If child support was dropped, can I be sued for back child support?

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If child support was dropped, can I be sued for back child support?

Asked on December 1, 2012 under Family Law, Oklahoma

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MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

If back child support was part of a previous order or even the current order and future child support was the only portion dropped, then yes, you can still be held responsible for back child support. Child support is for the benefit of the child, and therefore if the child did not receive those payments earlier, you are still required to pay them.


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