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Can you sue for past due child support?

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If you already have a court order you don't need to sue, you just need to collect. If you don't have a court order that is going to be a state by state and judge by judge question. Almost across the board you will get support from when you file the case if you get a support order. However there is no answer on when you can get back due before you file. Ask for it. You may get it. And you may not.

Most states have SOL's pertaining to child support arrearages.

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