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How Back Child Support Works – Paying or Collecting

By Miranda Marquit

child support checkOften, in the case of divorce, one parent pays child support to the other parent, in order to help with the costs of raising a child. The United States, along with many other countries, insists that children have a right to receive financial support from their parents. As such, the non-custodial parent does his or her duty toward providing financial support for the child by paying child support money to the custodial parent. Joint custody cases involve two custodial parents, but one must still pay child support to the other.

Courts determine child support as part of the divorce proceedings, and they follow state guidelines. This means that the law requires the obligor, the person paying the child support, to make child support payments to the obligee, the person receiving the child support. When the obligor does not make proper payment, he or she is considered to be in arrears. The money is considered a debt, and must be repaid. This is known as paying back child support.

Who Pays Back Child Support?

Anyone who has not made child support payments as ordered must pay back child support. The repayment of this debt might include fees and interest charges, in addition to the back child support. For the most part, states handle back child support, although the federal government can become involved if the obligor is at least two years behind in payments. Parents who owe back child support must pay the debt in full, even if the child is beyond the age of majority.

What Happens If Back Child Support Is Not Paid?

The United States government requires that parents provide for the support of their children. As a result, an obligor who does not meet his or her child support obligations can face serious consequences. Penalties for not paying back child support vary from state to state, and the federal government may become involved.

Some of the penalties imposed by state or federal governments include:

  • Suspension of Licenses. The government may suspend your driver’s license or professional license. The government can also suspend hunting and fishing licenses if you owe back child support.
  • Denial of Passport. If you owe $2,500 or more in back child support, you may not be eligible to apply for a passport or to use your passport.
  • Wage Garnishment. The government may garnish your wages in order to pay your child support debt.
  • Seizure of Tax Refund. The government may seize your tax refund if you owe back child support.
  • Property Seizure. In some cases, an obligor might find his or her property seized to help pay the debt.
  • Jail Time. If you have not made arrangements to try and pay back child support, or if you are found criminally non-compliant, you may serve time in jail.
  • Cross-Border Enforcement. Some people try to flee the U.S. in order to avoid paying back child support. Many countries cooperate with child support enforcement agencies to ensure parents pay child support. More than 100 countries have reciprocal child support arrangements for cross-border enforcement.
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What to Do If You Owe Back Child Support

As with so many issues dealing with family law and child support options, the legal strategies for handling back child support vary depending on the state of residence. If you have suffered a change in financial circumstances and have trouble with child support obligations, go to the court and explain your situation. In many cases, courts can adjust child support payments, or allow you to stop paying them for a period of time. Just ignoring the problem, and allowing back child support to accrue, can cause more issues later.

If you do have back child support payments to make, you have some options. Begin by finding a lawyer that specializes in family law. Do what you can to show that you want to meet the obligation, and the court may help you find a reasonable solution. Some avenues to pursue include:

  • Re-determining Back Child Support. Correct any errors in the amounts owed for back child support. If you can document your child support payments, and show that the court has requested the wrong amount, you can ask to have the amount recalculated.
  • Equitable Forgiveness. If your child lived with you for a period of time during the time you should have paid child support, the court may take this into account and forgive a portion of your back child support debt.
  • Suspension of Interest. You might have your interest requirements waived, as long as you can submit to a plan to pay off your back child support in a specified period of time. Realize that filing for bankruptcy won’t relieve you of your obligation to pay the back child support that you owe. The courts do not reduce back child support if you file for bankruptcy.
  • Reasonable Payment Schedule. Even if you can’t get your interest charges waived, you can still petition for a new payment schedule. If you have trouble making ends meet, and you show a desire to fulfill your back child support obligation, the court might set a new payment schedule that you can afford.
  • Settlement with Your Ex. In some cases, your ex might waive some of what you owe in back child support, reducing what you need to pay. Often this includes the payment of a lump sum to settle the debt you owe. You must organize these negotiations through the court, and the court needs to approve any settlement.
  • Loan to Pay Off the Back Child Support Debt. In some states, you must pay a hefty interest rate for back child support debt. If you can’t get the interest waived, consider getting a low-interest loan to pay your back child support.

What to Do If You Are Owed Back Child Support

If your ex hasn’t paid child support, you can turn to your lawyer, go to your local district attorney, or contact your State Attorney’s office. You should not try to take matters into your own hands, however. Even if you plan to negotiate and accept a smaller amount, go through the proper legal channels.

In some states, you can receive back child support from the state. The state then pursues getting the debt repaid. This allows you to continue to provide for your child, without worrying about whether or not you will receive the back child support you are owed. Check with your state’s laws and policies to find out if this solution might apply to you.

Final Word

If you owe back child support, you should fulfill your obligation as soon as you can. If you are in arrears, you can lose your license, your passport, and even wind up in jail. If you show the court that you want to pay your debt, the court may be able to make affordable payment arrangements. Make sure to communicate with all of the parties involved in your child support agreement, and respond quickly to any official documents related to your back child support.

Have you experienced issues with back child support?

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Miranda Marquit
Miranda Marquit is a freelance writer and professional blogger specializing in personal finance. She writes for several web sites, and her work has appeared in numerous online and offline publications. You can find Miranda's personal finance blog at AllBusiness.com.

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  • Minimum Wage

    The arrearage is intercepted when it reaches a certain amount, which I think is around $2,000.

  • burgundydurango

    I believe it also matters if the state is involved in the support enforcement. If the two parties have a private agreement then there may be some extra work to get them involved. I’m not sure about the $2000 arrears amount but that doesn’t sound inaccurate to me. I do know that if the state is involved and it has been established that back support is owed, then the state can take tax returns, garnish a percentage of wages, etc until the debt is satisfied.

  • TiNKRBeLL

    In Texas the office of the Attorney General automatically flags the Non-Custodial parents SS# once they are $500 in arrears, or $150 in arrears if there was any public assistance. Every state has their own guidelines so your best bet is to contact your state’s enforcement agency!!

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  • http://www.donnafreedman.com Donna Freedman

    Up in Alaska they’ll garnish your Permanent Fund Dividend check. This year, due to a clerical error, the state mistakenly sent out a bunch of checks to people who were supposed to have had them garnished. Oops.
    A close relative sometimes had trouble collecting her support. It was $50 a month — pitiful even by the standards of the day, back in 1973. When she asked someone at the court about applying to have it raised, she was told she was lucky to get it at all and she shouldn’t rock the boat.
    Like I said: pitiful.

  • Support_Overpayment

    No one ever addreses the issue of overpayment of child support by the non-custodial parent. When the non-custodial parent has verifiable records that overpayments were made to the custodial parent the enforcement agencies and the courts refuse to address this issue.

