Does the absent parent HAVE to pay child support?

Answer Yes, if the custodial parent and/or State agency files an action [either judicial or administrative] requiring that s/he do so.

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How do I Get Child Support Enforcement of an Absent Parent in New Britain, CT?

Children require emotional and financial support from both parents. Connecticut Child Support Enforcement Services assists custodial parents in enforcing the child support order against the non-cus... Read More »

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 »

Can a Florida custodial parent receive child support from the non custodial parent even if the custodial parent owes child support for the same children from a previous case?

That's up to the judge, but generally is only applicable when a father gets custody while owing, as only 7 out of 1000 mothers pay support to custodial fathers.

How to Tell a Child About an Absent Parent?

Dad gone to defend the peace somewhere else in the world? Mom off analyzing penguins in Antarctica? What is the best way to inform your young ones when you're the partner left behind to care for th... Read More »