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Asked on: 9/14/13, 9:49 am

hi there im in the state of new york i havent been able to pay my child support for 4 years due to inestability of work and currently unemployment i petitioned for a modification of support last year the other party never showed up i have notarized letter of person that served her husband and just recently did again file for anither modification im currently on public assistance (food stamps, medicaid) when i went to the hearing custodial parents lawyer served me personally for nonpayment judge dismissed my petitioned and picked up theirs now im looking to serve up to 6 months in jail because thats what custodial parents wants and i have no means to pay im not hiding i have been trying to modify also because im getting charge child care fir my son thats gonna be 17 years what can i do to show the judge that i unwillfully not paying?

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