As the non-custodial parent I currently pay child support. However, can I sue for retroactive child support dated back from the time before my ex-spouse was named the custodial parent?
Criminal Defense Attorney
Unless there was a valid support order in effect at the time then I would say no.
DUI / DWI Attorney
Child support obligation stars at the filing of the Petition. If nothing has been filed in the past, you cannot get retroactive child support.
Child Custody Lawyer
Each state is different when it comes to child support. For example in Florida a party may get up to 24 months back support.
You should consult a local attorney so he or she can give you a complete legal analysis of your situation.
JMP Law, P.A.
Juna M. Pulayya
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