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Tag Archives: Child Support

Domestic Relations: Child Support-Emancipation-Expert Testimony

(1) Where a father challenged a judgment modifying an original dissolution decree, the trial court erred in striking expert testimony on the son’s employability and emancipation, so the appellate court exercised its discretion to render the appropriate judgment, finding that ...

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Domestic Relations: Child Support-Modification-Child Custody

Where a father challenged a judgment altering visitation provisions and increasing his child-support obligation, the father did not show prejudice from the admission of a court-ordered psychological examination because substantial evidence supported the finding that unsupervised visitation would endanger the ...

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Domestic Relations: Joint Custody-Child Support-Monthly Income Calculation

Where a father involved in a dissolution challenged the denial of joint legal custody as well as the calculation and retroactive payment of child support, the trial court found that the father voluntarily stepped out of the older children’s lives ...

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Domestic Relations: Paternity-Child Support

Mother appealed from the trial court’s judgment that granted father sole legal and physical custody of the parties’ child, with mother having visitation, in addition to awarding father child support and ordering mother to pay father’s attorneys’ fees and a ...

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Domestic Relations: Child Custody-Child Support

Where mother challenged a judgment entered on a motion to modify the decree of dissolution and the father cross-appealed, the trial court properly found sufficient evidence of a substantial change in circumstances to warrant an award of sole legal custody ...

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Domestic Relations: Child Support-Emancipation-Income Disparity

Where a mother challenged a trial court’s decision awarding child custody and visitation and eliminating child support for one child, the record lacked sufficient evidence regarding the oldest child’s education to support the finding of emancipation, so the judgment is ...

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Domestic Relations: Child Support-Marital Property-Distribution

Where a mother involved in a dissolution challenged the orders for child support and the distribution of marital property, the trial court erred in reducing the child-support obligation because the child-support start date predated the filing of her petition and ...

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