  • http://carefulcents.com Carrie Smith

    This is a really informational article, and I am going to forward it to my sister. Her new husband has back child support issues and we have been searching for articles on the topic. Thanks for sharing, this has helped me understand a lot more about the situation.

  • http://carefulcents.com Carrie Smith

    This is a really informational article, and I am going to forward it to my sister. Her new husband has back child support issues and we have been searching for articles on the topic. Thanks for sharing, this has helped me understand a lot more about the situation.

  • Carman Selman

    I have been divorced for almost 4 years. when I left the court told me I had to pay child support up until my youngest daughter graduated, plus on top of that my share of her schooling expenses after that, I have No problem with any of this. The amount only totalled around $10,000
    between. I was also nailed with paying my ex $1700 a mth. but before that the judge only awarded her $750 a mth. And then a year later they did a reassesment on the support and increased it to $1700. Retroactive from the original starting date. So this made a bulk amount between the Spousal support and Child of close to $20,000. Needless to say the courts or FRO garnished 50% of my wages. What I would like to know since the bulk of my arreers are spousal support, For tax purposes what gets paid first out of the arreers, The FRO cannot distinguish between the two. I would think child support would take priority and be paid first. But even now 3 years after the final court order my ex is still claiming child support on her taxes. I have given her well over $50,000 and my daughter has received nothing from her mother for her schooling. Which is what my child support payments were supposed to go to..
    If anybody has any idea what I can do or know where I can call to find out more answers, PLEASE LET ME KNOW,,, either comment on here or send me an email,,, [email protected]
    Thank-you
    Carman

    • Heatherbug265

      You have to pay what the court says to pay. If you don’t agree then you can appeal. The money that you pay goes to the mother of the child and it is hers to do what she wishes. It’s her money!! If she was court ordered to pay half of the child’s schooling, then she must pay for half of it. If she recieved money from you SPECIFICALLY for schooling then She would have to pay for all of the child’s schooling. If the “schooling support” is just part of the regular support payments and does not specify on the court order that the money go to your daughter’s schooling then she doesn’t have to pay a dime for your daughter to go to school and she can keep the money that you paid for support and do whatever she wants with it, even if what she wants is to take her new boyfriend to the Bahamas. It doesn’t matter!!
      I am not sure what you mean by “what gets paid first out of arrears”. Does it really matter? All of the money is your ex-wife’s money. ALL OF IT!! Even the portion that is child support.
      It seems like you just hate paying anything to your ex and you are just bitter. I can understand that if she cheated on you or something, but you still have to pay!! Good Luck!

      • Jnick2113

        Bitter? Pot calling the kettle black?!?!?!

      • Jennifer Mendez

        The reason he needs to know dumbass is because regular child support payments are tax free, spousal support is tax deductible and the receiver must pay taxes on it and child support interest is tax deductible. If you are making payments you need to be able to know what you are legally able to deduct on your taxes (spousal support payments and child support interest payments). Since the county offices don’t bother to send a statement like they are legally required to you have to be able to somehow calculate it yourself. It has nothing to do with being bitter but it has everything to do with this person being able to file his taxes correctly and make his ex responsible for paying the taxes she owes.

  • Robert

    I have a tenant that lives in my building who is unemployed and has not paid child support for years. His ex wife has served him with court papers and looks like he may go to jail soon as a result of non payment. He believes that going to jail will forgive his debt and when he is released he will have no more child support problems. Is this even partial true?
    Thanks for the Help
    Robert

    • Heatherbug265

      F no!! He’s a big loser!! Even if he flees the country he is responsible and other countries will send him back to US to pay it!! Go to jail…still pay!! Die, k then can get out of it, but any back child support will be deducted from inheritence FIRST!!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/EHGVJNW6QKUHGPCDJMUCZWQREQ Noraida

    I live in Dallas, tx and my ex lived in Chicago Ill and child support paperwork started at one point but never resolved. My ex-moved to Florida and never paid child support. My son is now 26 what can I do?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SRSOPI4CJCI74RLHQHVFHSRLAA Deanna Black

    My ex owes me well over $60,000.00 in back child support. I have done the Child Support through the county and yet he is free and My children have received nothing from him in over 8 years and still there is nothing I can do…..

    • Dd

      Go to the government building and apply for food stamps, in the application it will ask you to check a box if you need help receiving child support. The state pays you, then he will owe the state.. and nobody wants that.

    • CK

      Unfortunately Dd is right…sometimes the states won’t help you but if they’re paying money out to you, you better believe they will go after him then! Mine owes me $20,000 and nothing is being done about that either. I have worked 70 hours a week to support my kids and the state won’t do anything because I don’t qualify for state aid because I have chosen to work instead.

  • [email protected]

    child support was accepted in San Diego California however they could not find the mother so they suspended support and send me back the money paid. 13 years later the mom wants back pay in another state.

    • Heatherbug265

      So pay her!!

      • Pmcnelis67

        Heatherbug265 why don’t become a Family Law Attorney because obviously you are so good at giving legal advice. NOT !

  • shell

    my ex-husband we have been divorced 9 years. and i went to the court in my county. and he was ordered to pay and never did and the court never enforced it. my child is 20 years old now. i worked 3 jobs to raise him. is there anything i can do to make him back-up and pay me. for the years he never paid. which he gave me 150.00 in 18 years. any suggestions

    • Kdjir

      You’re just now worrying about this? If you didn’t need it bad enough to pursue it at that time, then you really don’t need it now either. Greedy bitch.

      • CK

        You are an ass…just because it didn’t get paid to her before the child turned 18 doesn’t mean she isn’t still owed this money!

        • corruptmedia

          Kid is owed the money , she isn’t. Once the kid hit 18, she is no longer in the loop.

        • ES

          So what you’re saying is that if I have a kid and am due child support, it doesn’t matter.
          You’re the only one I’ve seen mention this absurdity.
          If I raise the kid, I’m the one that paid the costs. The other party doesn’t pay their share, I pick up the tab, or the kid goes without.
          So then I pick up the tab. Now let’s say I have to work 2 jobs to afford the other party’s share, incurring additional child care costs, etc.
          So then I’ve worked 2 jobs for 18 years because the other parent didn’t pay, and the kid (Who never went without) is due all those costs?

  • Sully

    Hi is there anyone who can help me? I’m 25 and my father hasn’t paid in years and I was wondering if I could collect it since he never legally did what he should have done. I know a few checks had came randomly after my mother had passed and the were in her name. So I looked in to see what had to be done and I was told they couldn’t be cashed they would go to the property of the recently deceased. I should have looked into this sooner. Any help?

    • angelrose

      From my understanding you can not go after him. Your mother raised you 100% so the money is owed to her no you.

