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Thanks for the reply.
But my case is a little bit complicated.
We were divorced in April and I moved out the house at the end of May. The court ordered him to pay starting June and so he did. In June and July, I took my son out of country and in August, my son stayed with my ex.
Then in Sept, due to the fact that I am waiting for my house to close when I temporarily stayed at a friend's house and I cannot let my ex to agree to send my son to a daycare near my friend's place, I made the compromise and agreed to let my ex be the primary custody and let him waive the child support for that month (only for Sept). I expected things will go back to normal in Oct when I closed on my house.
However, during the time when I wait for the house closing ( in Sept), my ex filed a motion trying to change the custody agreement. Due to the status quo as suggested by my attorney, I have to let my ex keep the custody as we temporarily arranged. He then stopped paying any child support since then without my agreement.
On Nov 17, the court finanlly ordered to give me back my child's custody. But he still has not paid any child support, claiming that he is waiting for the probation account to set up.
So the question is: is he responsible for the child support since Oct or just after Nov 17 ( when the actualy custody is tranfered)?
the court did not order him to be the primary custodian parent during this temporary period. I basiclaly agreed to let him be the primary custodian parent and waived the child support for Sept. Then in Oct, it is because he filed a motion in Sept, I needed to maintain status quo as my attorney suggsted and so let him keep being the custodian parent ( The court never ordered that).
He did in his motion asking to be relieved from child support during this temporary period, but the court just said "moot". I am not quite sure what that means.
Do i really have to file a motion to collect the money he owes? Is there a simple way of doing this? I am so tired of motions and motions and it is very costly.
so, if the court said it is no longer a viable issue, does that automaticlly relieve him from the child support oligbation in Oct and early Nov? Or does it mean that he still owes the child support for that period?
So, basically, because the court is not clear about this issue, we can interpret anyway we want? He will be not held responsible if he did not pay?
I am just trying to figure out what is the possibility that I could win in this case. You know the motion is costly and it might cost me more than what I can collect as child support. Plus, it has so much trouble of doing this.
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