about paying child support
If someone has been paying child support for over 6 years without a court order for them to pay once they do go to court would he have to pay the past 6 years all over again? Due to the fact that he’s been paying in cash and has not proof of payment?
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Re: about paying child support
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If there is no proof of payment, a person can be ordered to pay monies again. I believe it it limited to a two year period, however, and not the six years you mentioned. All future payments should be by check or money order with a copy kept for future records. If not, always get a receipt in writing for any cash payments. This will avoid this scenario from repeating.
Scott R. Jay, Esq.