Child Support Jurisdiction

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

A selection of Florida child support jurisdiction questions posted by visitors to this site and their corresponding answers are found below. We have felt the need to categorize these questions because of the shear volume of Florida child support questions we have answered on our site since this very popular service was begun.

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Child Support Regulations & Jurisdiction 
My brother lives in New York and has been paying child support for the past 17 1/2 years. His ex-wife and son have been living in Florida for the …

Out of State Child Support Jurisdiction 
Mother and son moved out of state. I live in New Jersey, the mother and our son moved out of state of Florida. Do we still deal with Florida courts …

Interstate Child Support Enforcement 
My ex-husband lives in Florida and I live in Mississippi. I'm going through DHS to receive child support payments. He hasn't paid since March …

Interstate Support Enforcement 
My ex husband lives in Tennessee and our children and I live in Florida. He has not paid child support since April 2008. I have exhausted all …

Child Support From Tennessee to Florida 
My support was originally filed in Tennessee, and I would like for it to be moved to Florida. My ex is supposed to pay the Tennessee courts, but …

Modify Out of State Child Support 
I'm the noncustodial parent (father) and I NEED to re-modify my child support without a lawyer. I live in Florida, can I file here or do I have to …

NY & FL Child Support 
My 2 year old and I live in Florida and his father lives in New York. Would the father have to pay by the standards of FL child support or through …

Child Support Florida & Georgia Laws 
I would love to pay you for this but at the moment I can't. The mother of the child is a Georgia resident and I reside in Florida. We were never …

Child Support From Puerto Rico 
I have been divorced for about 10 years, never missed a payment by agreement. My divorce was in Puerto Rico and about six years ago my ex left P.R. …

Child Support Jurisdiction When Both Parties Have Left The State 
Child support was ordered in Florida and both parties have left the state. A child support order was issued in Florida years ago and now the father …

Age of Emancipation & State Jurisdiction 
If born in one state , but moved to another, do you go by the age of the state the child was born or the one you live in? My son was born in NYC, …

Child Support Jurisdiction Change UIFSA 
I need a form(s) to change jurisdiction from Broward County Florida to Otsego County Michigan for child support purposes. I was married and divorced …

Stop Florida Child Support From West Virginia 
How do I stop child support in Florida, when I now live in West Virginia. My son has lived with me for almost ll months, since June, 2009. On …

Child Support When the Father Lives Out of State 
How do I initiate child support when the father lives out of state? My child was born 2 weeks ago. The father moved to New York 2 weeks prior …

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