Can an unemployed father go to jail for not paying child support?

Answer Yes! If he fails to report his financial status to the courts

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Is your sons father going to go to jail for not paying child support even if he signs over his parental rights?

Yes. The father may be able to terminate his rights but not his obligation for child suppor unless someone has stepped up and adopted. If that is the case, then it should be in the courts decision.... Read More »

Can an underage child sue their father for child support if the father stopped paying for child support after 3 months?

Answer No, this is up to your mother or guardian (which could be a grandparent or uncle/aunt.) Although it's quite disgusting that some fathers refuse to take some financial responsibility for the... Read More »

How much child support if father is unemployed?

In general, child support is a percentage of net income. Child support can be garnished from Unemployment Insurance Benefits.

Can a step father claim a child on there taxes if the real father is paying child support?

According to the IRS, the only person who can claim a child as a dependent on a tax return is a relative (to include step parents, foster parents, etc) who provided custodial support for the child ... Read More »