The court only has jurisdiction to consider the ordering support to the date of filing. It can't go retroactive beyond it. Many parents think they can file for child support anytime and get an order from birth. They're wrong and end up only getting a few years.
You have to file and modify to get any change in support.
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No, you cannot get retroactive child support. It would be a violation of the other parent's due process. See below for more explanation.
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