A: Once the back support becomes due, it is vested. It cannot be forgiven or waived. You would still be entitled to the back support if he was ordered to pay you in the court order. If you allow your child to live with your mother, she should receive it because you would no longer have the child and and would no longer be responsible for her daily maintenance. However, the original court order would need to be modified to order him to pay the support to your mother, which can be done in the paperwork necessary to allow transfer of custody to your mother. Keep in mind that the court can also order you to pay support to your mother for your daughter’s care, as well.
A: The first thing to do is to read the county or city ordinances (depending on where you live) to find out about your remedies. If your local Sheriff’s Dept or city has an animal control division, call them and report the loose dogs and your fears. The video will be your best evidence.
A: You need to file for a modification of the last court order requesting a decrease in your child support amount. You will have to show a decrease in income since the entry of the last order that was caused by circumstances beyond your control. In other words, you didn’t voluntarily quit your job or get fired for misconduct on your part.