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16 Feb: What To Do If Your Ex Is In Violation Of The Parenting Plan

The first question to ask yourself is why is your ex is violation of the parenting plan? Is there a specific reason why? Is it something that you could fix by having a dialogue with your ex? Does your parenting plan have a mediation provision? If it does, you might want to look and see if you could set up a mediation session and try and resolve any disputes that you might have. Otherwise, your…

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09 Feb: Can I Request Back Child Support During An Initial Hearing?

It depends on what your situation is and whether or not there is a paternity case, an allocation of parental responsibility’s case, or a dissolution of marriage case. Basically, what we look at is the date that the case was filed. So for example, in a dissolution of marriage case, we look at the date that the case was filed, and yes, you can argue that you should be argued retroactive child support to the…

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02 Feb: What Will Child Support Cover?

Child support is intended to cover the basic needs for the child when the child is in your care. Child support also factors in things like work and school-related childcare costs, and extraordinary expenses for the child. For example, if the child needs to go to a private school due to special needs, that would be factored into child support. Under certain circumstances, when there is a long-distance parenting plan, the child support would also…

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26 Jan: Factors The Court Considers When Determining Child Custody

What factors does the court consider in determining child custody? Child custody is based upon the best interest of the child. There are a number of factors that are set forth in the statute that the court would consider. One factor is, does the parent have the ability to support the relationship of the other parent with the child. This is a huge factor. Are you going to be able to support the other parent’s…

19 Jan: What Is An Automatic Temporary Injunction?

Once a divorce case is filed or a case for legal separation, the court issues an automatic temporary injunction connected to the summons. In the summons, there is an injunction that prohibits you from disposing of assets, except in the ordinary course of business, from disparaging, harassing, molesting the other party and from taking the children out of the State without the permission of the other party. This is effective immediately upon the service or…