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I have a serious question. My husband and I were separated for six years but lived in different states. We had two children together who are special needs, which we made an agreement on a particular amount of child support, medical coverage, and that i would go to school on his VA benefits. He recently filed for a divorce in the state of Nevada and I live in California. Because of my children's issues, I became their care provider and started attending school. They receive SSDI from Social Security because of his SSDI claim. He is always retired military at 100% disability. He told me the state of Nevada has jurisdiction over the divorce and child support payments. If I live in California, can I file for child support in my state and will they include his SSDI payments like Nevada. He also told me that if I contested or ask for Alimony, then the would add on the debt in the divorce decree even though he knows I cannot. He does not care that the children are in daycare/YMCA daily and told me that I needed to rearrange his lifestyle. He only wants to pay $539/mo out of his household and is relying on SSDI to pay the rest. Can I file for support in California? Please help. There was also domestic violence in the household and my husband was bipolar.
Thank you. We did live together in NV but only for a few years. We have been separated for 6 years. If Nevada takes jurisdiction, can I get the child support case transferred to California? There was tons of domestic violence and he has only seen them 2 times in 6 years.
I appreciate your help. He receives about $5400/mo and I get a little less than half of that. I will see if I can get a legal aid attorney to help me in Nevada. Thank you for your help.
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