In 2010 I pay my child support came out of my working check, Now the child support office is saiding
that i own back money what can I do.
Was there a period for which you were unemployed or earned substantially less than normal? That would explain getting behind. As for what to do about it, check the laws in your state. Where I live, if someone gets behind and is a W-2 employee, they simply start taking more money out until the back support is paid up. Each state has a different maximum percentage they can take. If you're earning a lot less than when the child support was set, then you may be able to get it adjusted. Take it from me, the amendment process through the courts is horribly tedious, but if it's been more than three years and any changes will constitute more than a 20% change in your support obligation (actual percentages may differ in other places) then if the laws are the same there as they are here you should be able to request a review through the child support office to determine whether or not you're still being expected to pay a fair amount for your circumstances.
Luckily, while they do send letters threatening contempt of court and all that, if you demonstrate that you're trying to get caught up then they are often willing to work with you. I don't know how far behind one has to get before being in danger of losing driver's license and passport, but it seems to be pretty far into the game. I'm currently very behind on my own support obligations because of severely limited work throughout a pregnancy, then my husband became unemployed several months ago and I barely make enough to cover essential bills, much less be able to send child support. So far no additional action has been taken other than informing me I'm behind, but I've also contacted the caseworker to let her know the situation and she gave me some great advice on how to get it straightened out, and has been patient so far while I try to act on her advice. My situation is slightly different than most because I'm self-employed, they can't do a wage deduction, but everything else is pretty much the same other than location.
I am not aware of this system but I believe wychic gave very accurate answer and I voted her up.
DR. DURRESHAHWAR PERVEZ
by stacies29 2 years ago
I feel that some women are just scorned lovers who are out 4 revenge.
by Imani Faith 3 years ago
Child support thats not about the child, and takes over half of what a person is making pluse jailNot being able to drive because of a unfair systems with DMV
by milleramanda53 5 years ago
When should the line be drawn for a non-custodial parent who refuses to pay child support? Is there a set amount before something is done?
by stacies29 9 years ago
My fiance' is going through some issues with the mother of his child where he is paying child support but she will not let him see the child unless they are in a relationship and I am out of the picture. She has served him with papers claiming that he threatened her just so that she can get a...
by alaphonte222 7 years ago
i have a daughter that i pay child support for do i get to claim my daughter
by Libra 6 years ago
Why are some men bitter about paying child support and should he pay if he is denied visitation?
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