Past child support help


#1

Did sign anything when you changed the visitation? This looks like it may be problematic…I would talk to a lawyer and I’d also start gathering receipts and anything that would prove that the kids have been with you for more time than originally specified.


#2

Unfortunately, she can do this. Child support cannot be modified retroactively and unless you filed something formally changing the child support about, you may find yourself on the hook for past support. You should take your paperwork to an attorney as soon as possible.

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#3

My ex and I signed a separation in 2001 indicating I pay $800 a month for 2 kids unless changes in her job status and I would have 9 days of visitation. After a few weeks she asked me not to give her the child support but to begin keeping the kids every other week and I have done so ever since. She also stopped working consistantly for several years. She has recently stated she was going to take me to court for the unpaid child support. I have faithfully paid there expenses while at my house and often when they were at her house. Can she do this?