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You still owe the support. It wasn't the child's fault that the individual was in jail. And the child didn't stop eating or breathing while that individual was in jail.

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Q: If a person was in jail do they have to pay back child support?
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Can Florida extradite from Indiana jail for not paying child support?

If a person is already in jail, there is no child support owed.

Can a person serve jail time for back child support?

Yes, but it depends on the state/county.

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