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I was ordered to pay child sopport in the amount of $1200.00

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I was ordered to pay child sopport in the amount of $1200.00 per month for my twin girls. When I applied for modifications twice it was denied twice. Now 16 years later I have a debt well of $100,000.00 in child support. My ex-wife lied when asked how many children we have. She said I only had two, but in fact I had four children. She also cheated during the marriage and in Arizona there is a law stating that she can be charged if there is proof, and I do have proof. What can I do in this situation??? Please help
Submitted: 2 years ago via ChildSupportLaws.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Roger replied 2 years ago.

Hi - my name is XXXXX XXXXX I'm a Family Law litigation attorney here to assist you.

 

Adultery is a crime (class 3 misdemeanor) under Arizona law. Here's the statute: http://law.justia.com/codes/arizona/2005/title13/01408.html. However, the statue of limitations to charge a person with adultery is 1 year from the event. Thus, the statute of limitations has long since expired for filing any charges against your ex-wife for adultery.

 

However, if you have overpaid child support, you do have a right to file another motion to modify your support amount and also seek either a credit or reimbursement for any overpayments that you have made. You would have to file a motion with the court and prove that you have paid more than you should have, and if you can do that, the judge can order a credit or refund to you.

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