A lot of what is written about child support fraud focuses on the ways paying parents avoid their financial responsibilities. However, some custodial parents also lie and commit other nefarious acts to get more money from co-parents than they're entitled to. If you think your ex has committed child support fraud, here's what you need to do.
Amass as Much Evidence as Possible
Before the family court will take any action against the custodial parent, you must show how the person committed fraud, when it occurred, and what the person did.
If your neighbor's dog got loose and came into your yard and bit you, you can be compensated for any expenses you incur from this. To help you, below are the steps you need to take to ensure everything goes smoothly for you.
Determining Level of Bite
There are different dog bite levels. For example, a level one bite is only a dog trying to bite you but does not, and a level four is a bit deep enough to require stitches or even surgery.
When you are in debt, it can be very stressful. It can seem like whatever you do, you just keep getting further and further in the hole. You may feel like you are so far into the hole that the hole dug a whole new hole for you to fall into. If that is where you are, you may have very limited options. One of those options would be to get a bankruptcy.
Divorce turns ugly when an ex-spouse or soon-to-be-ex spouse decides to "play unfairly." Simply put, he or she decides to lie and picks the most hurtful ways to lie. These lies tend to put you in a very bad situation, making you appear abusive, neglectful, incestuous, or otherwise criminal in regard to the children you share. Knowing that these are the only circumstances that the court really cares about when it comes to dividing custody and child support, you are in for a world of hurt if you do not have a family lawyer to help you.
If you have primary custody of your children getting child support can be a godsend. Between living, school and leisure expenses, it's often extremely expensive to raise a child. At some point in the past, you and the other parent of your children may have come to an agreement concerning how much money you will be given each month. However, things change and you might be starting to feel a serious pinch in your pockets.