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Under what circumstances can a man avoid paying child support for his "stepchildren?"

A woman marries, has two children, and gets divorced. She is awarded child support but the first husband is a "deadbeat," and basically doesn't have enough income to pay reasonable child ...
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What constitute as income when calculating child support?

What constitute as income when calculating child support? Does it include unrealized capital gains (stocks)? So does a person who has a lot of stocks but very little income only be required to pay ...
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Are you out of the woods if you pay a lump sum child support?

Are you out of the woods if you pay a lump sum child support? If not, in what case can you still be asked to pay more money to support your child? Let's assume that the country is the United States ...
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Can you always ask for an independent genetic testing when you are asked by the court to support your wife's or your partner's children?

Can you always ask for an independent genetic testing when you are asked by the court to support your wife's or your partners children? I am wondering if in the U.S. you can have a court order ...
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Can a marriage be dissolved between Alice and Bob under California law?

Alice is a national of Afghanistan, Bob is of Afghanistan and the U.S.. Bob gained U.S. citizenship as a result of having been in the employ of the U.S. military as a translator and subsequently ...
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Will X be responsible for child support if Y uses the frozen embryo that X and Y conceived to have a child, even if X doesn't want to have the child?

Assume Alice and Bob created together a frozen embryo, when Alice and Bob were partners and living together (i.e., Bob was not a sperm donor). Sometime later, Alice and Bob separated. In the event ...
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How to get a parent to pay child support?

A mother (now on probation for a financial felony) has not paid child support for years. The state child support agency checked and said she has no employment income, but she drives a new car. What ...
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Which law determines paternity (who is the father) in Australia?

I would like to know which Act defines the rules about the determination of a father in Australia. I can find the rules on different websites, but not the source for which law it is. https://www....
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Can you have contract involving Child Support?

I know that it is not possible to have a contract (whether within prenup or separate from it) that dictates the terms of Child Custody or Child Support. But can you have a contract that depends on the ...
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How do I obtain a court order to receive a certified death certificate of custodial parent to terminate income withholding order in Arizona?

According to the Maricopa county Arizona vital records, I cannot request a certified death certificate since I am not a family member (we were never married) or have a court order. I am needing to ...
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What are the differences in child custody litigation between TN and GA?

I've put the question of child custody in TN into three separate categories: 1. Divorcing parents. 2. Unmarried parents. 3. Third parties requesting custody to protect a child. Divorcing parents. ...
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Governing entity over or recourse against corrupt Division of Social Services in North Carolina?

In the hypothetical situation laid out below, what governing entity over DSS could one turn to? In general, what action can be taken against a government entity such as DSS to force adherence to court ...
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Stealing a wealthy man's sperm to collect child support

Mary works as a maid for billionaire investor Maxwell Baron III. They live in New York. Mary always dreamed of marrying rich. However, perhaps because of her modest family background, no millionaire ...
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Retroactive Child support across country lines

Let's say the Family initially lived in Australia (NSW) in the mid-90s. After the divorce, the rate of child support was calculated and fixed. Sometime later the father (paying the child support) ...
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Limited Duration Alimony - do I need to do anything to stop the payments after the period ends?

My ex-wife was granted LDA for 10 years, which ends in December 2020. Do I need to do anything -fill any paperwork, etc.- to stop the payments or do they stop automatically? Both, my child support ...
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Do I have to pay child support if we are just dating and not married?

Do I have to pay child support if we are just dating and not married? We are not planning on having a child, but what if by some odd chance she gets pregnant? Does it depend on where I live? Like ...