Their father, our son, had primary custody of them. They came to live with us because of problems in the home. Their mother filed for primary custody of them & was awarded that custody. They do not want to live with her either. Because they have been in the schools here the judge agreed to let them stay with us the remainder of the school year. They want to continue to live with us after that time. Her lawyer is putting off the child support until then. Can we file for child support now for them,?
Does the mother still have custody per the court or do you have custody? If you have custody, you can file for support. If mom has custody, that needs to be changed before you could receive support. Where is your son?
If you have a signed custody judgment granting you custody of the children, then you can file and ask the court to award child support to be paid by the parents to you.
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