      • Heatherbug265

        Her mother is dead. She gets the support. Sully, call your local Child Services Department in your county and set it up.

        • corruptmedia

          Waste of time, if she was 21 or under she’d have a chance.

      • Lisa Holland

        Wrong! As an adult, the non paying parent can be pursued for arrears.

        • corruptmedia

          Cept you have limited time to file after hitting 18, which was several years ago. You snooze you lose! Seems this kid is in a bind now looking for a easy way out!

    • Kd

      wow you’re a greedy little bitch.

      • Heatherbug265

        What?? How can you call a child who never recieved support from her father greedy??? He is the greedy one for not paying his support! They have a name for people like that!! Deadbeat Dad!! She is owed that money! Just because her mother is deceased doesn’t mean that the father is not obligated to pay his back child support!! YOU ARE NUTS!!

        • anna

          and this is where you are wrong, my dear. the girl’s mother supported this child, the child did nothing to pay her own way. child support is not transferrable. time for the little miss to grow up.

        • corruptmedia

          Fathers obligation stopped when the kid hit 18.

          Kid is just looking for easy money, if it mattered, he would have done it at 18, not 7 years later.

          When Sully hit 18, he had 3 years to collect.

      • cheche

        Why don’t (whomever) you are shut the fuck up. With your comments. If you are so bored get a damn life..

        • cheche

          That is for KD the asshole

  • Cuba Hopson

    Hello I was afraid to pursue the back child support so I told the states attorney to forget pursuing it on record.Does anyone know if I can retract the statement and continue pursuing for back pay

    • corruptmedia

      Set in stone, can’t recall it.

  • Kewana247

    Question can you be ordered to pay back child support if it wasnt ordered to being with?

    • anna

      no. no court order, no money is exchanged except within a private agreement

    • corruptmedia

      I’m going to say yes because it happened to me. Split on 4th of July, Divorced started months later, I was required to back pay from the day I was illegally evicted from the residence I was on the lease for. “She lied and said I wasn’t on the lease”, only way she could get a restraining order on me, because I never violated her in anyway and she obviously wanted me gone. “she never asked me to leave either”.

  • sss

    Question- I am owed approximately 86000.00 in back child support. Obviously support was not paid at all for many years. He always managed to work under the table jobs. He finally returned to his country (Germany) and appartently had to get a real job because for the past two years I have been recieving regular although minimal payments. My daughter is now 19 years old so he doesn’t have support charges any more but he is still having the mininal errerage payment being taken from his paychekcks monthly. What I was wondering is how do I go about getting the debt paid off more quickly than at the rate of 200.00 a month. I will be dead before it is ever paid and now is when I really need it. I still support the child and it is her medical bills and what not that have gotten me so far in the hole. I would even be willing to settle for only half the money if I could just have it now and in one lump some. Suggestions?

    • corruptmedia

      You can’t. You could have done something before your child was 18.
      It’s now up to your child to do all that, you will not see a penny as child support is for kids, not for you and your lifestyle.

  • Ascitech

    I am a guy, a good guy, actually… I was severely injured in a car accident subsequently followed by a work injury ending me nowhere! I have not worked since 2003 and am homeless.. Have been homeless; I met a woman, who is a good friend now believe it or not, no b.s. just true, sincere stuff here! She has actually helped me see what has been entitled to me and how it’s up to me to set things straight.

    I hate dealing with situations and they have gotten the better of me, my mother just passed away and without any knowledge my complete bank account was robbed of ALL of my inheritance!!! NOW this is about the bottom, I actually had the child support debt included with my workman’s comp settlement, and I guess because I did not formally have it documented accurately somehow, I was accused of still owing and the interest and arrears were rising…

    This is absurd. I am not a bad guy.. Your thoughts?

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      Welcome to club screwed! A lot of us guys are good guys who pay, or have had something life changing, but still expected to pay no matter what! I hope you are able to see your kids!

  • EDDIE

    QUESTION….SO I OWE BACK CHILD SUPPORT AND I JUST GOT MY CASE MODIFIY IN DEC 2012 AND IT SAID I WOULD START PAYING $105.00 STARTING THE 1ST DAY OF DEC. 2012 AND ON THEREAFTER BUT CHILD SUPPORT IS STILL TAKEING 50% OF MY WAGERS EVEN TILL THIS DAY…. WHAT SHOULD I DO????? OH AND I ONLY OWE $3,455 IN BACK PAY…..

    • corruptmedia

      You have just the one kid? That’s pretty rough man, I know how it feels!
      Life is hard when 50% of a little gets taken away :(

  • Mrs. Wilson

    My husband found out in June 2012 that he is the father of a 2 yr old boy. Now he is slapped with 12000 back pay and wage garnishment for current and back support. We were expecting his refund to be offset, but he received it anyway. Would he get in trouble if he kept it since they sent it to him? Thanks!

    • corruptmedia

      Nope! Glad he got it! You can file arrears and have those fees waived till when the mother actually filed a child support claim which i’m assuming wasn’t till a little while ago.

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    wow….heatherbug, you must be one of those wonderful mothers who’s only job is to go to the mailbox every month to get that check! Ive seen a lot of you around the ghetto….

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  • fenwayfan1

    Paid off back child support 2 weeks ago will the IRS take my tax refund again?Mass.
    I live in my Mass. and I just recently paid off my back child support (arrears)about a week ago. I haven’t filed my taxes yet wasn’t sure if there is a wait period. I would hate to pay it twice. Will they take my refund again this year? How long should I wait before I file my tax returns? Thank you in advance!

    • corruptmedia

      Happened to me twice now, you will get it in a few months without interest? Yea we can’t charge them interest for taking our money but they will charge us for not giving it to them? One way!

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    • corruptmedia

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      If the kids are over 18, she wont get squat anyways!

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  • http://www.facebook.com/sandra.egbertcser Sandra Egbert-Cser

    My x husband owed me over 70,000.00 in back child support. I was granted this by the courts and have been receiving $1040.00 every month since. The monies are funneled through the child support services in Butte County Ca. to my checking account. I am still owed $50,000.00. Yesterday I received no notification from mail or phone, but noticed the monthly payment was not put in my banking account, like it usually is. I called the department of child support services and they said that I will not be receiving any payments for the next 11 months, that they will be keeping the money to pay back assistance that I used many years ago, when I was a single parent of 5 with no help except the assistance and my full time job. My question is can they do that , with no notification and why wait until now after all these years?…

    • uneedtogrowup

      Haha you sound horrible for collecting after your child has grown up. Be a real part and find your own way. It’s lazy to expect the baby day to pay for you for life. If you want that you should have Been a better house wife and not moocher

      • someonesgrumpy

        never did she say that her children are over 18. she just said many years ago used assistance. maybe in her time frame many years is only 5 years. besides, at $1,000 a month and $70,000 in debt that’s about 5 1/2 years worth of back child support. he’s paying $1,000/month because he obviously has a VERY good job and that’s what they are making him pay. besides, if they kids are over 18 or about to be, she can also use that money to pay for her 5 children’s college! that’s a lot of money! $70,000 won’t even make a dent in college for 5 kids. Maybe you shouldn’t be so quick to judge others.

