Question: I have been divorced since my son was 1-year-old. I was awarded joint legal custody, but my ex-wife received physical custody and he has always lived with her. He’s now 16 and running into problems with her bother concerning his religious beliefs. According to him, she is putting a …CONTINUE READING
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4 Tips For Modifying Your Existing Child Custody Order
By Ryan R. Bauerle, Cordell & Cordell Divorce Attorney Not all child custody orders are meant to last forever. While many orders will remain intact without changes until the child or children are aged out, most of the time that is simply not the case. Oftentimes, the original order was …CONTINUE READING
Modifying Child Support And Custody
Question: I am currently unemployed and owe around $600 in child support. I had been paying since before my divorce, but simply can’t afford the payments anymore. Additionally, I have not been allowed to see my daughter for nearly a year. What can I do to lower or postpone the …CONTINUE READING
How Difficult Is It To Change A Custody Order After 10 Years?
Question: How difficult is it to get a judge to change a custody order after 10 years? I have concerns about the safety of my children.CONTINUE READING
Will I Pay More Child Support If Insurance Increases?
Question: My ex-wife got a new job I did not know about and is claiming our daughter’s healthcare increased significantly with the switch. She says I’m responsible to cover the increase but will not provide documentation or even the insurance cards. I do not see how I can be held …CONTINUE READING
How Much Does It Cost To Appeal A Child Support Ruling?
Question: How much would it cost to appeal a bad child support ruling if the judge destroyed all the court reporter notes?CONTINUE READING
Is It Worth Fighting For Custody If I Owe Arrears?
Question: I would like to get 50% custody of my two children, but I owe quite a bit of child support arrears. Is it worth fighting for custody when I haven’t been able to pay my child support?CONTINUE READING
Does My Ex-Wife Have To Tell Me If She Remarries?
Question: Is my ex-wife required to tell me if she is getting remarried?CONTINUE READING
What Are Grounds For Modifying Child Custody?
Question: My son, who turns 18 in January, currently lives with his mother, but I worry about the environment he is in. They’re constantly getting into heated arguments and she recently had to call the police on him. I think he would be much better off living with me. What …CONTINUE READING
How Do I Calculate Child Support?
Question: I recently had a newborn baby and need to adjust my child support so I can better provide for the baby as well. Is there a way to calculate this? Can I file this on my own?CONTINUE READING