Many clients ask how soon they can expect their child support payments to start arriving? A number of factors may affect the date on which you will begin receiving your child support. Here are the usual steps in the process: • A child support amount and start date for the support
The term nesting refers to a child custody arrangement during or after a divorce in which the children continue to live in the home while the parents rotate in and out depending on when they have the kids. In this situation, the kids get to stay in the family home
Divorce is tough and final, but all decisions made at the time the divorce is finalized do not have to be permanent. At any time after a divorce is finalized, either ex-spouse can request to modify an aspect of their divorce agreement. The court understands that changes occur all the
Paying child support in the state of Louisiana just got easier. Parents in Louisiana who pay child support through the state's social services department now have a new option to make their payments through. A new tool called MoneyGram, a money transfer company that's located in 780 locations in the
Lawmakers in Louisiana are considering shortening divorce wait times on no-fault divorces for couples who have children under 18. Currently, divorcing couples with children under 18 must be separated for one full year before they can get a divorce. Lawmakers now want to make it so that they only have to
Are expenses such as child care supposed to be taken out of my child support? Yes. Child care expenses are usually added into the basic child support obligation when support is calculated. If the child care expenses were included in the child support calculation, you would then pay your child care from
How does providing health insurance for my child affect my child support amount? If you pay the health insurance premium for your child, the amount you pay will be taken into account when calculating child support. You will receive a credit for the amount you pay per month for your child's
Under Louisiana law, child support is ordinarily ordered to be paid until the child reaches the age of majority. However, if the child turns 18, but is enrolled as a full time student in good standing in a secondary school. the support continues until the child turns 19. Louisiana law
The Person I Am Divorcing Is Not The Biological Parent Of My Child. Can I Still Collect Child Support From My Spouse?
The person I am divorcing is not the biological parent of my child. Can I still collect child support from my spouse? No. If you married your spouse after your child was born, and your spouse has not adopted your child, your spouse will not be obligated to pay child support
Yes. A move out of state will not end your right to receive child support. However, the amount of child support could be changed if other circumstances change, such as income or costs for exercising parenting time.