Thank You for posting your question to just answer today. This is attorney Bill offering legal information specific to your concerns.
In North Carolina Child support arrears are payable by the estate so your father's estate is obliged to honor the debt and pay it as a priority debt from estate assets.
" The parent’s estate, however, remains liable for child support arrearages that accrued before the parent’s death. [See Larsen v. Sedberry, 54 N.C.App. 166, 282 S.E.2d 551 (1981), review denied, 304 N.C. 728, 288 S.E.2d 381 (1982) ("
The claim should be filed with the estate and paid from the estate by the executor/ administrator of the estate.
Please be patient for my follow up and answer when you request additional clarification or information and REMEMBER TO RATE POSITIVELY TODAY FOR THE INFORMATION RECEIVED.
Please remember to rate positively my response before exiting.
THIS IS HOW I GET A CREDIT FOR MY TIME AND RESPONSE
SO I HOPE YOU RATE 5 STARS TODAY