        • I KNOW THE TRUTH, DON’T I !!!!

          They are all over 18 and the only one left is my daughter.
          So uneedtogrowup is absolutely correct who ever it is. They have Ms. Egbert down to the tee.

        • corruptmedia

          I’m sorry man, this chick is a total gold digger, my heart goes out to you bro!

        • corruptmedia

          70,0000 comes from years and years of back pay.
          She wouldn’t see a dime once these kids hit 18 and I bet she cries about it!

          She is the reason non dead beat fathers are so upset.

      • I KNOW THE TRUTH, DON’T I !!!!

        Hello,
        Just to let you know. You are absolutely correct with your post. I wish I could shake your hand. I am another assistance who Ms. Egbert failed to talk about here. One of those children are mine. And have been baby day paying now for for over 11 years. $700 per month. It sounds as if you know her. If you do, you already know then who I am.

      • corruptmedia

        Pure example of a gold digga! Having kids, to collect child support, to pad her materialistic life!

        I love your comment uneedtogrowup!! Nailed it!

    • I KNOW THE TRUTH, DON’T I !!!!

      You raised these 5 children on your own, with only the assistance from the state and your full time job???????? You ought to receive a medal of honor for this. Would you not agree????

      Unfortunately, you forgot to mention here the $700 your other Ex husband was sending you. Was there a reason for this??????It sounds to me you are not very truthful here. Am I wrong???? Now it all comes to LIGHT here.

      • corruptmedia

        She did have assistance, that’s why she is paying it back.
        Why should anyone have to pay for her having 5 kids? That was her choice. Most have a hard time affording 1-2 but 5? cmon now!

    • corruptmedia

      Your first problem, you had 5 kids.

      Sucks when you have to payback something you feel you shouldn’t have too!

      Yes they can do that, State > Child Support > every time.

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  • TiffanyV85

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    • corruptmedia

      He’s dead, without any assets, you get nothing :( Sorry.
      Hope your mom actually let him see you thou.

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  • Pink313

    Hello. . My kids have been on the system on and off for a couple of years due to a crazy divorce where I was forced to seek safety and I needed the States assistance. I have just recently removed myself from the States assistant. The children’s father owes the State 40K and owes my children 60K in back owed child support. He recently received 30k in a workmen comp. settlement. The state took 22k of those funds and left him with the remainder. I received nothing that was owed to the children. Is their anything that I can do to get some of those funds back from the State for the children?.

    Your advice is appreciated.

    • spark80

      unfortunately, with any type of settlements, taxes, and such… the state gets paid first. i have had the same issue happen to me, but was lucky enough to get someone who actually knew what they were talking about to explain it to me.

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      • corruptmedia

        The state will go after you relentlessly for child support, throw you in jail, but they will always prioritize themselves over anyone or anything, but if you need something from the state, better be patient!

    • corruptmedia

      Hope he doesn’t kill himself, as that looks more and more appealing every day.

      If your kids are 18, you will not see a dime.

  • maria

    My daughter is 17 years old and her father is illegal here in California has no documents. He doesn’t pay his child support and never cared for my daughter. I called the Los Angeles County Child Support to try to file for a criminal referral. Since he is getting paid cash they told me they can touch him. What can I do to have him deported or put in jail? He owes be 100,009 in back pay to date.

    • anna

      that’s what happens when illegals live in the US. there is no recourse but they all want to live and work here. you can’t have it both ways.

    • corruptmedia

      Should have thought twice before having a kid with an illegal, all your fault.

      • denwood

        are you always such a jerk corruptmedia?you have been rude the whole time!you seem to think you know every thing.

  • lola

    i have a 16 year that i been supporting on my own and is getting a bit much i have decided to drop my pride and file for child support but the state only stated they will only collect from the date i filed and not collect for back pay should i get a lawyer?

    • corruptmedia

      They told you correct.
      It’s state to state, but that’s the round about of it.

  • NICOLE

    ??? MY LOCAL CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE CLAIM’S THEY MADE A MISTAKE AND SENT ME A PAYMENT THAT WAS SUPPOSE TO HAVE WENT TO MY KIDS FATHER WIFE THAT FILED AN INJURED SPOUSE CLAIM. Y SHOULD I HAVE TO PAY THIS BACK WHEN ITS THERE FAULT AND MY CASE IN STILL IN THE REARS? NOW THERE TALKING ABOUT TAKING LEGAL ACTION AGAINST ME????

    • corruptmedia

      Umm because you took money that didn’t belong to you, and you knew it was more then what you normaly received.

      You think you can take and take, and if there is an error you don’t have to pay for it? If there was an error in your favor you would be all for it.

      You’sa Gold Digga! You gonna cry if he owes back support and it goes to your kids instead?

  • Nikki

    If I said I didn’t want back pay can I change my mind even if I signed the paper? I said I didn’t want it because my ex was staring me down and he is very verbally abusive.

  • sam

    my father owed 70,000 to my mother for back child support when she finally found him she went to a lawyer and was told that she was no longer intiatled to go after him cause we were over 18 that we had to go after him i just would like to know if that is true and if so is there a time limit to go after him

    • slimjim

      That’s not true I just got off the phone with the same question as you to as well even though you are 18 years old or older during the circumstances and the time that you was not receiving the check they still owe you back regardless of age. Even if the person paying died then they would have to take it the government but I would call attorney General and ask questions.

      • corruptmedia

        I think you mis read OP’s comment. Said that they filed for child support after she was 18. Can’t do that. Has to be pre 18.
        Without an active child support case opened, you can’t be owed money just because you think so!

    • corruptmedia

      Child support must be handled pre 18. If you are 30 then file child support, that’s not gonna fly, Sounds like your Mother is being a gold digger.
      If he was paying before you were 18, then you are entitled to the back payment upon reaching 18, not your mother.

  • slimjim

    ok my situation is that my mother has been sick since day one with an illness of schizophrenia. The system just found my father and he is now paying back child support idk why they still have it down for my mother to be receiving the money? All of my sisters and I are now grown but 2 of us our still in school. My mother is still being able to get our money and idk how she is sick its on papers that she should not be getting our money after the age of 18? Also when I called attorney General they said she has to sign off for us which is not correct cause we are now grown. if anyone can help me out or lead me in the right direction I would highly appreciate.

