receving ssi benefits, can I get the monies that he was to have supposed to have paid. She is now an adult, does that matter?
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
Even when the child turns 18, he is still liable for any child support arrearage. You can file a motion to show cause (contempt) or contact the Child Support Enforcement Agency and get them involved.
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Family Law Attorney
SSI is not considered income. If that is all he gets his child support order should be 0 upon modification. It is doubtful that you can touch his SSI benefits. While the arrearage won't go away, he might not have assets for you to attach. You can file for contempt based on him not paying the back order.
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