Child support is a legal obligation and It can be enforced by the Department of Child Support. Failure to pay child support have serious consequences. If a parent fails to pay child support, they may face penalties such as:
Immigration : You may not naturalize to become of US Citizen because of failure to pay child support.
Immigration: USCIS may deny your Petition for Alien Relative if you are not current on the child support payment.
Immigration: A willful neglect or refusal to pay child support child may involve
Wage garnishment: DCSS or the other parents can garnish your wages to make sure the child support is paid.
Contempt of court: Child support order is a court order and you can be held in contempt of court if you are not current on the child support payment.
It is extremely important to note that irrespective of your financial situation a child support payments is a court ordered obligation, and failure to pay can have serious consequences.
You can contact us if you want to modify Child support orders based on current financial situation or change in visitation time.
It is important to consult an experienced family law attorney to help you understand the laws and to give you the best chance to achieve the payment plan for your child support payment.