Family Law

Family law questions? Ask a family lawyer online.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Family Law Questions
How far back can you file for child support in Kansas. My ex
how far back can you file for child support in Kansas. My ex never paid any child support when I has full custody of my son. He is now 23 but she should have paid from the time he was 16 to when he tu… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
48,461 satisfied customers
I wondering on how to deal a child support past bill of
I wondering on how to deal a child support past bill of $66,770 dating back to 2000 as a result of a child support order in Arizona. The order was for $266 a month for 3 children but at the time I was… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,474 satisfied customers
Am I obligated to continue paying Child Support after he
Am I obligated to continue paying Child Support after he turned 18 years of age next month? He graduated from High School in May and has decided NOT TO GO TO COLLEGE. He is still living with a careles… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
7,856 satisfied customers
I have a Degree of Dissolution of Marriage and child support
I have a Degree of Dissolution of Marriage and child support obligation filed in Indiana (the state in which we were divorced in 2006). My ex-wife moved to Oregon and I now live in Washington State. I… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
14,510 satisfied customers
May a minor, 17 years of age and a high school graduate, leave
May a minor, 17 years of age and a high school graduate, leave the residence of his/her parent?… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
126,911 satisfied customers
I live in New Jersey and my son turned 18 on May 8, 2014 and
I live in New Jersey and my son turned 18 on May 8, 2014 and subsequently moved into a friend's house on May 12th. He has not changed his address or removed all of his belongings out of my house. He d… read more
LegalGems
LegalGems
Juris Doctorate
14,510 satisfied customers
If you have a court order for 800.00 per month and it is for
If you have a court order for 800.00 per month and it is for multiple children (2). One is in college and I pay room, board, tuition for one child and continue to pay 800.00 in child support. Do I nee… read more
Dave Kennett
Dave Kennett
Doctoral Degree
25,741 satisfied customers
I am a noncustodial parent of a 20 year old. I am responsible
I am a noncustodial parent of a 20 year old. I am responsible for support while he attends college. He is a full time student in Alabama. I am unfortunately unemployed with no income and can no longer… read more
Lady Themis
Lady Themis
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
4,646 satisfied customers
Divorced 5 years ago, joint custody, no child support. (1 child) The
Divorced 5 years ago, joint custody, no child support. (1 child) The past 2 years my son has lived here exclusively (no weekends away). Can I file for divorce decree modification to get child support … read more
WiseOwl58
WiseOwl58
JD Honors Graduate
4,357 satisfied customers
For the state of Missouri, what are the steps to have your
For the state of Missouri, what are the steps to have your child emancipated? Do parents need to petition the court or is this something that is automatic when the child reaches 18. Do parents legal r… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
can a parent request emancipation for an 18 year old who repeatedly
can a parent request emancipation for an 18 year old who repeatedly threatens the parent and is protected under federal privacy laws?… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
In the state of Louisiana, does child support end at the age
In the state of Louisiana, does child support end at the age of 18. My daughter graduates May 21st and turns 18 on June 1st. I don't think I should make the June payment becasue she turns 18 on the 1s… read more
Lady Themis
Lady Themis
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
4,646 satisfied customers
My 17 1/2 year old daughter decided to move out to live with
My 17 1/2 year old daughter decided to move out to live with her boyfriend a month ago, now she's pregnant. The state of Missouri says I can't force her to come back home or report her as a run away. … read more
Law Pro
Law Pro
Doctoral Degree
19,000 satisfied customers
in the state of Texas child support statute states that my
in the state of Texas child support statute states that my child is to recieve child support untill her 18th birthday or she graduates highschool or is otherwise emancipated. My daughter is mentally c… read more
FloridaLawyer
FloridaLawyer
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
737 satisfied customers
I have an 18 year still in high school and just moved in with
I have an 18 year still in high school and just moved in with his girl friends parents she is pregnant. My ex took me back to court for an increase in child support 3 months ago. Do I still have to pa… read more
Attorney & Mediator
Attorney & Mediator
Attorney & Certified Mediator
Juris Doctorate
19,942 satisfied customers
My son is 17 years old (will be 18 in Dec). We live in GA.
My son is 17 years old (will be 18 in Dec). We live in GA. He refuses to go to school; wants to move to Pennsylvania. I do not want to be held responsible for his actions if he takes off and goes ther… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,084 satisfied customers
I live in Nebraska and have three children. I have custody ...
I live in Nebraska and have three children. I have custody and receive child support. My oldest daughter, age 17 will be going to college next year. Does the state of Nebraska include in any way it''s… read more
OnPointLegal
OnPointLegal
J.D.
258 satisfied customers
Regarding a divorce in Florida. I pay my ex-husband child ...
Regarding a divorce in Florida. I pay my ex-husband child support for our two children. My eldest turned 18 in Nov. 2007 so I dropped him from the child support. My ex-husband's attorney has sent me p… read more
Lawrence D. Gorin
Lawrence D. Gorin
Attorney at Law
J.D. (Juris Doctor)
1,494 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Not only did he answer my Michigan divorce question but was also able to help me out with it, too. I have since won my legal case on this matter and thank you so much for it.

LeeMichigan

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

11,971 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

LawTalk

LawTalk

Attorney and Counselor at Law

9,034 satisfied customers

30 years legal experience. I remain current in Family Law through regular continuing education.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

7,856 satisfied customers

I provide family and divorce law advice to my clients in my firm.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

3,624 satisfied customers

16 yrs. of experience including family law.

Barrister

Barrister

Lawyer

3,607 satisfied customers

Attorney with 17 years experience

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Lawyer

3,019 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Lawyer

2,828 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x