I never received child support for my daughter, who is now 19. I have been unable to locate him, and the same for the Dept of Revenue. I live in Georgia and just found out today that the father recently married an attorney and is living in Houston, TX. Can I sue him for back child support even though my daughter is no longer a minor?
No. If you had acquired a child support order while the child was a minor, you could pursue enforcement of that order despite the child's age at the time of your pursuit. However, you cannot initiate a child support order if the child is no longer a minor at the time of you filing the request.
~ Kem Eyo
The above answer is a general explanation of legal rights and procedures. It does not constitute legal advice. Nor does it establish an attorney-client relationship between the individual posting the question and the attorney providing the answer.
If you had a child support order, then yes, you can pursue him for amounts not paid prior to the expiration of the Order. If you never had a child support order, then the answer is no.
This information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. I invite you to contact me and welcome your calls and emails. Contacting me does not create an attorney-client relationship.
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