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I need your province and then the basic facts.
Please in particular explain why interest is being paid.
This question is on the wrong list. I will ask the site to move this to the US family Law list.
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Can you tell me what state the order was in and how old the children are? Thanks.
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Unfortunately you ended up in our Canadian site talking to the Canadian Legalease. I am the US Legalease if you are seeking to have your questions answered. To answer your above questions regarding child support and arrear amounts that are comprised of mostly interest, the court will not reduce his current child support payments unless he can show some kind of substantial hardship (he suddenly becomes disabled or something like that) and the court will not reduce the interest payments unless he can show definitively that there was some kind of miscalculation on the interest amount. In other words, I beleive you are fine here no matter whether he takes the matter into court or not and even after the children turn 18 and the regular child support runs out, if he still owes interest he will be forced to continue to pay that interest to you until it is paid in full -- even if the kids are in their 30's. That is the way it works and do not let him try to think it is anything else.
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