Q: I have2kids with my exgirlfriend,she refused to accept child support for7years,but now that she has a new kid want
i've been putting that money away for my children in a bank account till they turn 18, as any time I did send money she spent it on herself or her boyfriend. I'm worried now she will try to come after me and my wife and kids. What should I do? I wanted to work out payments for my children, not her life and shes been unreasonable for 7 years, but now that she has a new born wants and is threatening to take me to court for back payment etc.
A: I strongly suggest that you talk with an attorney. She could request support as far back as the birth of the children. It is all a question of the facts that are presented to the Court. She certainly could request child support going forward. You can't refuse to pay because you feel that she is spending the money on herself. You would have to prove that she is not providing the children with those things that your child support is for. Again, I would suggest you sit down with an attorney if she is threatening you with a lawsuit.
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