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If a man owes child support for 18 years in Colorado and now lives in Pennsylvania under the wire and I know where he is, can he still be held responsible while in Pennsylvania?
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can he still be held responsible while in Pennsylvania?

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Yes, under the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA) it allows any state to enforce another state's child support order. The recipient just has to register the order in the foreign state so that it can be enforced by that foreign state's child support enforcement agency. There is no statute of limitations on delinquent child support in CO.

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