My gf has been divorced 5 years. Her ex just recently started paying her child support and pension

Asked about 1 year ago - Hicksville, NY

The 2 lawyers are working out how to pay the back money. Isn't she entitled to interest

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  1. Rory M. Alarcon

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    Answered . She should receive interest if there was a judgment in place. If your girlfriend was seeking this Support for over five years and filed enforcement actions, it is highly likely that there are judgments in place.

    Rory Alarcon, Esq., is a New York attorney practicing the areas of Family Law, Matrimonial Law, Foreclosure... more
  2. Edwin Drantivy

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    Answered . She is not entitled to interest unless there is a judgment awarding it. She may request such an award in a court proceeding.

  3. Jayson Lutzky

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    Answered . If child support is in arrears, then a finding of willfulness is possible along with a money judgment, interest and legal fees. Consult with an experienced family law attorney.

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