There is never a guarantee that a person ordered to pay child support will do so. Even with a court order, some people do not follow through on their responsibilities. If you find yourself in a position where you aren't receiving the compensation you need for your child, don't worry. There are steps that can help you get what you need.
If you've been paying too much in child support, one of the things you might be asking yourself is if you can get some of that money back. The court order designates how much you pay, so in your opinion, any overpayment should be returned to you. Does it work that way?
When you receive child support, you need to know that it is going to be on time. If it won't be, then you should know why and if you need to take steps to have it enforced.
Here's an interesting report with information that most people probably wouldn't have thought about. According to the news from Dec. 6, lottery winners in North Carolina who were behind on child support or back taxes didn't have that money taken out of their winnings.
You may have recently decided to get a divorce, or maybe you've never been married to the mother or father of your child. Whatever the case may be, your child deserves to receive child support from the non-custodial parent. This support is there to enhance your child's life and to provide the support that two parents would provide if they lived together and raised the child in the same home.
For parents who are incarcerated, a new plan to reform child support payment rules could be beneficial. According to the news from Oct.16, the president has been looking at child support payments and how they become a crippling debt for those who are incarcerated.
Divorces come with many questions. Who will get the home you live in? What happens to your children or pets? How can you move forward with your divorce as quickly as possible? Here are a few questions and answers that may help.
If you're in the military, you may have a few questions about how to collect child support or to enforce other agreements with your child's other parent. Here are some commonly asked questions and answers.
When you have a child with another person, it's important that your child has the right to know both parents and that you have the ability to seek child support if you're not in a marital relationship.
When you're getting a divorce, one major concern you may have is how much you can pay in child support. You need to be able to afford your own needs along with the needs of your child, and you could be taking a major hit to your family income by splitting up. Will you need to struggle to pay an unfair amount of child support? You shouldn't, because strict guidelines are used in North Carolina.