Question: Child support for my son was initially opened in New York and also closed in New York. I later moved to Texas while my son, who is now 18, moved to Virginia. Since neither of us no longer live in New York, do I still need to pay child …CONTINUE READING
Can We Divorce As Green Card Holders?
Question: My wife and I are green card holders and our marriage is from outside the United States. Can we go through the divorce process under U.S. law?CONTINUE READING
Which Jurisdiction Determines The Emancipation Age?
Question: I was divorced in New York 15 years ago but have lived in New Jersey for 12 years while my ex and son have lived in Pennsylvania since we divorced. In New York, the age of emancipation is 21, but in New Jersey and Pennsylvania it is 18. Do …CONTINUE READING
Which Jurisdiction Is In Charge Of My Child Support?
Question: I got my divorce in Idaho but have since moved to Utah. Will the courts in Utah now be in charge of handling child support matters and are they required to follow the laws of Idaho? Or will I now be following the statutes in Utah?CONTINUE READING
Can I Move My Child Custody Case To A Different State?
Question: Is there any way to move my child custody case to the state I’m currently living in? My ex-wife and I live in separate states and the expense for hotel rentals, car rentals, plane tickets, and everything else is starting to take its toll.CONTINUE READING
Figuring Out Custody Exchanges When One Spouse Moves
Question: My ex-wife and I divorced and she recently moved to a different state. She says it is my legal responsibility to either meet her halfway for custody exchanges or we both must drive the entire way when it is our turn based on her state’s “pick-up law.” Am I …CONTINUE READING
Will I Need An Out-Of-State Attorney?
Question: My wife and I are in the process of getting a divorce and she moved with our kids to her parents’ house in another state. Do I need to get an attorney in the state she is living in at any point in the proceedings?CONTINUE READING
What Is Considered Parental Kidnapping?
Question: Yesterday my wife told me she was going shopping, but instead she ended up taking our two children out of state. Now she’s saying she needs a break and won’t come back until she’s ready. Is this considered parental kidnapping? If so, what can I do about it?CONTINUE READING
Divorcing Abroad: Child Relocation Post-Divorce
By Wendi Schuller Author of “The Global Guide To Divorce” International divorce can sometimes involve an ex-spouse wanting to relocate with the children.CONTINUE READING
Divorce And Child Custody Across State Lines
Question: I recently came home to find that my wife had left me and she took our two children with her. She took them across state lines to Florida (I live in Colorado) and is refusing to let me have access to them. What do I need to do to start …CONTINUE READING