we want to settle this with a cash settlement both parties have already agreed on a price.
Family Law Attorney
Yes and no. In general the answer is yes. HOWEVER, CSEA, may still want to get their 2% out of the deal. I am not sure where you are in the process of things, but you will need to satisfy everyone in the equation. good luck.
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Family Law Attorney
Usually yes, but you can't waive what is owed to the state from the 2% processing charge and the cash medical support. You must also file the necessary paperwork. You should meet with an attorney and make sure it's done right.
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Divorce / Separation Lawyer
Some courts will prove such a settlement, when there is an agreement between the parties. Normally, this will include an affidavit that treats any amounts not paid in cash as being exchanged by other tender. However, in some jurisdictions, such as Canton, be aware that there is an Ohio Supreme Court case, DePalmo v DePalmo, which holds that child support is the right of the child, and that parents do not have the right to negotiate it away. That decision makes these types of settlement illegal, even when the parties, and even the Courts, approve them. Good Luck.
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