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Does it make any difference that the person owed arrears is

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does it make any difference that the person owed arrears is married and already receiving monthly child support. All my bill money is being levied by child support and being given to her just to chill. the only months i missed support is when i was let go from my job.
JA: OK. The Family Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?
Customer: no
JA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Family Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else the Family Lawyer should be aware of?
Customer: I have been paying support for my daughter since she was born. i missed paying 6 months when i was let go from my job. by the time it got to court i was behind and couldnt catch up. that amount went to arrears and the courts lowered my support amount
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 1 year ago.

Unfortunately the courts do not consider the custodial parent's use of the money or need. I do understand your frustration. You could try seeking custody so that you can stop the child support.

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