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Subject:  Married joint vs Married single Date:  2/5/2012  1:44 PM
Author:  legalwordwarrior Number:  114957 of 123001

Long story short:

Daughter married in 2010. Her new husband has children from a previous relationship. Daughter had new baby in Feb 2011. In April 2011 they moved 3 hours away to live with his rcently widowed, disabled father to help him out, but SIL had a hard time finding a job and didn't actually get hired with his current position until September. In the meantime, he missed a court date (the AG didn't have his current address) filed by his ex. She lied about his support of his daughter, and he ended up with a judgment against him going back 4 y