    • BeenThereDoneThat

      Its because the money is backpay child support for when she was taking care of you…Child support is not made to be given to the kids, its so that the parent could use it to support the kids.. If she supported you(sick or not) and did would she did when she was not getting the money from your father, he still owes HER the money . You will not be able to get any of it unless she gives it to you or signs it over to you.

      • corruptmedia

        You are 100% wrong, It’s all for the kids, it’s not for the parents in any way shape or form. Once a child hits 18 and there is back pay, the child gets it.

        If your kid can prove you are squandering the child support on materialistic items or the person paying, that’s theft.

    • Lisa Holland

      Hi Slim, the DCSE does not have a record of your mother’s mental condition, or that there is a trustee to manage her finances, the court order awarded her the child support to provide for her children until they are 18., But all arrears will be paid to the party that the child support order was entered on the behalf if, your mother. So, she is entitled to be paid the arrears. IF, you can prove that she is not the one that provided for you and your siblings (providing a hime, food, clothing, child care, medical, etc.) then you can petition the courts to receive your support that was awarded, but that would require you suing your mother; did she not provide you with necessities? Her mental illness could also be onset by pregnancy and hormonal imbalance occurred from pregnancy, or genetic. For some that has a predisposition of mental illness pay the horrible price of having children, be kind

    • corruptmedia

      When children are 18 they receive the back child support. If you are under 18, a % of that will be available to your mother, while the rest will be divided among the legal adults that support was collect for while they were pre adults.

  • libertyone

    I was just wondering if my ex husband has to continue to pay his back child support even if my child as of tomorrow lives with him., My child is over the age of 18 and my ex is almost caught up maybe 5 or 6 thousand to go.

    • corruptmedia

      If the child lived with him pre 18, then you are in debt for that child support, but has to be court ordered. Once a child hits 18, the child gets the money, you will not see a dime. Child support is for the kids, not for the parents.

  • Haystack

    Can you request the court for back child support from a mother who hasn’t paid a dime in 11 years? Also, if the child then goes to live with this mother, will the law make ME pay child support?

    • corruptmedia

      IF the child is under 18 you are owed that back money, take her to court, make an example out of her, us non dead beat fathers beg you too!

      The child may not live with the mother unless court ordered “assuming you are saying no”

      Unless court ordered, she can’t be paid. You are the custodial parent. If she had them for a few weeks, they could deduct that from child support.

      Please take this scum bag woman to court!

  • regina

    Can a father get back up child support so here’s the story my fiance has two kids one lives with her mother ( well not really she lives with her bf and she’s 16 but child support says you have to prove that which there’s no way) the other child lives with my fiance he has to pay child support there making him when they each have a child. Would he be able to get back up child support from the time his son has lived with him when he takes her to court for child support

    • corruptmedia

      Yes, any time spent must be accounted for in dollars.

  • Sandra

    I am a single mom of three boys and the father has been paying child support was behind at one time but did catch up. When tax time comes because he is caught up would I still get a lump sum of money. He has been caught up for about a year now so I did get a pretty penny last year when tax time came. So would I still get the tax refund if he is caught up with support…

    • F UK YOU

      YOUR A GREEDY BIT** NO YOU DON’T GET IF HES CAUGHT UP SOUNDS LIKE HE’S DOING HIS PART STOP TRYING TO TAKE HIM FOR MORE MONEY YOU GREEDY BITCH

    • corruptmedia

      Maybe if there was an error, but if you spent that money, you would be in debt for repayment once they find that error.

  • Car

    My ex owhs me a little over 50,000. My Son is now 24 but my ex still owns me over 50,000. I live in California and the ex lives in Arizona. Any ideas how I can make him pay this back pay to me?

    • ronnie

      File with the state of california department of child support services.

      • Frustrated

        My ex owes me close to $200,000.00 in back child support and spousal support. We divorced in CO in 2004, and at the time they did not garnish his wages since he was self employed. He now has a regular paycheck and has remarried. My youngest is now 21 and I now live in Texas. How do I go about getting the money he owes and can I have his and/or his wifes wages garnished or go after tax returns?

        • JB

          Why would you try to go after his wife? Your kids are not hers or her financial responsibility, why would you ever think she would have to pay someone elses debt? Really what is wrong with people these days. Grow up and move on.

        • Lisa Holland

          JB, That’s a horrible reply! In some states the new spouse does assume debts of the DBD they married. Why are DBD starting new families with new financial obligations, having more children, without supporting the ones they have with a previous spouse? ”Grow Up”? that’s a comment that should be directed to those DBDs that leave their children to live in poverty due to their immature attitude towards an ex-spouse, and to you!. Its about the attitude they have and revenge or hate they seek to justify why they are DBDs. You should reframe from posting your ignorance!!

        • MMO

          Sorry there can only be 2 legal parents for a child – That means one legal mom and dad. If dad owes the debt it is HIS debt. New spouse does not assume his debt… WHy should she because she decided to take his last name? Its the same thing if he walks into the marriage with debt from credit cards and walks out of the marriage the next month – he accrued it on his own, its his. Yes in the common sense of things it doesn’t make sense to go making other children if you cant pay for the ones you alreayd have. But life goes on after the split. Unless you are suggesting the mom not go on and make alife with someone else and have another family as well. Bottom line is its his debt legally and financially. Wife just has to understand she will have to deal with the headache of filing an injured spouse claim every year, not buying property with him and keeping her bank accounts seperate.

        • corruptmedia

          You should be banned from posting period.

          I bet you are a dead beat mom who milks your babies daddies. Why stick out the marriage when you know you’re going to get paid. Gold digger.

        • corruptmedia

          She’s not very bright, my wages have been garnished since day one, never got an option to pay, you don’t do the paper work, you don’t get anything.

          Her 21 year old would get the 200k if in fact he did owe arrears, THIS WOMAN, is not entitled to anything. Child support is for the kids, not to pad her materialistic lifestyle.

        • Tacrok

          Who do you think paid for this kids food, housing, clothing, transportation, birthday presents, medical bills, education bills??? the kid did not.

        • corruptmedia

          You are full of it. 200k in 10 years? You’re crazy!

          Unless you have 10 kids, you are nothing but lies.

    • corruptmedia

      Your son is owed 50k, you are not entitled to any of it once he hit 18.

      • B

        It’s to help raise the kids so who do you think paid to put a roof over their head, clothes, food. You are obviously a troll.

