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Can I sue my sons mother for collecting child support even though our son got locked up?

Lawyer's Assistant: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

FL, but i got hit with the judgement in AZ while i was in the service

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?

No

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

I have 3 yrs of arears left to pay.

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