Child support arrearages continue beyond adoption and are the right of the children.
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Yes. You are paying for the child support BEFORE you signed over your parental rights. Pay them as soon as you can and it will give you financial freedom. Good luck!
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Unless here is an order finding that your child support was current, you are still obligated to pay the arrearages and current support up until the date of termination or your rights,
You PAST child support is still due. Child support is considered a judgment against you in the amount of the support every month after it is due. Thus, all past child support arrearages will still remain until the date you relinquish your parental rights. As another attorney has noted, you should try to pay any arrearages as soon as possible. Child support arrearages accrue 9% interest, which can add very quickly into substantial sums.
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