Legal Question in Family Law in California

my ex and i got a divorce 3 years ago. i also have a restraining order against her. i also have had our child in my custody since the divorce. she is now requesting i owe her spousal support. can i counter claim for back child support?

Asked on 9/04/13, 1:22 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Timothy McCormick Libris Solutions - Dispute Resolution Services

Child support can only be awarded retroactively to the date of filing a motion to establish or increase it. So you can counter claim for support, but only back to the date you file the counter-claim.

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Answered on 9/04/13, 1:29 pm


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