Legal Question in Juvenile Dependency in Virginia

My question is regarding my child's father who is incarcerated right now for a probation violation. We went to court this past February for a child support hearing for his 2 oldest children and the judge ordered him to obtain a job and to begin paying child support--well he also had to court for a probation violation and was given 9 months to serve. Will he be penalized for non-payment while he is incarcerated?

Asked on 4/14/11, 7:21 am

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Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law
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Yes, very likely he will be penalized in some form unless he submits a

written request to the court to have his current support order suspended until he

can complete his jail sentence for the probation violation and can secure gainful employment.

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4/16/11, 1:33 pm
sheryl shane sheryl shane, attorney at law
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You can always file motion for back support. Court may pressure him to pay arrearage in order to avoid going back to jail. Website: www.sherylshanelaw.com. Sheryl Shane, Attorney.

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4/16/11, 1:49 pm

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