Charter Township Of Clinton, MI asked in Child Support for Michigan

Q: Can I let the court know each month my sons father hasn't made his child support payment?

His dad only pays when he is held in contempt of the court should I let the court know each month he hasn't paid and he owes almost 4000?

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Robert Champion
Robert Champion
  • Plainwell, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: Is he ordered to pay support through the Friend of the Court? If yes (since there are contempt hearings, he probably is) - the Court already knows when he pays and how much he is behind. When show cause or contempt hearings are held, make sure you have contact with the FOC and appear. Let them know your circumstances and the hardship the situation presents for you. They may demand more of a payment, or hold the hearings more frequently.

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