Is alimony ever paid through Probation? Does it affect the payor's credit rating for support payments (either/or child support and alimony) to go through probation?
Family Law Attorney
Both child support and alimony can be (and are recommend to be) payable through the Probation Department. Such action should not have an impact on one's credit rating...
Kenneth A. White, Esq.
New Jersey Family Law Attorney
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Divorce / Separation Lawyer
Yes - any ongoing support obligation (as opposed to a debt obligation) can be made payable through probation. If there are no arrears, it doesn't affect the payor's credit. I always advise clients to pay a month ahead in case there's every a problem processing a payment.
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Family Law Attorney
Yes it can be paid through probation and it can affect a credit rating if not paid.
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