My question is about arrears. I have had a support aggreement since 1999 and he is $40,000. in arrears. I go through child support enforcement in Davidson County. Every few mounths for 14 years we are in court. (This has cost the state more than it cost to raise her! ) We go to court again July 11th.
My daughter turns 18 in December but will still be in High School. I know he will fight paying past 18. I was also told the courts won’t fight arrears. I overheard my worker tell someone if she just pays $20.00 a month on her arrears only case, they won’t enforce it. Her arrears was very low but it has me worried.
Can I take him to court and get a car or something for my daughter in place of arrears? He has 3 in his wifes name. My daughter will need furniture when she moves out. They have a $3,000.00 couch and a 55 inch TV etc etc. I am just worried that when child support stops the courts will order a $50.00 a month arrears payment and that isn’t enough to pay her car insurance!
He has had his niece living with them for a few years now and she has been to proms and partys and graduation pictures etc etc. My daughter did get a Happy Birthday text last year.