The 2 lawyers are working out how to pay the back money. Isn't she entitled to interest
General Practice Lawyer
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.
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Divorce / Separation Lawyer
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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Contracts / Agreements Lawyer
She is not entitled to interest unless there is a judgment awarding it. She may request such an award in a court proceeding.