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My ex was ordered to pay child support but never has. my kids are now over the age of 18 . can a persstill get bac child supp

Madras, OR |

he.has never paid he's on social security desablity

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  1. Child support arrears accrued after children grow up are still owed, yes. It might be possible to garnish disability payments for child support, but the payments will necessarily be rather low. He can't be garnished for more than 25% of his monthly income, or be left with less than $936 a month (that's for working full-time; different limits may apply for SSD. You should consult with an attorney with experience in support collections.).

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