I am a permanent resident alien and my ex wife and son are here illegally. can she sue me for child support in the state of texa

Asked 10 months ago - Shreveport, LA

i have sent her sporadic payments when i can, but she has never let me see my son

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  1. Alexander Joseph Segal

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    Answered . I hope she can but I do not know as this is not an immigration question. As a general matter, child support should have nothing to do with her or child's immigration status. If anything, it is a shame you are on LPR status and your child is undocumented.

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  2. Mary Katherine Brown


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    Answered . Yes, she certainly can seek to obtain your financial support for the child through the courts wherever she and the child reside (or the child's home state if different) if you don't provide support voluntarily.

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  3. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . If that is where she resides and obtained the divorce, then yes.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more

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