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Child Support - who gets it and why?

A simple, straightforward-sounding question, right? ...and yet, so many people misunderstand the concept, who is entitled to receive child support and why. Here is some basic information:1. Child support is the right of the child (or children, depend...
by Ontario Family Law Blog on Aug 15, 2016

UK can refuse benefits to unemployed EU migrants, judges rule (Vrij verkeer van personen geeft geen recht op Bijstand)

European court of justice rejects commission claim that imposition of ‘right to reside’ test is discriminatory Under the UK’s ‘emergency brake’ new EU migrants will have no access to benefits for four years. Composite: Ste...
by Vreemdelingenrecht on Jun 14, 2016

Can I sue my husband?

Can a married wife sue her husband for child support if they are still married and living together?Asked 33 minutes ago - New York, NY FlagPractice area: FamilyChild Support Family Law —EditIn New York. Married couple, not separated...
by speedingticketkc on Apr 23, 2016

"How do I know my 16-year-old is still in school?" - BlogBite

BlogBite (18)Question: I am still paying child support for my 16 year old son. Someone just told me he is not in school any more and now working full-time. Am I entitled to know what he is doing? How do I find out?Answer: Yes, you are entitled to con...
by Ontario Family Law Blog on Mar 30, 2016

"When do my child support payments end" (4) - BlogBite

BlogBite (17)Here is a hypothetical about which we receive a lot of questions:Question: My son turned 18 nine months ago. I stopped making child support payments to my ex-wife based on our court order a month later. I just got a letter from the...
by Ontario Family Law Blog on Mar 12, 2016

"When do my child support payments end"(3) - BlogBite

BlogBite (16)Child support and when it ends is a topic on which we received the MOST questions.For this reason, we have decided to include some simple question and answer hypotheticals in our BlogBites.Question: My daughter really wants to go to...
by Ontario Family Law Blog on Mar 11, 2016

"Can I deduct legal fees at tax season?" - BlogBite

BlogBite (15)Question: Can I deduct my family law legal fees on my tax return?Answer: you can, but only in specific circumstances. If you are either the recipient of or are pursuing entitlement to either child or spousal support, you have a shot at d...
by Ontario Family Law Blog on Mar 2, 2016

"My ex-wife is now married to a rich guy" - BlogBite

BlogBite (11)Question: My ex-wife is now married to a rich guy. They live in a mansion and she drives an Audi. She does not need child support from me. Do I still have to pay it?Answer: The answer is "yes".The obligation of a parent to support a chil...
by Ontario Family Law Blog on Feb 14, 2016

My child is attending school part-time, do I still pay child support? - BlogBite

BlogBite (4)Question: my daughter is attending school only on a part-time basis. Do I still have to pay child support?Answer: the answer depends on other facts in your case. There are situations in which a Court will order a parent to continue to pay...
by Ontario Family Law Blog on Feb 3, 2016

Can my child tell FRO to stop collecting child support from me? - BlogBite

BlogBite (2)Question: my son has been working full-time for a year now, he is over 18 but his mother is still receiving child support from the FRO (being collected from me). Can he call FRO and help me out? Tell them he is an adult now?Answer: No - a...
by Ontario Family Law Blog on Feb 1, 2016

Introducing - BlogBites

We are all pressed for time - professional and personal responsibilities compete for our attention at various points in the day. How many times have YOU wished you had more than 24-hours to play with?We face time pressures too but we do want to conti...
by Ontario Family Law Blog on Jan 31, 2016

My child is 18, why is FRO still collecting? - BlogBite

BlogBite (1)Question: my child is over 18 but FRO are still collecting child support from me.  Why is that?Answer: the most basic answer to your question is:  "because they have not been told to stop".Why have they not been told to stop col...
by Ontario Family Law Blog on Jan 31, 2016

Spreading The Seed Of Pain 4178

Josh had a grand time being dragged by the hand around the house by Elizabeth and my, who always enjoy playing with other kids. Her little boy laughed and carried on, Tara made an easy decision to cut Liam completely out of Josh and her lives by tell...
by Scragg Man on Dec 14, 2015

Financial Assistance for Fathers Paying Child Support

Fathers paying for child support often face with financial hurdles, and some even do it without being able to see their son or daughters for years. There is no doubt that every father should be responsible to their children, and this is also true for...
by Start Grants on Jun 1, 2015

Alimony and Child Support – From a Financial Perspective!

Are you considering a divorce? Do you have children? Are you seeking child support? Will you also be asking for alimony? Learn More About Divorces From a Financial Perspective Thinking about the financial perspective of a divorce can be unsettling. K...
by Cash Flow Planning for Life on May 19, 2015

Chris Brown Is Taking His Baby Momma To Court

According to TMZ, singer Chris Brown is dragging his baby mother, Nia to court for violating their non disclosure agreement by leaking the story of their child to the press. It also appears that the singer did not know he had a child until last month...
by Virgos Very Own on Mar 7, 2015

Soldiers’ parental rights in custody cases

As a family law lawyer near Fort Campbell, (text me at 931-217-7648 with questions) many of my clients are soldiers in the U.S. Army. As Soldiers, they frequently move from post to post, deploy and are assigned overseas, not to exclude temporary duty...
by Divorce in Tennessee on Feb 20, 2015

Soldiers’ parental rights in custody cases

As a family law lawyer near Fort Campbell, (text me at 931-217-7648 with questions) many of my clients are soldiers in the U.S. Army. As Soldiers, they frequently move from post to post, deploy and are assigned overseas, not to exclude temporary duty...
by Divorce in Tennessee on Feb 20, 2015

Divorce Budget

Ultimately, a divorce is about two crucial things: Finances and Kids. In an initial consult with a prospective client, I frequently ask about the short-term and long-term financial goals of my future client.  I need this information so my client and...
by Divorce in Tennessee on Feb 17, 2015

Divorce Budget

Ultimately, a divorce is about two crucial things: Finances and Kids. In an initial consult with a prospective client, I frequently ask about the short-term and long-term financial goals of my future client.  I need this information so my client and...
by Divorce in Tennessee on Feb 17, 2015


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