I filed for child support from my boyfriend two years ago and won. Two months later we reconciled and got married. We never went back to the court to dismiss the child support and we lived together until two weeks ago when I left him with the kids. I just filed for divorce last week. If he hasn't worked in over a year and took care of the kids and I worked, does he still owe back child support if we were married?
If you carefully read your first decree it probably states that if you marry or live together that the child support stops.
During the period you lived together, he does not owe child support.
From the info you provided, it appears that child support would begin in May 2016.
Hopefully you have hired an attorney to assist you in the matter. Since it appears that at one time you went to the TX A G office, you need to let them know that you filed for divorce since they will need to sign the Final Decree of Divorce in order to finalize your divorce.
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The parent-child orders normally are ended by operation of law, meaning marriage. Any support owed before the marriage is still owed. Your only recourse for support might be retroactively from the date of his being served. You need family law counsel.
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