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In Austria once a child is 18 can maintainence be paid directly to the child rather than the parent with whom they abide?

In Austria it is mandatory for a parent to pay maintenance even after the child is 18 until they are self supporting. My question is whether this money can be paid directly to the child rather than ...
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After a divorce, what corollary relief may remain available?

After a divorce has been ordered, what corollary relief (orders for property division, spousal support, child support, etc.) may remain available to the former spouses?
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Citizenship, child custody and child support - ghosted parent [closed]

I am Asian living in SEA, my French visa has run out. My husband is French and living in France. Our marriage was registered in France. We have a newborn. My husband visited us when our child was born,...
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Child support question

I have a house that was inherited but I owe child support, but it’s not just inherit to me, it was also inherited to my sister my mom left it to both of her kids which is me and my sister my sister ...
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Can a woman living in Brazil collect child support from someone in the United States?

The baby was born in the United States but has been living in Brazil for 6 years. The mother is a Brazilian citizen.
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What is the rationale for alimony or 50/50 asset splits?

Pearl Davis opined, “okay we got a big super chat, ‘why is she awarded alimony and child support if she went to college and got ran through the whole premise of going to college is what if he leaves’— ...
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Infidelity and child support

Lets say hypothetically I got married and had a child. Five years later my wife sleeps with several other men but I don't have proof of this. I wish to attempt to gain full custody of the child, ...
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What are the minimum requirements for obtaining joint custody in Arkansas? [closed]

State: Arkansas. A parent wishes to obtain joint custody for a 3-year-old child. What are the minimum requirements for the following: Apartment: Is it necessary for a parent to have a 2-bedroom ...
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Reduce risk of large child support payments for life [duplicate]

Lets say hypothetically there is a man and a women. The man makes a relatively high income and is involved romantically with the women. The women asks the man frequently to have a child with her. The ...
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If a man's name is on the birth certificate, but all were aware that he is not the blood father, and the couple separates, is he responsible legally?

Mother was already pregnant with twins when they got back together. She asked him to be on the birth certificate so that the bio dad couldn't have any claims on them. The bio dad has not ever even ...
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Have a child but reduce the risk of child support [duplicate]

Lets say a Man and a Women agree to have a child. But the Man want's to make sure that before they have a child the man is granted full custody over the child and that the women can never file for ...
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Is parent allowed to use child support money on himself/herself in Arkansas?

State Arkansas: Parent “A” works full time. Parent “B” is unemployed. “A” and “B” are divorced. “A” pays $1,000 in child support to “B” monthly. Joint custody, week on week off. Parent “B” spends $1,...
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Does work related child care expense go as a debit or credit in Arkansas?

I am fully employed, and my ex-husband is unemployed. We have a 50/50 custody. In the Arkansas Child Support Form: I Ex-husband Line 3: Parents Share ...
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How does one prove paternity if the father has an identical twin?

Lets say Alice gets pregnant and claims she slept with Bob and he is the father. She wants a paternity test to prove it. The problem is that Bob has an identical brother, Billy, who has the exact ...
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If two adults agreed to produce a child where one side gets to keep the child, can there be any sort of child support lawsuit? [duplicate]

Is there such a contract enforceable by law that would protect the side that parts with the child from being sued for child support by the side that keeps the child?
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Is there any law saying the all in-kind benefits must be reported as income for child support calculation?

I’m a fully employed divorced person living in Arkansas. My ex-spouse is unemployed, however, he’s getting his rent paid by some organization, and all other fees paid by someone else. My ex-spouse ...
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What is “cost of work related child care expenses” and “child rearing expenses” in Arkansas?

I and my ex have a 50/50 joint custody in Arkansas. I have child one week, and then he has the child for one week. I pay to my ex $1,000 a month in child support, because I work full time and my ex is ...
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UK-Cambodia Child support

a child was born in Cambodia, to a Cambodian mother, and a British father: Does the father legally have to support this child, if the child is still living in the Cambodia, and the father goes back to ...
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Child move out does parent still pay child support

If one parent (the husband) has to pay child support for a certain amount, but the child moves out of the mother's home, can the husband legally stop paying child support? If so does he have to go to ...
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What would happen if this would to happen in a paternity case?

Let's say, for instance, you as a man were to be sued for child support. You then went to city hall to see if you have been declared as a father on any child's birth certificate. The government ...
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Can a father not have responsibility for child-support?

A high school classmate of mine was approached 5 years ago by a lesbian couple to father a child with one of them. They did not involve lawyers at the time. He did the deed with one of them and 9 ...
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Do you have to pay child support if your gf that live together with you get pregnant with someone that's not your child?

Say you live together with a woman. Unknown to you, the woman becomes pregnant by someone else. From the beginning you already said that you only want to be responsible for your own children. Now, ...
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Detaching child support amount from the liable parent's income

The amount that a parent liable for child support must pay is usually calculated based on their income. If the parent makes heaps of money, the child (via the caring parent) gets essentially a slice ...
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Is responsibility for a child based on genetics?

This question Is it true that men are forced to pay child support for children they didn't consent to have? and some related popped up on my side bar and prompted a thought experiment. Suppose a ...
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If a man is raped, resulting in pregnancy, and the woman chooses to carry the child to term, is the man still responsible for child support?

Inspired by Is it true that men are forced to pay child support for children they didn't consent to have? Let's say Alice rapes Bob and becomes pregnant. She then carries the child to term, against ...
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Does Bob have a case if he ends up paying child support due to Alice's deceit?

This question is inspired by and closely related to that one, but is different. Alice deperately wants to conceive and give birth to a child from Bob, but Bob is adamant. He is very careful to avoid ...
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Do child support payments apply in the case of a paid sexual encounter?

In the UK and/or Ireland, is child support payable by someone who fathers a child with a paid escort? Assume the scenario where the condom broke, and the escort assured the "customer" that ...
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If states have conflicting precedents for sperm donation contract which state would take priority?

Let me start out by saying I know this is a highly specific question and that it's unlikely anyone here has specific expertise in the exact area. As such I'm not demanding a perfectly definitive ...
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How to find court records for Pennsylvania child support orders

I have been getting emails sent by the state of Pennsylvania about missed mandatory court ordered child support payments that my estranged father is apparently supposed to be making. I am trying to ...
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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 ...
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