my ex owes almost 40,000 in back child support. He moved to Puerto rico to avoid paying support. he is an army veteran and I recently found out he claimed my daughter on his army benefits and is receiving over 3,000 a month because he claimed her even though he hasn't supported her in years. DOR is of no help at all.
Open a child support case with your state & they can petition Puerto Rico [which happens to be a US Territory] to take up the enforcement of the obligation, or, depending on the nature of the payment he is receiving from the military they may be able to directly enforce against the same.
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If he is receiving Army benefits and is claiming your daughter as a dependent, you should be able to collect these benefits directly. It depends on whether this is a VA benefit or an actual Army pension. If you notify the Army of the overdue obligation, they may be able to help you directly.
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