Child support arrears modified

Asked about 1 year ago - Rochester, NY

Both of my sons r 21 yrs old I owe about $2900 for both for back arrears is there any way I can get that modified I live in Rochester ny

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  1. Mary Katherine Brown


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    Answered . The arrears will have to be paid. You may arrange a payment plan.

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  2. Maria C. Tebano

    Contributor Level 15


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    Answered . Once your sons are 21 years old, you can terminate the child support order. However, any established arrears remain on your account until paid in full. The arrears do not disappear or terminate once the children are emancipated. Unfortunately, they must be paid unless the custodial parent waives them.

  3. Lawrence Allen Weinreich

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    Answered . Once arrears are established, ther is no way to undo them unless you were on social services.

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