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How can i get back child support due to my 5 year old daughter

Amityville, NY |

15,000 in arrears, NY, already filed a petition doesnt seem as if anything is being done

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  1. You follow through on your petition and get a judgment against the non custodial parent, then pursue collection.

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  2. If the non-payment is willful, you can ask that the court incarcerate the non-custodial parent. It is best to contact a local attorney if you are having difficulty enforcing a support order. You should also realize that you can ask the court to pay your counsel fees.

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  3. I am sorry to hear about your situation.

    You should contact an attorney to discuss your questions as additional information would be helpful. Why is nothing being done? What happened with your petition? Etc.

    I wish you the best of luck.

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    Hayley Greenberg
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