Does child support go to the child?

Answer It goes to the custodial parent to pay for the care of the child. It is technically assigned to the parent and the parent is to use at their own discretion for the benefit of the child. It does not... Read More »

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When a child is abandoned by a parent receiving child support how does that child get the child support?

The persons in custody of the child must file for legal guardianship and request the court modify the child support order. The person needs legal standing to receive child support.

Can a father of a child sue for child support if he does not have custody of that child?

Of course not. Child support payments are paid over to the parent with legal physical custody.

Was over paid child support for 2 years than child support stopped for 1 year does the law consider it an extra?

Overpaid child support is often consider a gift by the courts, which is why one need to regularly monitor their payments. see links below

Does a court order for child support give the parent receiving the support automatic full custody of that child?

AnswerAbsolutely NOT. The Division of Child Support Enforcement, does not arrange custody nor visitation. I had a child support order, the father and I were never married, and while the support pap... Read More »