        • ss

          I agree with B obviously corruptmedia doesn’t know crap about being owed money and being a single parent. I have been waiting for child support for 7 years now just because the dead beat hasn’t had a real job or bank account I have to pay for everything my daughter needs so if he starts paying child support when my daughter is 18 I will still help her with anything she needs for school and food of course but that should be my choice since I had to put everything I made into raising her all by myself.

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  • Worried about dad

    My father’s ex just filed for child support, the state claims that he owes 10,000, how could he possibly owe that much if she just filed for it 2 months ago???

    • corruptmedia

      Crooked isn’t it? It actually goes by whatever she says, if she said you were separated on a certain date, they go with it. I had to pay back child support since the day I left, didn’t file for divorce till months later.

      I hire a lawyer to fight for custody of my kids with no assistance, she wins and gets kids with full assistance with a cheap attorney. Gotta love our system. Oh forgot to add in, I have to take drug test just to see my kids and I’ve never been in trouble! Never even raised my voice at this gold digger. Seriously!

  • stacey

    i would like to know how many years can the courts go back for owing child support?? Is it no more then 2 years. Someone told me they do the last 2 yrs.

  • kansask

    If I was on TANF and was sanctioned to where i owe the state money, would the state keep my back child support that was paid to me?

    • corruptmedia

      Yes.

  • lisa

    I hate DBD that get away not paying child support and courts still let him get kids when he actually picks them up and then they don’t pick them up for three months and blames me and files papers for forcing his time..

  • Jennifer Mendez

    My husband has worked the same job for 23 years. During that time he never missed a single child support payment. Back when he and his ex split he paid her support directly to her but unknown to him she was collecting welfare. They took him to court back in 1998 and ordered him to pay $30,000 which was 3 years of arrears retroactively. Since then he has also paid on those paying all but $17.83 back. He was always informed that the money he owed belonged to welfare. In September he was laid off and told he would receive a severance. The minute they find out they immediately go after him for the entire amount yet by law they are only allowed half. When we attempt to get a reduction in the amount owed because he is now laid off and we need the money to relocate out of state he is thrown for a loop when they inform him the money belongs to his vindictive bitch of an ex. They have decided that since he was a good “deadbeat” dad in their eyes and he paid everything back he owed that they will now transfer the interest over to his ex because her child support is ending in March and she doesn’t have a job. The loser has never had a job more than a couple months over the past 17 years that I have known him. Now when he offers her $25,000 cash for a bogus order that never belonged to her because she lived her entire life on public assistance, she refuses it and completely turns it down because she is so mad at me for being married to him. The state of California is sanctioning her harassing me with this order. She would rather collect $50 per month for the rest of her life rather then accept $25,000 cash lump sum now and get out of our life forever. This way she can control us for the rest of our life and constantly harass me making my life miserable. It also gives her the ability to know where we live because the state has our address. She has propositioned him recently and she has tried for 17 years to get me and our son out of the picture. What can I do as his spouse to keep her from knowing where we live when we move out of state? I don’t trust her and I just want her out of my life for good. We don’t have over $50,000 to pay her up front. We offered her up to $25,000 and I can’t understand how someone who complains that she has no money and would get money off him for the “kids” every time he visited could turn down that amount of money. Especially when she knows and admitted that he wasn’t behind in child support and never missed a single payment. Over the years he constantly gave her anywhere from $300-$600 per month extra in cash because he was always told the arrears was the states and they always kept it. He continued to pay for the kids medical ins for the past 6 years at $1000 per month between what he received in payment from his work and what he paid into it after they emancipated because they couldn’t afford it. Had the state told us the money belonged to her we would have gotten it in writing to offset the arrears owed for all the cash over the years and the medical. Now she wants to be an evil worthless “welfare” mom who thinks this is the answer to her money troubles. How long does he have to support this POS? By the time he pays her off his Social Security will kick in to support her. Sad thing is that she will be able to collect his Social Security A year before him because she is a year older. I forgot to mention that the POS has a younger daughter from her now dead drug dealer boyfriend who was married to someone else when he died. The loser never paid her a penny in child support and even in death didn’t claim his daughter. She attempted to get Social Security survivors benefits for her child and they denied her because I guess she couldn’t prove he was the baby daddy. Either that or his wife contested it. It’s amazing how the government is forcing men all the time to pay child support even though they prove they aren’t the father but when the government needs to pay for the child they refuse. Instead they start to go after her other kids dad for bogus arrears so that he can support the dealers child while all along they refuse to give him credit for the son that resides with him and has NEVER been on any form of public assistance. Not even as much as WIC or medical ins because his father supported him by working overtime because the state took the rest. What kind of backwards thinking do these DCSS workers have.

  • tony

    if a person is found to be the parent of a child and that child is now 50 years old can they still be liable for back child support

    • corruptmedia

      Not true, there is a time limit.

      Child support must be filed pre-18 of the child, if not, then parent is not responsible.

  • mr.d

    I am paying $20 arrears on top of my child support can the csp harass me and report me to credit report agency?

    • corruptmedia

      Shouldn’t be able too, I pay 50$ for arrears, apparently if the woman files a restraining order on you, you have to pay child support from that date, even if you don’t get divorced until months later.

      You are still required to pay this woman even though she lives with her parents at home blowing the kids money on materialistic items then coming to you crying that the kids don’t have food to eat or clothes to wear.

  • jes

    my fiancé has a child with a woman other then me and she did not tell him about the child or take him to court til almost 3 years later now he is almost $5,000.00 in debt and they want to take his license and they expect him to pay $450.00 a month he has no income and we have 2 children of our own I was wondering is there a way to fight the cs due from when he didn’t know the child was his? I mean we are struggling as it is and he tries to pay what we have but its hard he also buys things and hands her money so it don’t count on child support. She is very greedy and every time she talks to my fiancé she throws my kids in the conversation which I don’t think my kids should have anything to do with anything that consists of their issues also…I was just wondering if there was anything we could do about that large sum I mean if she just told him about the child and took him to court in the first place this wouldn’t be like this

    • Sonia

      First don’t talk to her. Neither of you. Start a modification process. Tehn file a court date to see if you can modify how much time he can get to see the kid. Even if you aren’t married he has the right to modify the chold support because he has two more kids to take care of. We modified my husbands from $890 a month when he was only making 1600 a month to $240 which is reasonable. Do not talk to her. Avoid all conversation. He can also just pay $10 to any a month as long as hes paying something. If they are taking it out of his check then I’m sorry but it has to be modified to include the kids he’s got with you

