Can Parents Ask for Back Child Support?

Answer There are two kinds of back child support a parent can ask for. Child support arrears is support money approved by the court that one parent has failed to pay; it may take another court visit to ge... Read More »

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Can child support orders be file for back child support after the child dies?

How long do you have to pay back payments for child support after child support ends?

If non custodial parent owes back child support and the child goes to live with the non custodial parent does the custodial parent at that point have to begin paying child support?

Yes, in most circumstances. However, you need to notify the court of the change in circumstances as soon as possible. The existing child support order and custody order will remain in effect until ... Read More »

Do you have to pay child support if the mother is in prison and the grand parents have the child and won't let you see the child?

Yes. But don't send the money to the grandparents - send it to the courts or the State disbursement unit. You may go to court to require the grandparents to grant visitation.