In the majority of cases each state establishes unique child support laws. However the federal government can become involved if a person is more than two years behind on payments. Any parent who owes back child support ... More »

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Non-custodial parents in the state of Texas may be obligated to monthly, court-ordered payments. The amount of support is dependent on the income of the parent and number of children under 18 in the order, minus any dedu... More »

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All Georgia parents are required to provide adequate support for their minor children, according to Fulton Superior Court. As of 2007, child support in Georgia is calculated using the income of both parents, taking into ... More »

The statute of limitations on child support requires a delinquent non-custodial parent to pay child support arrears even when the child reaches the age of majority, and generally varies by state, according to HG.org. Som... More »

Each state has its own laws regarding child support and paternity, but in general, a court has the discretion to order a man not named on the birth certificate to pay child support. Paternity of the father can be establi... More »

Child support, once ordered by a court, cannot and should not be avoided until the child is of age of majority or is adopted, according the Department of Justice. However, the noncustodial parent may address the amount o... More »

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Non-custodial parents in Texas feel that child support laws are unfair to them because they pay more child support payments than custodial parents. Also, the laws do not consider the capacity of the parent to make paymen... More »

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