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If you have primary custody you can apply for support. The case is usually located where the defendant lives, but you often don't need to go back for hearings. You should contact an attorney to discuss cross state support cases. They can be complicated.
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If you were already awarded sole custody, how was child support not dealt with before? If by sole custody you just mean that you've never been to court over this, that's one thing. But, if you have been, then that court may retain jurisdiction over those issues. Talk to a local attorney.
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