GETTING MARRIED

MY DAUGHTER HAS GRADUATED FROM TEXAS TECH AND COVENANT NURSING PROGRAM. SHE HAS PASSED HER BOARDS AND HAS A LANDED A GREAT JOB.


HER FIANCE HAS A DAUGHTER WHO RECENTLY TURNED 3 YEARS OLD.

HE IS FIGHTING FOR STANDARD VISITATION AND IT HAS BEEN SUGGESTED ON MORE THAN 1 OCCASION FOR THEM TO GET MARRIED (THEY CURRENTLY LIVE TOGETHER) BEFORE THEY RETURN TO COURT IN EARLY MARCH.

OUR QUESTIONS ARE:

WILL GETTING MARRIED INCREASE THEIR CHANCE OF GETTING STANDARD VISITATION? (WE ARE WONDERING WHY THEY ARE EVEN HAVING TO FIGHT FOR THIS SINCE IT IS THE LAW - THEY ARE BOTH UPSTANDING CITIZENS, HAVE GOOD JOBS, HE HAS PAID EVERY SUPPORT PAYMENT ON TIME - HAS PICKED HIS DAUGHTER UP FOR EVERY VISITATION EXCEPT 1 WHEN HE WAS SICK. HE HAS CONSTANTLY ASKED FOR MORE TIME WITH HER WHICH THE MOTHER HAS DENIED EXCEPT WHEN IT BENEFITED HER. SINCE THEY WERE NOT MARRIED AT THE TIME SHE WAS BORN - HE HAD TO GO TO COURT FOR A DNA AND VISITATION HEARING. SHE WAS ALMOST 1 WHEN HE WAS GRANTED VISITATION AND HE STARTED PAYING SUPPORT. HE OWED SOME BACK CHILD SUPPORT WHICH HE HAS TOTALLY PAID BACK IN LESS THAN 2 YEARS.

WHEN HE AND MY DAUGHTER GET MARRIED - WILL HER INCOME EVER BE SUBJECT TO BEING INCLUDED WITH HIS TO DETERMINE THE AMOUNT IN ANY MODIFACATIONS TO THE SUPPORT AMOUNT?

ANY ADVICE WE CAN GET ON THIS WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED.

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buying a home an spouse owe child supoort
by: Anonymous

When buying a home an the spouse owes back child support, does this effect on losing the property even if title is taken sole an separate? He pays monthly but still owes.

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lil knowledge
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in sacramento the wage assignments are based on the mother and fathers income regardless of who is remarried or living with others only way to get justice is to request a modification and attempt to get 50/50 custody in which payments will be the lowest and your get to be part of your baby's life again i should say 51/49 good luck had to fight three years as single dad to get that and it wasn't easy but is possible if dont give up unfortunately mothers tend to win more often but not impossible and well worth the fight

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Yes and No
by: Stepmother of 3

Your daughter income can't be considered for modifications. But if your future son-inlaw ever get's behind on child support again, your daughter will have to file seperate on tax's because they can take her refund, now if your daughter has a child and they file together on taxs she can file injured spouse so the refund won't go to back child support. My husband is paying back support, so we file seperate so my rufund won't got to the back support. Now we are expecting our first child and I will have to file with him next year so I will be filing injured spouse, so my childs tax credit won't go to the back support. That's the best advise I can give to you.

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