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Samuel II, Attorney at Law
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my son is in a behavioral hospital am irequired to pay child

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my son is in a behavioral hospital am irequired to pay child support while he is in there this is the second one in 2 years first it was(shadow MOUntain) in Tulsa OK now its (willow crest) in Miami OK his date of birth is 6/17/95 I have been paying since January 98

hi

 

you are required to pay as per the court child support order, if there are no stipulations that child support should cease if hospitalized, etc -

 

your option is to file for a modification in the court that ordered it to be paid. you see child support is paid to a parent, not a child, per se. and while the child is away, there are still living expenses that need to be covered. but a modifcation might be in order since the child is not eating food at home, etc -

 

good luck with everything.

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
what about my incarceration in texas department of corrections for 21 months did my child support go up 21x $419 a month ?

hi

 

i am not clear on your question. however, the law is if you are under court order, you must obey such order until it is changed in some fashion. i do not make the laws. i can only tell you how they work.

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