Do you pay child support if mother is in jail?

Answer You are still the father of the child regardless of where the mother is; so of course you still have to pay support. In such case the payment would go to whoever the child's legal guardian is while... Read More »

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Does the mother who files for child support first get more for her child than the other mother who files for support after she does. And will support be decreased or altered for the first one?

No. The family with the older child[ren] gets the full percentage of net income. The family with the younger child[ren] gets a percentage of net income after subtracting payments ordered and being ... Read More »

If the mother leaves her child and husband and the husband takes over the care of the child who has legal rights to that child and does the father have to pay child support to the mother?

Answer If a mother leaves her children in her husbands care and leaves the marital home then he owes her no child support. In fact she owes him child support. They have joint custody of the childr... Read More »

If there is not a court order for sole custody of a child and the mother is behind in child support can the father take the child out of the US without permission from the mother or the court?

Answer Obtaining a passport for a minor in the US requires both parents. You'd would have to get a court order giving you custody. More Conributor Opinions Being granted sole legal custody does n... Read More »

You are 17 and your mother receives child support for you how can you get that child support?

You can't. She needs it to pay for your food, the electricity to cook it and to heat your bath water and to vacuum your room and the rest of the house. She has to buy you school uniforms and other ... Read More »