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child support was ordered by the judge 3 months ago and no

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child support was ordered by the judge 3 months ago and no child support has been paid. what should I do?
Can you tell me what state this is in please?

Customer: replied 8 years ago.

State of TX

Thanks

the state has a program set up to help folks like you specifically

Go here

http://www.oag.state.tx.us/cs/index.shtml

And contact the AG...they can take steps to get the support started.

Please let me know if you have further questions; if so I will do my best to answer them. If not please hit the accept button, its the only way I get credit for my work.

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
not the ans I was looking for. How can this person just defy the order of the judge?
They can by doing so...but if they do disregard the order, they face the potential of the court ordering contempt (and placing them in jail)

I recommend the AG site, since they can petition the court on your behalf...but you can certainly hire your own attorney and have them petition the court to hold the non-paying parent in contempt.

BotXXXXX XXXXXne, if the parent is not paying, you need to tell the court so they can force the issue

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
this was excepted 2 times 1 by mistake for the same ans, please deduct $15
thanks, XXXXX XXXXX send to customer to service to address