    • MMO

      First off he needs to stop giivng her money on the side. If he wants to get credit for the support it needs to go directly to the child support office. He has to be careful about asking for a modification because additional children that are claimed on a tax return count as deductions that most people get a refund for. Guess what? That is counted as income and can increase the child support. The automatic assumption is that he would get a biologial hardship which will reduce the child support. But those hardships are not automatic and they are at the courts discretion. SO my question is if he isn’t working how is he supporting the children in the home? DO you work as well and contrubute to your children with him?? These are all questions the court will get into when deciding whether to give a bio hardship. They will order him to job contacts and he will eventually be imputed income. WHatever the circumstances were surrounding the revelaing of this child, they are moot now. He has a legal obligation he has to fulfill and unless he can receive credit for what he gives her, I would not hand over one red cent. He has to keep square with the child support office she can wait a few more days for his payment to post through the child support office and be disbursed to her. He may be entitled ot a modification but the court needs something to go off of. In addition. They don’t care how the obligation is paid as long as the whole obligation is met in full – if He has to pay a little every week to make the whole months obligation, he should do that. Its hard to come up with just a lump sum payment all the time. Break it up as long as the full payment is made within the month

  • Shane

    So about a year ago I paid off my back CS for my 3yr and 5yr old. Not to complain but she is manipulative and attacks me through my children as if she’s the victim and I’m the MONSTER. But anyways, as we all know tax season is here and occasions I’ve asked their mother nicely if I could carry at least 1 of them and she says no, I did not make a fuss. I simply replied with the “ok” text aka “have a nice day.” She calls me an hour later to tell me that I still owe back CS and that they will take my money. Doesn’t make any sense because had I still owed the Attorney General of Texas would provide me with the information stating that I owe and the amount I’m paying would shoot up -not reduce like it did when I paid it off. On top of that my employer takes any and all of my deductions out automatically every month. I have medical and dental insurance for my kids and yet she continues to depend on medicaid and now has 4 kids, thats our 2 and then 1 by 2 others so..I don’t know how it will all play out but I refuse to get played for my money ever again.

    • corruptmedia

      Sounds you married a gold digger like I did. You do everything right, and they find someway to milk you more.

    • Will

      It’s the Texas system. Majority of the time the woman files for divorce because they know that they will get the money. I have no problem paying for my share of the kids expenses but I think it is wrong that my ex is able to live off of child support. She lives in a $450,000 home and gets $2000 a month in child support , chooses to work at a $15/hr job when she has a BS degree, asks me to pay half of the kids activities and files for financial aid for the kids activities. I’m at every event my kids have, unless another kid has something going on (I have 4 kids). Unless the mother doesn’t want her kids or is on drugs, the father has limited rights. I know that I married her and had kids with her but she wasn’t like that before. The system allowed her the opportunity and she’s is using the system to her advantage not the kids. That is why I am bitter.

  • Brooke Corish

    I have a question My ex husband has his child support taken from his checks every week but he has $12,000.00 in back due. he did his taxes will I get any of it.? Confused on how this works

    • B Corish

      they jut started taking the money from his checks a year ago he was on the run for 5 years

      • joe

        I wonder if the shoe was one the other foot? I know I had to pay $180.00 a week in child support to my ex. Now that I have custody, she has to pay me $5.00 a month($1.25 a week) and I owe back support, and still have to pay $165.00 a week for that. How is this system fair?

    • Staceyjf

      If he owes more than $500 back child support then the state automatically turns it in to the IRS to be intercepted. It can take up to six months for you to receive the money.

  • Anna

    It is nearly impossible to make the father of your child to pay you any money at all.
    A little of my story: me and him had a baby together, we were never married, he was violent and stuff but I stuck around for a while. I know I am stupid. I was finally in my right mind to leave him. He was court ordered to pay child support since 2011, he started paying some of it, then he stopped, now its the year of 2014 and back child support is over $5000 + $1000 he owns to the state of texas for medical , i was getting medicaid and some food stamps since my son was born, which helped alot, i did work here and there, last child support payment I got on the direct deposit card was $175 with something cents i dont remember, that was back in April 2013, that payment was from his taxes, not like he payed that himself, last time he saw his son was back in 2012, after that nothing, the father of my child does have a long criminal history, i found it all online, drug offences in 2005 got dismissal. another one in 2005 got dimissal in 2006. then another one in 2010 got dismissal. in 2011 was charged revocation in 2012, felony DWI 2012, then terroristic threat in 2011 with a 12 month probation., when he stopped seeing son I was kind of glad because he is trouble. He will not change. but this year 2014 I found out that I was dropped from my medicaid and that my son will not receive medicaid either they said i was earning too much money, i call it bullshit. I found the phone number for dead beat father and called him for last time asking him to please make some payments for his son, he called back (sounded drunk) saying a bunch of crap, that i am prostitute that i dont love my son and all i think about is money. This year my boy will start Pre-K school I thought his father would help pay for school. But no. I get and my son get nothing. I cant really afford a lawyer right now even with my tax return this year because I got to take care of my teeth. I need feelings in the teeth and other. The child support office does nothing because they nor me know where he lives, all I know is the town and state, i dont even know if he work. Him nor his parents havent seen my son for years nor they care about him, i was told i cant do nothing, how is it fair, why?

  • Heather M.Montano

    The noncustodial parent is reporting fraud against,on me for receiving back owed childsupport payments whilei visit in Mexico for 6 months

  • Minerva Rodriguez

    Hi everyone well finally after 13years I finally get some child support back, when I started with my sons father things were good but when I had my son he was not doing anything, so I took him to child support and he paid $200, when my son was like less than a year, but I always took care of my son and almost every 3 years he would come to have me stop the child support and I would tell him no cause if he took care of his other kids why couldn’t he do the same for mines, but I always left it up to god and sure enough last month I received a check and this month and mind u he owes more than 66,000, so far its coming in let’s see for how long.

  • Nanalovey

    My fiancé owes 30,000 in back child support in California his son is 11 and he is currently paying his child support. What happens when the child turns 18 does the child start getting the back support or does his ex continue to get the money? And when we get married is that going to affect my income tax return? I already have two kids and get child support from my ex. He pay 650 for his one kid and I get 600 for my two. Is there anyway he can get his lowered he makes more money now but owes a lot in back support. She seems to think she doesn’t have to work and can live off of him and the state the rest of her life. If we buy a house together can his name be on it or are they gonna take that from us? I work hard for my money and so does he so we can have a life together and support my kids. We shouldn’t have to support her also. I’m so glad we live in Washington and not California I just wish we could have his son live with us so he would learn better morals and values and not look for a free handout from the state.

    • Tacrok

      Do you really think a woman is living off $650/month?

