Who is required to pay child support if you are not the biological father?

Who is required to pay child support if you are not the biological father?

Failure to file a timely legal request could result in the court requiring you to pay child support for a child that isn’t biologically yours. An alleged father is any unwed man who the court believes to be the biological parent of a child.

Can a non custodial parent not be required to pay child support?

In some situations, a non-custodial parent is unemployed or does not have a stable employment history of which to refer when making determinations regarding a child support obligation. However, even if a person does not have a job, he or she may still be required to pay child support.

Why do parents have to pay child support?

Child support cases are, therefore, not concerned with fairness to the parents, but only consider what would be in the best interests of the child. Children are better off when they receive support from both parents, therefore, where there are two parents the court will require both to support the child regardless of circumstances.

Do you have to pay child support for a child born out of wedlock?

Child Support Rules for Children Born Out of Wedlock. Although it might seem fair that a father who didn’t choose to have the child should be required to pay support, the matter is one of public policy. Essentially, the courts primary concern is that children receive the care and support they need.

What should I do if my father has not paid child support?

Ask a lawyer – it’s free! You should not be angry at all. You should be angry with the father that has not paid child support. As stated correctly by my colleagues, the DOR is required by regulation to hold the intercepted monies for 180 days to allow the Obligor to contest the enforcement action… Call DOR.

What does the obligee believe about child support?

The obligee believes that child support payments, including payments owed to the custodial parent due to agency error, are not being issued with reasonable promptness. The obligee believes that the CSEA has failed to take action against an obligor’s employer for failure to promptly forward payments withheld from the obligor’s wages.

When do you have to pay child support?

For driver’s licenses and vehicle registration: When obligor is 15 days delinquent in making a payment; or failure to comply with a subpoena or order to appear. Professional, business, teachers and vessels: Obligor has 30 days after the second notice to pay owed child support or reach an agreement to pay delinquency.

What happens if you fall behind on child support?

Child support is a court order, and sometimes a judge may order the defendant, or obligor in the case of child support, to be jailed for willful nonpayment. Felony Charges. If you fall more than $10,000 behind, it could mean a felony if you haven’t made attempts to pay.