Q: Is a child support agreement signed and notorized binding?
My ex was ordered to pay support through Fairfax county va, we came to an agreement outside the court and closed my case with DCSE. It stated he could pay me lump of $4000 and continue paying $400 a month ect... but that if he didn't pay or if circumstances changed it could be revisited. He stopped paying, and I reopened the case. They award me ALL arrears based on the original court agreement and I put how much he paid during closure. He was originally ordered to pay $700 a month and during closure only paid 400, he was behind in arrears 5300 and gave me 4000. Thereby owing my quite a bit at 5% interest.
Can he take the agreement to court therefore nullifying all back arrears? Or do I just do what I did, put what he paid me?
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