At what age can a child choose which parent to live with in New Mexico?

At what age can a child choose which parent to live with in New Mexico?

A child can state a preference as to which parent they would rather live with at any age. However, at 14 years old, the court shifts to considering the child’s wishes more seriously.

Can they take alimony from disability?

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If you are responsible for court-ordered alimony payments and have won a claim for disability, your SSDI payments can be garnished to satisfy your spousal support obligation. This applies to SSDI benefits only, and not to SSI.

What happen if you divorce a disabled spouse?

You May be Required to Pay Spousal Support If your spouse has a disability that makes them unable to work, or means they have a lower earning potential than you, then your spouse may have a strong argument for seeking spousal support, otherwise known as alimony.

How does divorce affect disability payments?

Will getting divorced affect my payments? If you receive SSDI benefits based on your own earning’s record, your benefit will not be affected by divorce. If, however, you are ordered to pay child support or alimony, a portion of your benefit may be garnished to fulfill those responsibilities.