Can my husband claim our son? 5 Answers as of February 17, 2012

My ex husbad wants to use an old bill to force me to let him claim our son. Can he do that? My ex husband and I have an old light bill that also has my sister's name on it. He is saying he will take her to court for fraud unless I let him claim our son. Can he do this?

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Speaker Law Firm
Speaker Law Firm | Theodore Speaker
Tell him that you will see him in court.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 2/17/2012
H. Scott Basham, Attorney at Law, P.C. | H. Scott Basham
Child custody and support matters are wholly separate from bills and other debts. You say he is your ex-husband. Presumably there is a current order as to child custody and visitation in place. Only a court with proper jurisdiction can modify the terms of that order.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 2/17/2012
Ashman Law Office
Ashman Law Office | Glen Edward Ashman
Paying a bill has nothing to do with claiming a child on taxes. The person with custody can, unless your decree says otherwise.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 2/17/2012
Grace Law Offices of John F Geraghty Jr.
Grace Law Offices of John F Geraghty Jr. | John F. Geraghty, Jr.
No, you should call his bluff.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 2/17/2012
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