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My husband and his ex-wife share three children. The oldest

My husband and his ex-wife share three children. The oldest is graduated and removed from the child support case. The middle son lives with my husband and myself full time. The youngest is a daughter who lives with the mother. My husband's child support has recently been increased because she refuses to work and has changed her income to nothing. She lives on federal and local assistance programs. I believe my daughter also draws a check, but from who for what reason I do not know. They refuse to divulge information to me. If this affects me, do I not have the right to have the information she provides to the court verified or Also, should I not be allowed an adjustment for the son whom I am providing full support? I feel to hold me 86% responsible for the daughter's support and her only 14% responsible is wrong when she is capable of working, but simply refuses. What should I do?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: VirginiaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes, he has paid child support for years, but it keeps increasing. First, he changed jobs with a slightly higher pay scale. His child support increased. Just this week he went back to court to prove that he had caught up his child support payments. He had back surgery for a ruptured disc in his lower back and had gotten behind because he was out of work. At this hearing she told the court she was not receiving any income and was not working at all, so a new financial worksheet was done and again the amount increased. The court even has the health insurance he is paying in the mother's column. She has been on the welfare system for the past 22 years. The daughter even receives a check, but they won't tell me for what or why. Don't I have a legal right to know?JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: She has been keeping a child as a baby-sitter in her home. She is paid in cash. Doesn't that count as income? What happens if she reports fraudulent information?

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I am filing child support/arrears paperwork and I do not

Hi, I am filing child support/arrears paperwork and I do not know where the ex lives. What are my optionsJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: AZJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: I am filling out paper work and I see I need to send him some paperworkJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: yes, if he owes support/back do I get to claim her on my taxes

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I have a grand daughter that is 19 years old will be 20 in

I have a grand daughter that is 19 years old will be 20 in Nov. ,her dad is still paying child support to the mother,Can the Dad pay his daughter and not the mother,The mother has never given the daughter any money,just a few times,the daughter does not live at home she is on her own,The father does have back child support,Can my grand daughter ask to make the payments to her and not her mom?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: OregonJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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I have a family law Q. Is a new spouse's income used in

I have a family law Q. Is a new spouse's income used in child support re-calculations in the state of California? Isn't it only the obligation of the parents themselves? My husband and I have kept our finances separately for the past 2 years and even file taxes separately but I"m worried that his ex will have my taxes subpoenaed as well.JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CaliforniaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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My ex is refusing to pay my portion of retirement and is

my ex is refusing to pay my portion of retirement and is behind in child support 8 monthsJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: statesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: np

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I was just speaking with you in regards to a eviction case

I was just speaking with you in regards ***** ***** eviction case here is the court info. We still have not been served with the summons, I found out about this all when I called the court house about another issue with child support. So per this info will I still be able to get the eviction part thrown out?

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I got girl pregnant and don't want a kid what's my choices,

I got girl pregnant and don't want a kid what's my choicesJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: OklahomaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: We broke up b4 I knew

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Family law question. If a father has been supporting his 20

Family law question. If a father has been supporting his 20 month son since birth. Home, clothing, food, etc. File for custody of his son. Is he on the hook for child support because she filed?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: NYSJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes. March 22 the father filed for custody. March 24 she filed a protective order and now child support.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: March 22 she hacked the fathers email account, found out about the petition for custody, attacked him, hitting slapping. He restraint her then left apt to call police. No charges pressed just filed domestic abuse

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I want to file an Order for Separate support and maintenance

I want to file an Order for Separate support and maintenance in the state of SC but am unsure which form I should use. This support would be in regards ***** ***** debt. I have the family court cover sheet, financial declaration and exemption form. What else do I need?JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?Customer: South CarolinaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: yesJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

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