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Category Archives: Child Support

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Is My Ex Guilty Of Voluntary Impoverishment By Refusing To Work Or Pay Child Support?

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It is not uncommon for parents who were ordered to pay child support to come up with all kinds of ways to avoid paying. One of the ways is to refuse to work to stop paying child support. However, if the parent voluntarily quits their job or decreases their income to the point where… Read More »

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Does Florida Allow Retroactive Child Support?

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Florida courts may order child support when spouses who share children file for divorce. Prior to awarding child support, the court will look at each parents’ income and earning potential, among many other factors. If your ex-spouse was ordered to pay child support, you might wonder, “Can I ask the court for retroactive child… Read More »

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Can Your Driver’s License Be Suspended for Not Paying Child Support?

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If you were ordered to pay child support but failed to meet the legal obligation to provide payments to the obligee, you may face serious penalties. In the state of Florida, possible penalties for not paying child support include wage garnishment, fines, driver’s license suspension, and even jail time. If you are behind in… Read More »

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What to Do if I Cannot Pay Child Support?

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If you were ordered to pay child support to the other parent of your child but can no longer afford the monthly payments, the worst thing you can do is just stop paying. Once a Florida court ordered you to pay child support, making these payments is not optional. You cannot just stop making… Read More »

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How Can You Enforce a Child Support Order if the Obligated Parent Lives in Another Country?

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When the non-custodial parent lives in another country, it can be difficult to enforce a child support order if the parent refuses or fails to pay. However, there may be ways to make the obligated parent pay child support even if they are outside the United States. Enforcing International Child Support Orders The United… Read More »

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What to Do if You’re Behind on Child Support in Florida?

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The obligor parent is “behind on child support” when he or she is only able to make partial payments or fails to pay altogether. Your failure to meet your child support obligations could get you in trouble with the law and may lead to some very unpleasant consequences. So, what should do if you… Read More »

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