I am sorry that you are going through this. Most support actions may be retroactive to the date of the filing, however, please remember it depends upon who is supporting the children and who needs the support. take care.
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I agree with Ms Tebano - child support is technically retroactive to the date of the complaint. As such, you are best advised to figure out what your proper child support payment is now rather than owe alot at the end. You are also best advised to schedule a free follow-up consultation with a Bronx Co. Divorce lawyer.
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Although there is law that your obligation would be retroactive to the filing of the divorce, it's usually from service of an application specifically requesting it. In Family Court, it's always from the date someone files for child support. Thus, so long as she doesn't file, you're totally ok, but it's always a good idea to give a weekly check for your children voluntarily.
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