Is the back child support owed to me, since I supported my son after his father stopped paying? Is there a time frame in which I must seek to be repaid?
Yes counsel is correct you can in fact collect on back support and there is no limit in Colorado for child support enforcement unless the arrears are reduced to judgment by the court. In this case, the regular Statute of Limitations for a judgment applies. You can go through Child Support Enforcement or hire a Divorce Attorney to file a contempt. Good Luck.
You can certainly attempt to collect such dollars. In fact, some experienced family law attorneys are able to take these cases on a contingent fee arrangement, meaning they get paid when you get paid.
Look for someone in the jurisdiction where the family law case orders are entered.
In no way am I offering you legal advice, and in no way has my comment created an attorney-client relationship. You are not to rely upon my note above in any way, but insted need to sit down with counsel and share all relevant facts before receiving fully-informed legal advice. If you want to be completely sure of your rights, you must sit down with an experienced attorney to be fully aware of your rights. Finally, please forgive any typographical errors in my note!
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