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My ex husband and I have 50/50 joint custody of my 9 year

My ex husband and I have 50/50 joint custody of my 9 year old daughter. Our divorce agreement was that I would receive 50% of his paycheck. I have already paid taxes on it over the years, but what if I used part of that money to take care of my daughter? Would I still be required to be taxed on his payment?

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LegalGems

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I have another question regarding the proper procedure for

Hi again,I have another question regarding the proper procedure for collecting unpaid shared expenses. My original parenting plan was finalized Feb 23, 2008 and I think the laws have changed, so I don't know if I am able to enforce my childrens' father's payment of his share of medical, educational, sports, clothing expenses.. The wording in my parenting plan is as follows:"Reason for Deviation From Standard CalculationThe child support amount ordered in paragraph 3.5 deviates from the standard calculation for the following reasons:The children spend a significant amount of time with the parent who is obligated to make a support transfer payment. The deviation does not result in insufficient funds in the receiving parent's household to meet the basic needs of the children. The children do not receive public assistance.The factual basis for these reasons is as follows: The parents share custody equally, the obligee earns more than the oblior, and the obligor will reimburse the obligee for his proportionate share of daycare/preschool, agreed upon extracurricular activities and health insurance premiums."My concern is that it only specifies health insurance premiums whereas now (I had it changed January 18, 2017 because I now have full custody) parenting plans state that all uninsured medical costs need to be shared. According to our original plan his proportionate share was 42.4% and mine was 58.5%.I have only kept records since 2014 but have a spreadsheet detailing all medical, educational, extracurricular, and clothing expenses that I have paid for in full while he did not contribute.I cannot seem to find any forms online in order to start the enforcement process (only contempt and I do not think that should be my first approach). I asked DCS for help, but they said they cannot enforce it unless it is a set, dollar amount.Thanks for any guidance.

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JD

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Are you actually there or are you just a bot, ok. well, do

helloJA: Hi. How can we help?Customer: are you actually there or are you just a botJA: I'm an assistant to the Family Lawyer. I work with them to help customers like you.Customer: ok. well, do you know stuff about family law or child support lawJA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: its its multiple places multiple statesJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: its a very long story i would just like to schat with them directly

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Brandon M.

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Juris Doctorate

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Divorce finalized 1/3/17, in the State of Arizona, Graham

Divorce finalized 1/3/17, in the State of Arizona, Graham County Superior Court. Divorce Decree with no children,, Spousal maintenance awarded at $2000.00 per month, beginning the 5th of January, 2017. Obligor was court ordered to deposit funds into a bank account. Thereafter spousal maintenance shall be paid on or before the 5th of each month. In the event Obligor fails to make any payment as ordered an income withhold order will issue upon application of the Oblige. My question is can I file a Petition for Ex Parte income withholding order?? Withhold income without advance notice or hearing?? I have all the appropriate information I need to have obligor's employer made aware.

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Lucy, Esq.

Juris Doctor

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I changed lawyers in a Paternity/Uniformed Child Custody

I changed lawyers in a Paternity/Uniformed Child Custody case because 1st lawyer didn't use evidence I had given to put her on defensive. He didn't help me he in fact she was getting a pass and in response put me on defensive. I changed lawyers. My question is can he get rid of filed case and reopen a whole new one with correct allegations and my wishes?JA: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: FloridaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: If hired a new one 7 days agoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Like what?

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LegalGems

Juris Doctorate

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I have a signed California order for past due child support

I have a signed California order for past due child support for $198K and ongoing child support of $8700. He continues to pay old minute order, $2000 and not new level of support.He is self employed and lives in New Jersey. Not honest and moves money in and out of irrevocable Trusts and IOLA lawyer accounts. You get the picture.I have some of his account # and locations.I contacted a collections lawyer and he wanted 50%, I was told Child Services tend to barter with deadbeat dad for about $.30 on a dollar.I am in debt the amount that is owed.How can I do the process on my own and file the liens and garnishes without a lawyer?

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Juris Doctorate

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UIFSA allows state agencies to register foreign child

UIFSA allows state agencies to register foreign child support orders without commencing court actions.On what grounds can an administrative registration and enforcement action of child support be challenged?

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Phillips Esq.

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Juris Doctor

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I have a son that is almost 17 years old from a person that

I have a son that is almost 17 years old from a person that I briefly dated when I 16. I was 17 when I became a dad. I am not part of his life. However, I am still with the woman that I have been with for 16 years and we have 6 kids together. I was ordered to pay child support for my first child through the DA's office in the amount of $281.00 monthly. I pay this monthly, paid back child support off too. This final amount was set in 2010 for $281.00. I fully support my other children. In 2012, the grandmother of my first born, on the mother's side, asked if I would ok her to become the legal guardian for him so that she could get more financial benefits for him. She promised if I did this, she will not bother us, she had harassed us from time to time. I did this hoping that this would be the end and she would leave us alone. She did get guardianship of both child from her daughter. Since the grandmother got the guardianship, she uses the DA child support division to continue her harassment and even put in writing that she was going to do this to make my life a living hell. Each time she has done this, there have been no changes. She has gone in the last year and 3 months 4 times to the DA's office for child support investigation. Nothing changes but my employer is having to respond every time to the DA's request which is making me look bad. I know that she receives guardianship payments somewhat like foster care and probably has more money for her two grandchildren then I do for my other six kids. My question is, I make 80,000 per year and will now be paying property taxes and interest on a home that I am in the process of buy do I make enough to continue having to pay the $281.00 which was the amount before my last two children? Second question, can I stop her somehow from using the DA's office as a form of harassment? One other thing, the grandmother of my 6 kids has been threaten in writing by the grandmother of my first child and had to get a restraining order against her. I live in California. The mother of my son is in and out of prison due to drug addiction and criminal activities.

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LegalGems

Juris Doctorate

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Can child support be modified downward if the obligor parent

Can child support be modified downward if the obligor parent starts paying for insurance for the child?

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NYCLAWYER

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Juris Doctor.

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