Does my husband prove that he has health insurance for the kid in the review process? Since he lives out-of-state, the insurance provided thru his work doesn't apply to any treatments he get out of CA (aside from ER stuff). We pay his ex 50% of the premium she pays for the kid's health insurance. Would that suffice the health insurance requirement?
the CS court order requires the mom to pay 1/3 of the airfares, but she has never paid a penny for them nor have we ever asked her for contribution as we want to see the kid and regardless of her paying. Is that a factor that the Child Support agency would consider as part of the calculations? Also, whenever the mom has asked us for "extra" money, we've always obliged (and I have cancelled checks for every single payment we mail to her). Does the CS agency even care about that?
One last thing, I believe the ex is going thru the CS agency (instead of the courts since she's out of state) for the modification. Is there any difference? or is it just a straight forward formula?
Also...is There a way to explain to CS that the reason why we had less time with the kid this yr was because he wanted to play sports (which cut short our summer with him)? I am worried because it will appear that in the last 12 months, we saw him less than 20% of the time.
Once the review is complete, does the modified payment take effect upon complete of the review? Or does it retroactively take into effect to the date the review is requested?
I didn't mean to give you a poor rating!! I accidentally clicked on it while I was reviewing the answers you've provided! I've contacted Justanswers to see if that can be remedied. In the mean time, going back to the health insurance thing, my husband's court order states that he has to maintain health insurance for the kid if available thru his employment or otherwise available at no or reasonable cost. Per Fam Code 3751, "reasonable" is presumed if less than 5% of the gross income. The employer coverage cost for the kid exceeds the 5%. Also, the coverage won't be accessible out of CA and per Fam Code 4063, coverage is presumed accessible w/in 50 miles of the kid's residence. And we pay the mom 50% of the premium for the health ins coverage thru her work for the kid. Would that suffice the requirement for my husband?
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