Well me and my babyma signed an agreement at the child support office that I give her some money for our son every month and that been almost four years. People been telling me to give her money orders to help me if she take child support out on me
I'm not sure I'm following your question. Are youunder a child support order now? It sounds like you're paying herin cash and asking ifyou should use money orders. If that is your question, you always need to pay by a method where you have a paper record, and you should keep that record forever. You could have to provepayments years later. Cash is okay if you get a signed paper receipt. Money orders and checks also create a record.
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You need an order...if it an agreement that was done at a governmental agency you should be paying through them... Never give her cash. You really should consult with an attorney to protect yourself...
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If you are currently paying child support in cash, then you should either insist that she provide a written receipt, or switch payment methods. Money orders are a great option. However, so are checks or even bank transfers (with a note in your bank records as to the reason behind the transfer).
However, the fact that you will begin to maintain proof of having paid child support will not prevent the custodial parent from obtaining a child support order in the future. It will only help prove that you have not abandoned your duty to support your child.
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