Yes, unless the child is being adopted by someone else like her husband.


Can grandparents be forced to pay child support in Pennsylvania?

No. Only biological parents or persons who have legally adopted a minor child are responsible for their financial support. However, if the grandparents's child is a minor and a father, they can be court ordered to pay child support in his name until he is old enough to get a job and pay himself.


Can child support be obtained in divorce for college student in Illinois?

Not exactly. In Illinois, child support cannot be ordered past the age of majority but "education support" can be. One or even both parents may be ordered to pay education support, based on the child's academic expenses. Education support must also be ordered by a judge, separately from a child support order.


Does a father have to pay child support if he never marries the child's mother?

Yes, the father does have to pay child support married or not. As long as you ARE the father. If the father is ordered to pay child support by the court, then that order stands until the child is emancipated or if the order is modified.


Why do you have to pay full child support for an adopted child?

An adopted minor child has the same equal rights to financial support by the parents as does a biological child.


Does child support stop if 16 yr old get expelled from school?

No. The support YOU have been ordered to pay is dependent upon YOU and YOUR situation. It is court ordered of YOU, not your child.