I had my two children for two years with only $1000.00 dollars for child support. How do I file for back support, do I need to fill out forms?
State/Country relating to question: Florida
I have been to court many times and it was to settle everything however we are still working on the settlement. Is child support manditory in Florida?
Hello,Thank you for using JA. Is there a current support order in place from the court regarding child support?.If so, is the other parent behind in their payments?.
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In Orange county Florida no order was requested bercause we thought their was no option but to pay however it has gone on for two years and we only received $1000.00 for 2 children. I also paid all the health insurance premiums for 2 years. How can I get a court order
Ok, if there was no order entered by the court, then he can't be held liable for any child support arrearages since no amount was ordered to be paid..,The custodial parent would need to file a motion to modify custody in the same court that entered any custody order and request that the court put a formal child support order in place that would compel the noncustodial parent to begin to make support payments. You don't need an attorney to file this motion and it is available either at the court clerk's office or here:.http://www.flcourts.org/gen_public/family/forms_rules/905b.pdf.Then if the noncustodial parent doesn't pay, s/he can be held in contempt of court and possibly face jailtime for failure to comply with the court order..
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