Legal Question in Family Law in California

Can I use unpaid child support againt someone so they won't be able to get legal custody over my child?

Asked on 10/06/13, 6:32 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Timothy McCormick Libris Solutions - Dispute Resolution Services

Nope. No way no how. Other than the fact that custodial time is a factor in the support calculation formula, custody and support are totally separate. In fact one if the few things that will pretty much automatically get a family court judge reversed and reprimanded by the court of appeals is if they consider support issues in deciding custody.

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Answered on 10/06/13, 7:46 pm

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