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No. Child support is owed to the custodial parent.

The right to collect child support belongs to the custodial parent, not the child, even after the child is an adult they cannot bring a suit for back child support.

An adult child may be able to bring a suit for child support arrears on behalf of their parent's estate if they are the court appointed representative of the estate and any statute of limitations has not expired. In that case thy should consult with an attorney.

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Q: Can adults sue their parents for unpaid child support?
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How do you stop child support for the non custodial parent even if he owes back child support?

The parents can agree to waive the unpaid support - the court must approve this after finding it to be in the child's best interest.

Can an adult child get unpaid child support in Alabama?

No, child support is not paid to the child but to the parent raising the child.

What are some of the services provided by the Division of Child Support Enforcement in Delaware?

One of the best services provided by the Division of Child Support Enforcement in Delaware is collecting unpaid child support payments, locating non - custodial parents.

Statute of limitations on child support?

There is no statute of limitations on collecting unpaid child support.

Can the IRS take money you owe for child support?

If a person owes unpaid child support, the IRS can take it from their expected tax refund when federal taxes are filed. Wages can also be garnished for unpaid child support.

Is there a statute of limitations on child support in Maryland?

There is no statute of limitations on unpaid, past-due child support.

Can a child sue for child support after the age of 18 if the father has never paid a penny?

Yes a child can sue a parent for unpaid child support if there was a child support order.

Can one go to jail for unpaid medical bills?

No. There are many adverse consequences of unpaid medical bills, including lawsuits and wage garnishment, only noncustodial parents paying child support can be jailed for unpaid medical bills in America.

Can an adult child sue their deceased parent's estate for unpaid child support?


How long can back child support be collected in Washington after child turns 18?

Forever; there is no statute of limitations on unpaid child support.

Does an obligator still have to pay child support in Texas after 50 years?

There is no statute of limitations on unpaid child support.

Is there a statute of limitations on collection child support in Ohio?

In the US, there is no statute of limitations on collecting unpaid child support.

Does an unmarried father have to pay child support if he and the mom are together?

It depends on the situation. If the adults were not together when the child support was established then they have the option of dating and then the option of removing the father from child support. It is the parents decision and best interests of the child if the noncustodial parent remains on child support unless married..

Does child support for disabled child have to be reimbursed after child reaches 18?

Whether or not the child is disabled: Child support that's properly paid does not ever have to be reimbursed; unpaid child support is collectible forever.

When does a custodial parents claim to child support end and the child takes over?

The child never "takes over." The CP has a claim to any and all unpaid child support (except for amounts owed to the State as reimbursement for assistance issued) until it's paid.

Could you go to jail for unpaid child support?


Can an emancipated teenager living other adults get child support?

In general, emancipated children are not eligible for child support - they are considered adults.

Can your income be garnished if you pay child support?

Garnishment is the usual method of paying child support, especially if there is an unpaid balance.

Can you in list with unpaid child support?

If you mean, "enlist," - yes, but military service doesn't relieve you of your child support obligation.

Ward of the state child support?

The parents of a ward of the state will not receive any child support. They were determined to be unfit parents, and do not have a child to support.

Can a will be challenged by unpaid child support?

The will cannot be challenged; however, the State's child support agency may file a claim on the estate.

Will Texas extradite someone to Pennsylvania for unpaid child support?


Will Florida extradite you for unpaid child support from another state?


Can a custodial parent seek back child support payments from non custodial parents spouse if non custodial parent is unemployed in the state of Florida and her new husband adopted them?

The new husband is not responsible for the NCP's unpaid child support.

Can a debt consolidation help you pay off my child support debt?

Debt consolidation schemes are almost never a good idea. Also, keep in mind that there is no statute of limitations on collecting unpaid child support, and unpaid support is not discharged in bankruptcy.