43 Search Results for "child support"

March 15, 2014 at 1:50 pm

Child Custody & Support

...split 50-50) The more time your child spends with you, the less you pay in child support. In addition to child support, parents are responsible for sharing health care and day care expenses. Free Lawyer Consultation If you have questions about child custody and child support, contact me at any time for a free initial consultation. I am usually in my office near the courthouse in Buckhannon before 7 a.m. on weekdays. After hours and weekend appoint...

September 13, 2011 at 11:38 pm

No Lawyer? Or Just Any Lawyer?

...tody. If Court calculated child support, NEITHER PARTY WOULD OWE THE OTHER CHILD SUPPORT. 3. Father, with no lawyer, fails to get court approval of the agreement. 4. Mother then sues father for $75,000 unpaid child support, relying on a clear court order that he was to pay it! 5. Father hires a young attorney from a good firm who urges him to cough up $40,000, in compromise or risk the $75,000 judgment. Father almost mortgages his house, just to g...

March 6, 2011 at 2:40 pm

Factors in Determining Alimony (Spousal Support), The WV Statute, Sec 48-6-301

...parties and their ability to pay or their need to receive spousal support, child support or separate maintenance: Provided, That for the purposes of determining a spouse’s ability to pay spousal support, the court may not consider the income generated by property allocated to the payor spouse in connection with the division of marital property unless the court makes specific findings that a failure to consider income from the allocated property wo...

February 14, 2016 at 9:53 pm

The Maze of WV Child Custody Issues – Just Dropping Crumbs Won’t Get You Out

...”, called the “absent parent”, got something called “visitation” and paid “child support”, and the “absent parent” only got access to their children’s records, juvenile, school, medical, if the “custodial parent” would sign a permission form, which of course she would not do unless taken back to court. It was very comforting when the Mother had done the vast majority of caretaking, was a good Mother and person, and the Father was controlling or ab...

March 12, 2017 at 7:43 pm

House Bill 2658: “The One Size Fits All, Children Can Go to Hell, Custody Law”

...bit artificial, but it works. The parties and their counsel can calculate child support and thus avoid a child support trial. Of course, when the parents’ incomes are the same and their time is 50%/50% no child support is awarded, but when one parent makes more, that parent will pay some child support to the lower income parent. The new bill will change the formula by telling the court to consider time spent other than overnight time. Imagine the...

August 20, 2010 at 9:52 pm

Communicating with Those You Hate, or Who Hate You

...of the children as a time to raise extraneous issues: “You haven’t paid my child support you SOB.”, “Why were you late at the last visit?”, or “I don’t want you having that child around that ‘slut’ or ‘child abuser’.” The transfer is not the time to talk about such things since the children inevitably hear you. Where you do not feel comfortable with the direct exchange, I suggest a “honk” agreement. The receiving parent stops and parks either in t...

March 6, 2011 at 2:37 pm

General Provisions Regarding Spousal Support, WV Statute

...ter specifically require the particular type of allowance to be treated as child support or a division of marital property. Spousal support may be paid as a lump sum or as periodic installments without affecting its character as spousal support. (b) Spousal support is divided into four classes which are: (1) Permanent spousal support; (2) temporary spousal support, otherwise known as spousal support pendente lite; (3) rehabilitative spousal suppor...

March 15, 2014 at 1:50 pm

FAQ

...greater than 70% of the overnight time often has an advantage in issues of child support and whether they can move from the state with the child. “Parenting” and “Parenting Plans”. What do these terms mean? What used to be called “custody” now has a broader term called “parenting”; the Family Court Rules require each parent to file a proposed parenting plan; sometimes, with or without attorneys, the parents submit an agreed parenting plan which th...

November 20, 2012 at 4:30 pm

2012 Seminars Attended to Date

...T VALUING PROPERTY IN A NUTSHELL 2012-10-20 LISA LYNN MORGANTOWN ALIMONY & CHILD SUPPORT WVCLE FAMILY LAW MS 2012 FINANCIAL CONSIDERATIONS TO KEEP IN MIND WITH ALIMONY & CHILD SUPPORT 2012-10-20 ROGER A. GRIFFITH MORGANTOWN VALUING A BUSINESS WVCLE FAMILY LAW MS 2012 VALUING A BUSINESS, READING A TAX RETURN, & PRESENTING EQUIT. DISTRIB 2012-10-20 DANIEL L. SELBY MORGANTOWN CHILDRENS BEST INTEREST TRAINING FOR FAMILY COURT & CHILD ABUSE/NEGLECT GAL...

March 15, 2014 at 1:50 pm

Modifications/Contempt

...pt of Court Orders I also take action to enforce existing court orders for child support, custody or visitation, spousal support and distribution of assets and debts. Did your ex say he’d pay off the credit card debt but never did, and now creditors are coming after you? Are you paying child support as ordered, but your ex won’t let you see your kids? Please contact my office to arrange a free initial consultation. There are limits to what circums...