    • Jennifer

      A little advice because I have been in the very situation you are asking questions about. For the first question, no the child doesn’t get a penny and is not entitled to a penny of the child support or the arrears. According to child support that belongs to Mom and she can do with it anyway she wants to. If she doesn’t want to spend it on the kids then according to them, that’s her right. To the question about the house, yes if you buy a house with him they can slap a lien on the home and force the sell. The other problem is that if you are renting versus buying a home you will pay less money to the ex because of the fact that the interest is tax deductible and when they calculate the take home pay they will allow for the tax break but will fail to calculate the fact you have to make the actual mortgage payment and will cause you all sorts of tax problems. My advice to you is if you decide to buy something DO NOT TELL THEM YOU ARE A HOMEOWNER! When you fill out the income and expense declaration you have 2 ways to fill it out. Married filing joint and married filing separate. If you tell them you are filing jointly make sure to add in your income because it causes you to look like you owe more in taxes and have less take home pay. If you can raise the amount of your income it also helps for at least CA because they only consider your income to determine how much you owe in taxes. The more you make the higher your taxes but if the income is yours they can’t use it to calculate his responsibility for child support. This is the reason why there are mothers who have remarried wealthy men and don’t have to pay much in support. Also make sure to claim you are renting. If you fill it out as filing separately or even single, then just put in his income and again don’t put down you are buying. This way he will pay the highest tax and again have less take home pay. When it comes to buying a home what we did is we purchased a home and immediately my husband filed a quick claim deed taking himself off the deed to the property. This was done prior to it ever recording so when it did finally record it has only my name on it. He has no claim to the home now, which is sad. They refuse to allow him to have anything and in doing so it has screwed over their kids. Only our son, will ever inherit anything. The issue with taxes is that I filed a injured spouse claim and although I don’t work I was allowed to split his income and the money already paid in, then I took all the deductions and credits and applied it to my side and I just received 100% of the return refunded to me. Keep in mind we live in a community property state so other states the rules may be different. All of this advice works for the state of California and Arizona. Also California doesn’t have an injured spouse claim so they still steal my state return but that is so low it is inconsequential. Good luck!

  • melulu

    Okay so me and the father of our children are back togther and I signed ti waive all back support 14000. Well the judge decided to make him still have topay does anyone know how to stop back child support…. cuz we live together

    • Ramen Noodle

      If the Office of Attorney General is involved in handling the finances, then you can simply write out a letter with the case/cause number stating in writing that you no longer want to enforce the arrears. If they are not involved, file a Motion with the Court taking that same letter with all of the appropriate info and entering a plea to the court. OR…the only other way would be for him to file a motion to have the case dismissed and you don’t show up to contest it.

  • need advice

    I live in California, and I owe back child support from when I was in prison. I currently owe $40,000 an I had a good job and was paying it until they left me with 180 dollars for two weeks worth of work, they were taking $1,600 a month, when I only grossed $2,500 a month, last year my father died and a few months later lost my job cause I couldn’t even cover my gas to go back and forth to work, my question is, when my father passed away he left me a house that was completely paid for, if the house is placed in my name can child support force me to sell the house to pay off my balance. im doing everything I can to find another job that will pay me enough and is close enough for me to go to work if they take that much again, but im a felon and no one will give me a chance.

  • joe

    I know I had to pay $180.00 a week in child support to my ex. Now that I have custody, she has to pay me $5.00 a month($1.25 a week) and still have not received a dime in 2 years. I owe back support of $27,000.00, and still have to pay $165.00 a week for that. How is this system fair? I was put in jail on and off for not paying it, cause there are no jobs anywhere.. so while in jail, they stacked up interest and penalty’s that equil more that what is actually owed. The actual support that is owed is $9,200.00. so they tacked on $16,000.00 for themselves, not bad way to commit crime legally…

  • JIM

    ALL YOU FATHERS ARE DEADBEATS PAY UR BILLS. DONT LIKE IT MAYBE SHOULD OF THOUGHT OF THAT BEFORE U ACTED LIKE AN ASSHOLE. SORRY TO THE ONE PERSON THAT THIS DOESNT APPLY TOO BUT UR SERIOUSLY ALL DEADBEATS TAKE CARE OF UR KIDS.

  • Thomas

    Jim, you obviously have never gone through divorce or child custody battles. I just got told I now owe 15 months of child support and this is the first time my ex wife file for support. When my ex lived in california child support can not be back dated, but she moved to new mexico and the judge just ruled that I have to pay from the moment she moved. I sent my ex money all the time to pay day care, dental, after school sports since we couldn’t agree on what was a fair amount.
    Again Jim, you need to read about how the men that get screwed over all the time. And by the way my son mainly lived with me until I had to move because of the military so the court ruled against me because of the military.

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  • Codie

    Question: I’m 21 and in college and my dad is paying back child support to my mother I only get access to that money to help me with things when I’m back home visiting. Is there a way that I can get that switched and put in my name so it comes to me since how I’m of age?

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  • Kay

    What if there’s backed up child support but the child turns 18 who does the money go too? The child or parent

  • Justin Thyme

    Kay, the money goes to the parent. The custodial parent is the one who supported the child when the non custodial parent neglected to help. The money is paid back to the custodial parent. -The child never receives support.

    Jim,

    I left my ex because she refused to work as I had a full time job and a limo biz at nights/weekends. I wanted to take my daughter but her brother wasn’t mine so ripping them apart would be cruel. I paid my support and visited almost every day. I even paid support directly to my ex on four occasions because she had no food for the kids and waiting for the round a bout check through DCS would take too long. This was cleared and allowed by DCS. However, I fell on hard times and was 2 months late on 2 occasions. DCS calculated it as 6 mos late and suspended my license twice. Both times, they acknowledged their mistake and released the suspension. Dept of Licensing didn’t care though and charged me $75 twice ($150) to have another license. DCS also took the last $100 from my bank.

    Even tho my ex received support from two men, it was her refusal to work which made her fail. I was arming myself for two years worth of info to fight to get my kid since mom couldn’t even get my daughter to the school bus. (32 absences / 28 tardies) 6 schools by the 3rd grade. (constantly evicted). I didn’t have to take the ex to court though, she dropped the kid and cats at my door and left for CA. She now owes over $10,000 in arrears to me but I won’t see a dime as she’s filing for disability. I bought a house with a pool and have kept my daughter in the same schools since the 4th grade. She’s a great kid and now a junior in high school.

    Sincerely, DAD!

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  • Krysi

    Does anyone know if a parent owes back child support and opts to do jail time instead of payments,are they still responible to pay the arrears?

  • Joe/Mel

    I have a question… is there any way to be able to leave the country for a short time when owing back child support? my wife is in another country and will be giving birth to my child there and I would do anything to be there? Please help

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  • Justin

    Does back child automatically stop coming out of my check when I have paid it off? Or do I have to call attorney generals office to stop it?

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