Child support obligation stars at the filing of the Petition. If nothing has been filed in the past, you cannot get retroactive child support.
Each state is different when it comes to child support. For example in Florida a party may get up to 24 months back support.
You should consult a local attorney so he or she can give you a complete legal analysis of your situation.
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